Open House Every Tuesday

Between 7pm and 9pm we open our doors to anyone

who wants to learn about the tools and projects at MakeHaven.

We are located at 266 State Street, New Haven CT



MakeHaven is for


The prefect place to create and get feedback on your early prototype or just engage with a community of people working on the frontiers of technology.


Connect connect with others who share your passion. Share the skills you have developed expand your horizons.


Experiment with new medium and challenge your ideas to create something unique.




The tools to make anything! 


MakeHaven is a full makerspace and Fab Lab. 


3d Printers

Multiple Fused deposition modeling printers which lay down plastic layer by layer to build your designs.

CNC Wood Mill

A large platform which an attached router which can be controlled by a computer to cut out intricate custom designs.

Laser Cutter

Several systems for harnessing the power of a CO2 laser to cut into or engrave wood. These can be used to make incredibly precise works of art.

Wood Shop

Full workshop with all the equipment needed for most personal projects including: table saw, band-saw  planer and hand tools. 

Electronics Workbench

A place to work on electronics platforms like Beaglebone, Raspberry Pi or Arduino. Or to solder a basic circuit board together.  

Home Brewing

The basic equipment for standard home brewing as well as a custom built computer controlled home brewing machine for the advanced home brewer.

Metal CNC

A three axis fully enclosed metal mill, capable of cutting aluminum or steal with precision.

Sewing and Craft

Sewing machines, crafting equipment and a computer controlled embroidery machine.

Vacuum Former

Machine that heats and allows you to form plastic sheets into specific shapes. Great for making costumes, molds or a housing for your drone. 


What Our Members Do?

Get Announcements

We will let you know about events and workshops




Oscilloscope Demo

Open to Public

MakeHaven member Robby Blum will demonstrate some basic principles about the use of the oscilloscope. This a fairly informal demonstration is idea for anyone who knows a little about the oscilloscope but has not used the one at MakeHaven. Anyone with general curiosity about how an oscilloscope is used is also welcome to attend. 

Free. During Open House. No RSVP required.


Arduino Prototyping - An Introduction

Registered Attendees Only

Arduino Prototyping For Beginners

Sunday, March 5th, 2017


Max enrollment: 6 This class is $10 for General Public and $0.01 for MakeHaven Members, MH Members will be reimbursed the penny.

If you're brand-new to Arduino and electronics, this class will get you started prototyping your first circuit.  We will use an Arduino UNO to make LEDs flash in fancy patterns at the push of a button.

We will cover:

Leather Work and the Laser Cutter

Members Only


Michael Zieff has worked with leather for many years as an artist. Since joining MakeHaven he has incorporated laser burning designs and cutting leather patterns with the laser cutter. He will demonstrate techniques he has learned and walk through the process of producing a decorative leather patch and sewing it to clothing. Members may participate in producing their own designs as space allows.

MakeHaven Maker's Social

Members Only

Sunday Maker's Social is an informal monthly event for MakeHaven members to gather and work on projects.

Members are encouraged to come in and share what they are working on, socialize with each other and give short demonstrations on techniques or building processes.

If you would like to lead a short, demonstration, contact Tambira by SLACK or email for scheduling.

This is an informal maker's social.