MAKE YOUR DREAMS

MakeHaven is for

Entrepreneurs

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.

Hobbyists

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

Artists

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. 

 
 
 
 
 

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Season Two of MakeHaven Animating

 

We have your favorite characters returning and three new stars entering the cast.

  • Colin Bunting is an engineer and designer. He has built lots of drones, can bend a laser cutter or 3d printer to his will and has entrepreneurship in his blood.
  • Catherine Cazes-Wiley is a hat designer and crafter. She is from France but has taken to her new home in the USA by volunteering to teaching marketable crafting skills people with disabilities, exiting homelessness or who are settling refugees.
  • Lior Trestman is an advocate for making a better community. If he is not volunteering at the bike coop or working on his startup he is at MakeHaven in the woodshop showing people safe tool use or teaching techniques.

MakeHaven: Tool Tag Sale

Open to Public

MakeHaven has a number of great tools we just cant keep anymore. As a fundraiser we are selling these used tools starting at 10am Saturday August 20th.

We will have the extra tools available tag sale style starting at 10am, (9:45 for members). Prices will be as marked, and reduced as the event goes on to keep things moving.  At some point what is left will be "pick your own price". At 4pm we take anything that is left to the scrap metal yard.

All proceeds will support MakeHaven, the purchase of tools, supplies and programming.

 

Skill Share Class - Sweet & Savory Pie

Registered Attendees Only

Slow Food Shoreline's Cook.Eat.Share Skillshare program is a monthly cooking class where attendees learn a new cooking skill or technique from members of the community, like you, who want to share their cooking knowledge.

For the month of August, community members Tambira Armmand will share her secrets to making sweet and savory pies. During the 90 minute hands on class, she will teach the attendees the steps of making pie dough from scratch. She'll also show you how to add flavorful fillings to make a sweet or savory pie. 

Introduction To Woodcut Printing

Registered Attendees Only

Introduction to Woodcut

Woodcut is a type of printmaking process. The art of printmaking involves the creation of a "master" printing block, from which multiple prints can then be made. The creation of a woodcut block is a very satisfying and tactile process, where hand tools are used to carve out the image that will be printed.

In this introductory workshop, students will learn how to:

Coffee Roasting Workshop

Event Date: 
Aug 28 2016 - 10:30am
Registered Attendees Only

Join us on Sunday morning for breakfast and a lesson on how to roast coffee beans.

Vishal Patel of The Happiness Lab will lead this workshop on how to roast coffee beans.

This workshop includes a breakfast sandwich, fresh hot coffee and a 1/4 lb bag of fresh roasted coffee beans

RSVP to attend.

Civic Hack Day: New Haven @ SeeClickFix

Registered Attendees Only

 

August 12th, SeeClickFix will be hosting a 2-day Civic Hack event. One piece of feedback we received from June's event was that folks wanted more time to be able to deliberate, dream, and develop their ideas and tools. 

The theme will still be New Haven’s Unique Needs, and we’ll use the SeeClickFix API to build solutions.

 

Challenge:

Form teams to address one of New Haven’s Unique Needs in one of three ways:

Talk:Sensors for River Monitoring In Botswana and PreHackathon Meetup

Open to Public

This meetup is focused on Internet of Things, in preparation for the New Haven Hackathon.

The purpose is to socialize with others and get exposure to the technologies and sensors that will drive the New Haven Hackathon. This is an excellent time to make connections with future team members. Have a project with sensors, Arduino, beacon, 360 camera, or drone? Bring it!

Experienced and inexperienced makers and hackers welcome.

We will have beverages and pizza for attendees who RSVP.

Print Making with Michael Angelis

Registered Attendees Only

Introduction to Woodcut

Woodcut is a type of printmaking process. The art of printmaking involves the creation of a "master" printing block, from which multiple prints can then be made. The creation of a woodcut block is a very satisfying and tactile process, where hand tools are used to carve out the image that will be printed.

In this introductory workshop, students will learn how to: