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68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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July 2019

Open Hack Night

July 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Join us for Open Hack Night! This where we open our Electronics Lab to use by the community. Anyone can drop in Friday nights between 6 and 8pm to work on electronics projects, 3D print designs they’ve made or found, sewing projects, small repair, and more. Access is restricted to the tools in the Electronics Lab and our Classroom. We do appreciate donations at this event, but they are not required. Our suggested donation is $10, but any amount is okay…

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Laser Cutter Training

July 20 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$50.00 - $60.00

Learn how to use the coolest prototyping and customizing tool: the Laser Cutter! In this class we will cover the operation of our 30 watt CO2 laser cutter. We will go over how the machine works, how to make designs, and how to set it up. The software we use for designing and preparing code for the laser cutter is called VCarve Pro. You can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it.…

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Pinstriping

July 27 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$90.00 - $110.00

Learn to do freehand pinstriping to customize almost anything--cars, bikes, signs, furniture, etc! This workshop will take you through the history and applications for pinstriping, and teach you the best techniques for creating your own custom pinstripe designs. You will practice good brush control, and learn about the best choices for paints and brushes, as well as how to care for your supplies. Skills covered will include paint mixing, tool selection, brush handling, and design creation. Each student will be…

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Auto Lift Safety Checkout

July 27 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$20.00

To use our Auto Lift, members must go through a safety check out on it. This is one of our most dangerous tools in that if is used improperly can kill you. We want to make sure people are aware of that and acknowledge that the user needs to do their duty in ensuring safe usage of this equipment. There is a fee to go through this check out, which will go directly towards the Auto Shop’s budget. If for…

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Intro to Machine Embroidery

July 27 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$35.00 - $45.00

Want to add a logo or your name to a backpack or messenger bag? Want a personalized iron-­on patch? Learn how to use the Brother PR620 six needle embroidery machine with Tim Watts. Learn how to put logos on shirts, monogram some towels, make patches, personalize a bag, make a custom hat, or add a special touch to your favorite jacket. We should have time for everyone to make 1­-2 items depending on how many participants we have and the…

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Intro to Welding – MIG

July 28 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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Introduction to Wire Wrap Jewelry

July 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$40.00 - $45.00

Class Description In this class, Kathleen will teach students the basic wire wrap skill. The wire wrap is the key to most jewelry making. Once they know this skill, they'll be able to make simple to intricate necklaces, earrings, bracelets, etc. They will leave class with a finished pair of earrings and the skills to rule the jewelry world. Earrings will all be different, based off of what they choose to design with. About the instructor: Kathleen is the Executive…

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Intro to Wood Shop

July 31 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$60.00 - $80.00

Get the basics on how to use the tools in our Wood Shop in this introductory class! Work on a simple project and pick up the necessary skills to work with our equipment safely. Attendees will build a cheeseboard that they will go home with! Tools gone over in this class: Table Saw Miter Saw Planer Belt and Disc Sander Finish Nailers Drill Press Required gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve…

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August 2019

Intro to Welding – MIG

August 25 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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September 2019

Closed – Labor Day

September 3
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

The Makerspace will be closed today for Labor Day holiday. Non-24hour members are still allowed access but must request access from the General Manager.

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Intro to Sewing – Make a tote bag

September 14 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$35.00 - $45.00

This class will cover how to make a tote bag from a piece of clothing, table cloths, old fabric, curtains, denim, and beyond! Attendees will learn the basics of using a sewing machine, working from a pattern, and will produce a tote bag to take home! A fun class for those with no experience or those with experience looking to work with others! The agenda for the class will be as follows: Introductions, overview, planning Getting started - consider your item…

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Pinstriping

September 28 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$90.00 - $110.00

Learn to do freehand pinstriping to customize almost anything--cars, bikes, signs, furniture, etc! This workshop will take you through the history and applications for pinstriping, and teach you the best techniques for creating your own custom pinstripe designs. You will practice good brush control, and learn about the best choices for paints and brushes, as well as how to care for your supplies. Skills covered will include paint mixing, tool selection, brush handling, and design creation. Each student will be…

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October 2019

Intro to Welding – MIG

October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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November 2019

Closed for Holidays

November 28 - November 29
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

We’re taking a break for the holidays for December 25th and December 26th. If you need to contact the shop during this time, please use the contact form on the website. The phones will not be answered during the week. Non-24hour members can still access the space during this time, but must request access from the General Manager.

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December 2019

Closed for Holidays

December 24 - December 25
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

We’re taking a break for the holidays for December 25th and December 26th. If you need to contact the shop during this time, please use the contact form on the website. The phones will not be answered during the week. Non-24hour members can still access the space during this time, but must request access from the General Manager.

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Closed for Holidays

December 31, 2019 - January 1, 2020
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

We’re taking a break for the holidays for December 31st and January 1st. If you need to contact the shop during this time, please use the contact form on the website. The phones will not be answered during the week. Non-24hour members are still allowed access but must request access from the General Manager.

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