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.
Join us at 770 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT
MakeHaven is for
The perfect 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 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. Hone woodworking, sewing or printmaking skills.
What Our Members Do?
The tools to make anything!
MakeHaven is a full makerspace and Fab Lab.
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.
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.
Full workshop with all the equipment needed for most personal projects including: table saw, band-saw planer and hand tools.
A place to work on electronics platforms like Beaglebone, Raspberry Pi or Arduino. Or to solder a basic circuit board together.
The basic equipment for standard home brewing as well as a custom built computer controlled home brewing machine for the advanced home brewer.
A three axis fully enclosed metal mill, capable of cutting aluminum or steel with precision.
Sewing and Craft
Sewing machines, crafting equipment and a computer controlled embroidery machine.
Machine that heats and allows you to form plastic sheets into specific shapes. Great for making costumes, molds or a housing for your drone.
We will email you about upcoming events and workshops.
It's a table!
A starter project involving cutting a live edge slab in half and gluing it back together with resin. This project mainly requires basic resin use and standard wood prep.
This is a simple way to combine two vinyl cutouts to create a two-color design. In this case I'm using text, but this can be done with images as well.
A steak is a good entry into sous vide cooking, and is easier than you might expect.
MakeHaven hosts a home brewing community.
Join the next community brewing session to learn the craft, enjoy tasting and connect with other brewing enthusiasts. No experience necessary. Check Slack #brewing and makehaven.org/events for upcoming activities.
A simple leather tote bag that will serve many ways. This leather bag is easy to make and works great as purse or shopper. With just one yard of faux leather and little effort, you will be surprised what can you achieve.
Last Winter I finally got time to layup and fabricate the Mizzen Mast and remake a better sliding cap for the cabin.
The mast was made from Home Depote bought 2X3 by 8 wood that was scarfed on a 10 to 1 ratio and laided up into four 28 ft lengths using West Marine adhesive. The they were Glued together using PL premium The mast was then tapered and then cut in to 8s then 16s . The would had Grain denisty of 12 rings or more per inch. The layup had to be done out side because of the shear size but the scarfs were cut and glued at Make Haven
Pop up portable photo studio for photographing projects and products up to 25" x 30" x 25"