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Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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January 2020

Intro to Wood Shop

January 29 @ 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 covered in this class:Table SawMiter SawPlanerBelt and Disc SanderFinish NailersDrill PressRequired gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve shirt, boots or other closed toe shoes, hair-tie for…

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Open Hack Night

January 31 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Friday, repeating until June 26, 2020

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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Open Hack Night: LBRY Demo

January 31 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Live demo on LBRY and how this platform benefits the maker movement.Live demo on LBRY and how this platform benefits the maker movement.Meet with other hackers and makers.Drinks and Food will be provided!Want to learn more?---------------------------------------------------LBRY corporate site: https://lbry.com/Makerspace Demo Channel: https://lbry.tv/@Makerspace:c

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February 2020

Intro to CNC Routers

February 1 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$45.00 - $60.00

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 proper…

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Auto Lift Safety Checkout

February 8 @ 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 some…

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Intro to Machine Embroidery

February 8 @ 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 size of…

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Intro to Sewing – Make a tote bag

February 15 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$56.00 - $70.00

See sign up form towards the bottom of this page!This class is a 2 session event!The first session is on Saturday 15th 10-12pm, and the second session is Saturday 22nd 10-12pm.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…

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Laser Cutter Training

February 15 @ 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.Attendees will make name…

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Intro to Soldering

February 20 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$50.00 - $60.00

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. The basic kit is a Learn to Solder…

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Intro to Welding – MIG

February 23 @ 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 to…

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Intro to Wood Shop

February 26 @ 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 covered in this class:Table SawMiter SawPlanerBelt and Disc SanderFinish NailersDrill PressRequired gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve shirt, boots or other closed toe shoes, hair-tie for…

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March 2020

Intro to CNC Routers

March 7 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$45.00 - $60.00

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 proper…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

March 14 @ 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 some…

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Intro to Machine Embroidery

March 14 @ 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 size of…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

March 21 @ 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.Attendees will make name…

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Intro to Wood Shop

March 25 @ 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 covered in this class:Table SawMiter SawPlanerBelt and Disc SanderFinish NailersDrill PressRequired gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve shirt, boots or other closed toe shoes, hair-tie for…

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Intro to Welding – MIG

March 29 @ 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 to…

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April 2020

Intro to CNC Routers

April 4 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$45.00 - $60.00

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 proper…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

April 11 @ 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 some…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

April 11 @ 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 size of…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

April 18 @ 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.Attendees will make name…

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Intro to Soldering

April 25 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$50.00 - $60.00

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. The basic kit is a Learn to Solder…

Find out more »

Intro to Welding – MIG

April 26 @ 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 to…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

April 29 @ 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 covered in this class:Table SawMiter SawPlanerBelt and Disc SanderFinish NailersDrill PressRequired gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve shirt, boots or other closed toe shoes, hair-tie for…

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May 2020

Intro to CNC Routers

May 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$45.00 - $60.00

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 proper…

Find out more »

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

May 9 @ 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 some…

Find out more »

Intro to Machine Embroidery

May 9 @ 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 size of…

Find out more »

Laser Cutter Training

May 16 @ 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.Attendees will make name…

Find out more »

Intro to Wood Shop

May 27 @ 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 covered in this class:Table SawMiter SawPlanerBelt and Disc SanderFinish NailersDrill PressRequired gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve shirt, boots or other closed toe shoes, hair-tie for…

Find out more »

June 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

June 13 @ 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 some…

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July 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

July 11 @ 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 some…

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August 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

August 8 @ 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 some…

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September 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

September 12 @ 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 some…

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October 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

October 10 @ 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 some…

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November 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

November 14 @ 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 some…

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December 2020

Auto Lift Safety Checkout

December 12 @ 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 some…

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