Loading Events

← Back to Events

Port City Makerspace

+ Google Map
68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
portcitymakerspace.com

November 2018

Open Hack Night

November 23, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

November 30, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

December 2018

Intro to Welding – December

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

December 7, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

Cutting Board Workshop

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - December 9, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This is a two-day workshop on how to make a cutting board! Sessions are on: Saturday 8th from 10am to 1pm Sunday 9th from 10am to 12pm In this workshop, instructor Chris Straub will take you through the process of making your very own cutting board that you get to take home! This class will involve the use of our Joiner, Planer, Table Saw, Router, and some clamps. If you are not familiar with these tools, please watch the following tool…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

December 8, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! The focus of this class will be operation of the machines and we will talk about the design software we use called VCarve Pro. This program will turn your design into GCode, or instructions that the CNC machine can understand. Attendees will learn the process of turning a design into GCode, and if time permits everyone…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

December 14, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. We will make a beginner project, name placards out of 1/4″ plywood. These are the…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

December 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 project 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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

December 21, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

Open House

December 22, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Learn about the makerspace and what our members do at this Open House event. Get a tour of the facility and see what membership has to offer! See the equipment and space that members have access to! See the projects that people have made, from furniture to motorcycles to robots to 3D printers! Learn what resources are available as a member of the makerspace (guides, plans, books, perks, and more)! Find ways to get involved in the community, support the cause, and keep up…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

December 28, 2018 @ 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…

Find out more »

January 2019

Closed for Holidays

January 1, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

We’re taking a break for the holidays for January 1st and January 2nd. If you would like to contact the shop during this time, please use the contact form on the website. The phones will not be answered during the week. Regular members can still access the space during this time, but please contact the manager if you have an issue getting in.

Find out more »

Closed for Holidays

January 2, 2019
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

We’re taking a break for the holidays for January 1st and January 2nd. If you would like to contact the shop during this time, please use the contact form on the website. The phones will not be answered during the week. Regular members can still access the space during this time, but please contact the manager if you have an issue getting in.

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

January 4, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to Soldering – Build a Flashlight

January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Get your hands on a soldering iron and make something with electronics! Attendees will learn basic techniques for doing electronics soldering and how to use other associated tools. If you’ve never soldered before or could use a refresher on how to do it (or if you’re just looking for a fun class to take) this is the class for you. There are two electronics kits that are provided for pratice in this class: a Learn to Solder Badge, and a…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

January 11, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Cutting Board Workshop

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This is a two-day workshop on how to make a cutting board! Sessions are on: Saturday 12th from 10am to 1pm Sunday 13th from 10am to 12pm In this workshop, instructor Chris Straub will take you through the process of making your very own cutting board that you get to take home! This class will involve the use of our Joiner, Planer, Table Saw, Router, and some clamps. If you are not familiar with these tools, please watch the following tool…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

January 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! The focus of this class will be operation of the machines and we will talk about the design software we use called VCarve Pro. This program will turn your design into GCode, or instructions that the CNC machine can understand. Attendees will learn the process of turning a design into GCode, and if time permits everyone…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

January 12, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – January

January 13, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

January 18, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Electronics Lab Meeting

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Committee meetings are gatherings of members and dedicated people of the community to discuss the direction of specific areas of the shop. It’s also a good opportunity to meet other makers of the same particular hobby. The Electronics Lab Committee focuses on the makerspace’s hobby electronics room, with components, 3D printers, microcontrollers, and scrap parts. To join the committee, ask to join the #electronicslab channel in our Slack group. View the agenda for the current meeting and previous meetings

Find out more »

Wood Shop Safety Checkout

January 23, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Are you interested in joining the Makerspace to use our Wood Shop? New members are required to go through this safety checkout to get access to the power tools in the wood shop. If you do not have prior experience with wood shop tools, we require you to take the Intro to Wood Shop class, or work out training with one of our experienced members. Prospective members are encouraged to attend a safety checkout before joining to get approved to…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

January 25, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. We will make a beginner project, name placards out of 1/4″ plywood. These are the…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 project 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…

Find out more »

February 2019

Open Hack Night

February 1, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

February 8, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

February 15, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

February 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. We will make a beginner project, name placards out of 1/4″ plywood. These are the…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

February 22, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Cutting Board Workshop

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - February 24, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This is a two-day workshop on how to make a cutting board! Sessions are on: Saturday 23rd from 10am to 1pm Sunday 24th from 10am to 12pm In this workshop, instructor Chris Straub will take you through the process of making your very own cutting board that you get to take home! This class will involve the use of our Joiner, Planer, Table Saw, Router, and some clamps. If you are not familiar with these tools, please watch the following tool…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – MIG – February

February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

February 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Soldering – Youth Class

February 28, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Is your child interested in learning electronics? Come with them to this Intro to Soldering class and we’ll show them how to build two simple circuits! Attendees will learn safety and soldering technique, and how to use other related tools for soldering like cutters and pliers. There are two electronics kits that are provided for pratice in this class: a Learn to Solder Badge, and a super bright flashlight! We will start with the Solder Badge and do the second…

Find out more »

March 2019

Open Hack Night

March 1, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! The focus of this class will be operation of the machines and we will talk about the design software we use called VCarve Pro. This program will turn your design into GCode, or instructions that the CNC machine can understand. Attendees will learn the process of turning a design into GCode, and if time permits everyone…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding for Teens

March 3, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

*** This is our standard Intro to Welding class, but geared specifically for teens and youngsters!  A great way to learn AND have fun in an exciting setting, outside of the classroom! *** Prticipants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like band saws, chop saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially authorized to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. In…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

March 8, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Women’s Workshop – Intro to Welding – March

March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

*** This woman-only workshop is the same as our standard Intro to MIG Welding class, but with an extra "Welcome!" to female attendees.  Women, men, children, and persons of all kinds are, of course, welcome to any and all of the classes we offer at Port City Makerspace - this class is offered to provide a more welcoming environment in what can otherwise be a male-dominated workspace. *** In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

March 15, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. We will make a beginner project, name placards out of 1/4″ plywood. These are the…

Find out more »

Bag it! Make a tote from anything

March 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This class will cover how to make a tote bag from a piece of clothing, table cloths, old fabric, curtains, denim, and beyond!  The agenda for the class will be as follows: Introductions, overview, planning Getting started - consider your item and how it could become a bag, what type of bag? Do you have enough material? How to thread a sewing machine Using patterns Lay out your tote, cut it, pin the sides together, get ready to sew it, plan…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

March 22, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – MIG – March

March 24, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

March 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

March 29, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

March 30, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

March 30, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

April 2019

Open Hack Night

April 5, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Meet the board!

April 6, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Our Board of Directors is preparing a presentation to help both our members and interested people in the community understand more about our organization and our goals. We have been around for 6 years and a lot has been done to further our mission, and we have even more obectives we want to get done!Come join us on April 6th! We will provided light refreshments, some of our directors will do a brief presentation, and we will have time for Q&A…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

April 12, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

April 13, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! This class will cover basic concepts of CNC routers and how they work. We will guide attendees through the design of a name plaque carved from soft wood. Then will we take our designs and load them onto the CNC router and go over setup of the machine, what to watch for when running it, and…

Find out more »

Open House and Craft Fair

April 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Welcome! OPEN HOUSE: Come for a tour of the facility and see what membership has to offer! You will get to see the equipment and space that members have access to. Family and dog friendly (As long as your family and dog are friendly)! Also Happening: Vagabond Coffee on site Demos of our 3D Printers Demo of the CNC Routers Demo of our NEW Laser Cutter Fresh PCMS apparel for sale Raffles and silent auction $10 off for new members…

Find out more »

Intro to Soldering – Build a Flashlight

April 18, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Get your hands on a soldering iron and make something with electronics! Attendees will learn basic techniques for doing electronics soldering and how to use other associated tools. If you’ve never soldered before or could use a refresher on how to do it (or if you’re just looking for a fun class to take) this is the class for you. There are two electronics kits that are provided for pratice in this class: a Learn to Solder Badge, and a…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

April 19, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

April 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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 is VCarve Pro. You can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. Attendees will make name placards out…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

April 26, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Beginner Bike Maintenance

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This class has been cancelled. 🙁 Let us know if you are interested in attending or teaching! Learn some basic bike maintenance and talk about your bike issues with an expert! This class will cover a number of different things to help keep your bike in top shape. Topics: – basic advice on decreasing and lubing – how to assess worn parts to replace – brake adjustment – derailleur adjustment – bearing assessment and adjustment, hub, BB, headset – flat…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

April 27, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

April 27, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – MIG – April

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

May 2019

Wood Shop Meeting

May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Join our regular wood worker members at the Wood Shop Meeting this month to talk about the state of the shop, ongoing projects, meet other wood workers, and talk about ways to help out. Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7! View the agenda for the current meeting and previous meetings

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

May 3, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! This class will cover basic concepts of CNC routers and how they work. We will guide attendees through the design of a name plaque carved from soft wood. Then will we take our designs and load them onto the CNC router and go over setup of the machine, what to watch for when running it, and…

Find out more »

Intro to 3D Printing

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Learn how to turn a 3D model into a physical object using 3D Printers at the Makerspace! In this class, you will learn the basics of taking a design or idea, turning it into a 3D model using TinkerCAD or Fusion 360, and how to use our 3D printers to print it out! This is a crash course that will touch on a lot of topics with the intent to prepare any prospective or current members on how to use…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

May 10, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Arduino Basics

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

In this class you will get introduced to everyone’s favorite micro-controller platform: Arduino! Learn what a Digital or Analog pin is, what it does, and how you can use these to control virtually everything electronic! It’s easy to get started, and even easier when an experienced hobbyist shows you the ropes. Attendees in this class will work on building a two-wheeled robot called a Protobot! Instructor: Tanya Hakala Tanya is a long-time electronics hobbyist and has used Arduino and Raspberry Pi…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

May 17, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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.…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

May 24, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

May 25, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Auto Shop Committee Meeting

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Join our regular auto shop members at the Auto Shop Meeting this month to talk about the state of the shop, ongoing projects, meet other car people, and talk about ways to help out. Auto Shop Meetings are on the 4th Saturday of the month at 1pm. View the agenda for the current meeting and previous meetings  

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

May 29, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

May 31, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

June 2019

Intro to CNC Routers

June 1, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! This class will cover basic concepts of CNC routers and how they work. We will guide attendees through the design of a name plaque carved from soft wood. Then will we take our designs and load them onto the CNC router and go over setup of the machine, what to watch for when running it, and…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

June 7, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

June 14, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – MIG

June 16, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Intro to Soldering – Electronic Dice Kit

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Get your hands on a soldering iron and make something with electronics! Attendees will learn basic techniques for doing electronics soldering and how to use other associated tools. If you’ve never soldered before or could use a refresher on how to do it (or if you’re just looking for a fun class to take) this is the class for you! There are two electronics kits that are provided for pratice in this class: a Learn to Solder Badge, and a…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

June 21, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

June 22, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Bag it! Make a tote from anything

June 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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! The agenda for the class will be as follows: Introductions, overview, planning Getting started - consider your item and how it could become a bag, what type of bag? Do you have enough material? How…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

June 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

June 28, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

June 29, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

Introduction to Wire Wrap Jewelry

June 30, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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…

Find out more »

July 2019

Closed – 4th of July

July 4, 2019
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

The Makerspace will be closed to the public for the 4th of July. Non-24hour members are still allowed access but must request access from the General Manager.

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

July 5, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Intro to CNC Routers

July 6, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! This class will cover basic concepts of CNC routers and how they work. We will guide attendees through the design of a name plaque carved from soft wood. Then will we take our designs and load them onto the CNC router and go over setup of the machine, what to watch for when running it, and…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

July 12, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Bike Tune Up Roundup

July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

The goal of the class is to teach people how to recognize safe & unsafe riding vehicles and provide basic knowledge and easy skills for addressing less than optimal conditions. Bike tune up, maintenance, inspection and light repairs will be covered.No prerequisite knowledge or skills required! Tire pressure, brake adjustment, derailleur (gear shifting) adjustment, headset (steering) adjustment, bottom bracket & crank arm inspection, hub and drivetrain inspection, and chain, brake line and derailleur cable lubrication will be covered. We will…

Find out more »

Arduino Basics

July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

What is Arduino? Arduino is an open-source electronics platform aimed at making it easy for a beginner to create the projects they want to make. Arduino boards can read inputs - light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into an output - activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on…

Find out more »

Open Hack Night

July 19, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

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.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Our events are hosted by Eventbrite

Know someone that would like to take a class? Get them a gift card!


Looking for more classes?
Check out our friends at other makerspaces in the area!

Manchester Makerspace

MakeIt Labs – Nashua

Making Matters – Concord

MAxT Makerspace – Peterborough

Assemble Makerspace – Berlin

GALA Makerspace – Wolfeboro

Claremont Makerspace