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A 6-month Intro to Making Course


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.




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 steel 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. 


Stay Connected

We will email you about upcoming events and workshops.


Make Haven

Mike will be avalible to badge members on the tools downstairs. 

  • Belt sander
  • Band Saw 
  • Chop Saw
  • Other
Make Haven

Meetup to talk about and participate in making music. The focus of first meetup ha been on creating electronic music but all music makers are welcome. The group will do brief introductions and then break into groups based on interest and skills. The goal will be to have groups work on sharing knowledge and work on small projects together.

We may order pizza (determined based on intrest at meetup)

Allan Visochek

As part of an initiative to develop a biohacking community in new haven, I would like to host an informal meeting in a few weeks at the space for people interested in DIY bio to come and see makehaven and discuss Ideas, Possibilities, etc. for a biohackerspace.  Any comments/suggestions are welcome. 

J.R. Logan

Join other intrested in microprocessors and electronics. We will do brief introductions and brainstorm projects before breaking out to do group work and learning. Will likley chip in on a pizza. 

Bring your electronic kits/toys/tools.

All skill levels wellcome.


Make Haven

All Members Meeting

Meetings will always be the first Thursday of every month, unless noted. This month it is the second Thursday due to Independence Day.

Ribbon Cutting Rocket

We are having our relaunch monday and we want the mayor to have something better than a regular ribbon cutting to kick it off.

One idea is to build a simple air powered rocket. We could decorate it with MakeHaven bling and fly it into a tower of cans or something? 

There are some great plans out there but they would take some work (for example: