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COVID-19 NOTICE: We are open with protocols in place to keep everyone healthy and safe. Operating Hours are — Tuesday: 12pm-9pm / Wednesday: 12pm-9pm / Thursday: 12pm-9pm / Friday: 12pm-10pm / Saturday: 10am-10pm / Sunday: 10am-6pm / Monday: CLOSED

We have returned to in-person instruction for some educational programs where social distancing is possible. In addition, we continue to offer virtual classes. Please browse our schedule below, with On-Site and Virtual programs listed separately.

Upcoming Workshops (On-Site)

    • Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 0
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    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    Learn the basics of welding in the introductory class! Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. This class is geared towards students with no prior experience, however, you should be comfortable working with power tools.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Thursday, January 21, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Wood Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 0
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    General Admission: $65 / Members $52

    An introduction to the tools and techniques for wood turning on the lathe.

    This course is open to everyone from novice makers first starting to create to veteran craftspeople looking to expand their skillset.

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than two (2) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 2)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Friday, January 22, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • Metal Fab Shop, MakerspaceCT, 960 Main Street, Hartford
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Non-Members $20 / Members $5

    Watch and interact with Paul and you will learn some very basic techniques with hands-on fun. Students must watch the Blacksmithing Safety and Demo video before arrival. Paul will cover basic techniques, which may include strike, taper, draw, bend, twist and punch. Non-members must sign our liability waiver before entry into the shop.

    Blacksmithing Demo & Assist is $5 for members. / $20 fee for non-members
    One Hour Session
    Prerequisite: NONE

    You do not have to be a member to take this workshop. Please sign up on our website at the link below and pay tuition if you wish to attend. No experience required. Please note that MakerspaceCT's Metal Shop is an 18+ space.

    These individualized sessions allow for social distancing in the MCT Metal Shop. A cloth face covering must be worn at all times.

    In response to COVID-19, we have developed SAFESHOP, a proactive program that follows State of Connecticut public health guidelines provided by the DECD for keeping attendees of MakerspaceCT's programs healthy and safe. Learn more about the program here.

    • Friday, January 22, 2021
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Metal Fab Shop, MakerspaceCT, 960 Main Street, Hartford
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Non-Members $20 / Members $5

    Watch and interact with Paul and you will learn some very basic techniques with hands-on fun. Students must watch the Blacksmithing Safety and Demo video before arrival. Paul will cover basic techniques, which may include strike, taper, draw, bend, twist and punch. Non-members must sign our liability waiver before entry into the shop.

    Blacksmithing Demo & Assist is $5 for members. / $20 fee for non-members
    One Hour Session
    Prerequisite: NONE

    You do not have to be a member to take this workshop. Please sign up on our website at the link below and pay tuition if you wish to attend. No experience required. Please note that MakerspaceCT's Metal Shop is an 18+ space.

    These individualized sessions allow for social distancing in the MCT Metal Shop. A cloth face covering must be worn at all times.

    In response to COVID-19, we have developed SAFESHOP, a proactive program that follows State of Connecticut public health guidelines provided by the DECD for keeping attendees of MakerspaceCT's programs healthy and safe. Learn more about the program here.

    • Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 2
    Register

    Non-Members: $99 / Members: $79

    TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation, go over key safety features, and get introduced to some tips and tricks that will give you the best results.

    You don't have to be a member to take this class! Adults 18+ only, please.

    • Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 1
    Register

    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    For students who have completed "Intro To MIG Welding"...take your skills to the next level in this Intermediate Level course. We'll start will a quick review of safety and machine fundamentals, then get right into the assembly of a project from start to finish. Learn the steps and process of a metal fabrication project! Your must complete the prerequisite before attending this class.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: Intro To MIG Welding


    • Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    General Admission: $65 / Members $52

    Laser engraving is a fun and interesting skill that can range from an enjoyable hobby to a lucrative business opportunity. Engraving can be used to personalize everyday objects, such as coasters, keychains, and barware. Lasers can even cut materials with details that are impossible for other tools.

    In this class, you’ll learn the basics about laser engraving technology, the dos and don’ts of laser safety and look at a few examples of the laser engraver’s abilities. We’ll also discuss graphic design basics as they apply to the laser.

    This course is open to everyone from novice makers first starting to create to veteran craftspeople looking to expand their skillset.

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online at the link below and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, digital fab programs at MakerspaceCT are currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Friday, January 29, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • Metal Fab Shop, MakerspaceCT, 960 Main Street, Hartford
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Non-Members $20 / Members $5

    Watch and interact with Paul and you will learn some very basic techniques with hands-on fun. Students must watch the Blacksmithing Safety and Demo video before arrival. Paul will cover basic techniques, which may include strike, taper, draw, bend, twist and punch. Non-members must sign our liability waiver before entry into the shop.

    Blacksmithing Demo & Assist is $5 for members. / $20 fee for non-members
    One Hour Session
    Prerequisite: NONE

    You do not have to be a member to take this workshop. Please sign up on our website at the link below and pay tuition if you wish to attend. No experience required. Please note that MakerspaceCT's Metal Shop is an 18+ space.

    These individualized sessions allow for social distancing in the MCT Metal Shop. A cloth face covering must be worn at all times.

    In response to COVID-19, we have developed SAFESHOP, a proactive program that follows State of Connecticut public health guidelines provided by the DECD for keeping attendees of MakerspaceCT's programs healthy and safe. Learn more about the program here.

    • Friday, January 29, 2021
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Metal Fab Shop, MakerspaceCT, 960 Main Street, Hartford
    • 1
    Register

    Non-Members $20 / Members $5

    Watch and interact with Paul and you will learn some very basic techniques with hands-on fun. Students must watch the Blacksmithing Safety and Demo video before arrival. Paul will cover basic techniques, which may include strike, taper, draw, bend, twist and punch. Non-members must sign our liability waiver before entry into the shop.

    Blacksmithing Demo & Assist is $5 for members. / $20 fee for non-members
    One Hour Session
    Prerequisite: NONE

    You do not have to be a member to take this workshop. Please sign up on our website at the link below and pay tuition if you wish to attend. No experience required. Please note that MakerspaceCT's Metal Shop is an 18+ space.

    These individualized sessions allow for social distancing in the MCT Metal Shop. A cloth face covering must be worn at all times.

    In response to COVID-19, we have developed SAFESHOP, a proactive program that follows State of Connecticut public health guidelines provided by the DECD for keeping attendees of MakerspaceCT's programs healthy and safe. Learn more about the program here.

    • Sunday, January 31, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Wood Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 1
    Register

    General Admission: $65 / Members $52

    An introduction to the tools and techniques for wood turning on the lathe.

    This course is open to everyone from novice makers first starting to create to veteran craftspeople looking to expand their skillset.

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than two (2) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 2)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Tuesday, February 02, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 1
    Register

    Non-Members: $99 / Members: $79

    TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation, go over key safety features, and get introduced to some tips and tricks that will give you the best results.

    You don't have to be a member to take this class! Adults 18+ only, please.

    • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 3
    Register

    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    Learn the basics of welding in the introductory class! Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. This class is geared towards students with no prior experience, however, you should be comfortable working with power tools.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Tuesday, February 09, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Non-Members: $99 / Members: $79

    TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. After a quick refresher on TIG welding practices, create a work of art based on a drawing of your choice and continue to refine your own welding skills under the guidance of our TIG guru.

    You don't have to be a member to take this class! Adults 18+ only, please.

    • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 4
    Register

    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    For students who have completed "Intro To MIG Welding"...take your skills to the next level in this Intermediate Level course. We'll start will a quick review of safety and machine fundamentals, then get right into the assembly of a project from start to finish. Learn the steps and process of a metal fabrication project! Your must complete the prerequisite before attending this class.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: Intro To MIG Welding


    • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 2
    Register

    General Admission: $65 / Members $52

    Laser engraving is a fun and interesting skill that can range from an enjoyable hobby to a lucrative business opportunity. Engraving can be used to personalize everyday objects, such as coasters, keychains, and barware. Lasers can even cut materials with details that are impossible for other tools.

    In this class, you’ll learn the basics about laser engraving technology, the dos and don’ts of laser safety and look at a few examples of the laser engraver’s abilities. We’ll also discuss graphic design basics as they apply to the laser.

    This course is open to everyone from novice makers first starting to create to veteran craftspeople looking to expand their skillset.

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online at the link below and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, digital fab programs at MakerspaceCT are currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 2
    Register

    Non-Members: $99 / Members: $79

    TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation, go over key safety features, and get introduced to some tips and tricks that will give you the best results.

    You don't have to be a member to take this class! Adults 18+ only, please.

    • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 4
    Register

    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    Learn the basics of welding in the introductory class! Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. This class is geared towards students with no prior experience, however, you should be comfortable working with power tools.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


    • Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 2
    Register

    Non-Members: $99 / Members: $79

    TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. After a quick refresher on TIG welding practices, create a work of art based on a drawing of your choice and continue to refine your own welding skills under the guidance of our TIG guru.

    You don't have to be a member to take this class! Adults 18+ only, please.

    • Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 4
    Register

    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    For students who have completed "Intro To MIG Welding"...take your skills to the next level in this Intermediate Level course. We'll start will a quick review of safety and machine fundamentals, then get right into the assembly of a project from start to finish. Learn the steps and process of a metal fabrication project! Your must complete the prerequisite before attending this class.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, this program is currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: Intro To MIG Welding


    • Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 4
    Register

    General Admission: $65 / Members $52

    Laser engraving is a fun and interesting skill that can range from an enjoyable hobby to a lucrative business opportunity. Engraving can be used to personalize everyday objects, such as coasters, keychains, and barware. Lasers can even cut materials with details that are impossible for other tools.

    In this class, you’ll learn the basics about laser engraving technology, the dos and don’ts of laser safety and look at a few examples of the laser engraver’s abilities. We’ll also discuss graphic design basics as they apply to the laser.

    This course is open to everyone from novice makers first starting to create to veteran craftspeople looking to expand their skillset.

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online at the link below and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, digital fab programs at MakerspaceCT are currently limited to no more than four (4) participants at a time.

    (1 Session; Max. Class Size: 4)
    Prerequisite: NONE


Upcoming Workshops (Virtual)

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VIRTUAL MEETUP

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New Schedule Starting Friday, April 10th -- Join us each Tuesday and Friday from 7pm to 8pm.

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