Ticket Purchase Required

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

Create your own polymer clay ornament, for holiday decoration or for all year round! 

In this class, students will learn how to

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

1st Floor Room

This educational room has seating and tables suitable for instruction away from the noise of the main workshop. It is located on the first floor of 770 Chapel Street. Guests should ring the MakeHaven doorbell, then proceed down the long hallway. When you get the main MakeHaven staircase by the double elevators, rather than go downstairs, proceed through the double glass doors, take a right down the hallway and you will see a room with a big robot sticker on the door.

Gourd pyrography, or wood burning on gourds, is the art of decorating gourds with burn marks using various heated tools. This workshop will provide an overview of the art of gourd pyrography and allow participants to wood burn their own design into a dried gourd of their choice. Participants will learn how to use a wood burning tool, how to deal with the somewhat tricky surface of gourds, and how to stain and seal their gourd design.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

Tufting is a process by which custom carpets can be made. The artist sketches a pattern on a cloth, then uses a tufting gun to inject the yarn into the cloth. During this session participants will learn hands-on how to tuft their own simple design. Each participant will be assigned the use of tufting gun and frame, all materials will be provided to create a rug approximately 20" x24". Over the two sessions participants will create a carpet of their own design which they can take home.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

One of the most common items in everyday life is the common pen and making one yourself from wood and acrylic can be accomplished by anyone.

Join us for a 3-hour training on how to make pens from end to end and in that time make up to 5 pens for yourself, family or friends.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

One of the most common items in everyday life is the common pen and making one yourself from wood and acrylic can be accomplished by anyone.

Join us for a 3-hour training on how to make pens from end to end and in that time make up to 5 pens for yourself, family or friends.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

Machine Shop

At 770 Chapel, in basement beside main space.

This class covers Bridgeport (yes, Bridgeport CT!) safety, basic metal milling operations, and offers the skills needed to use the Bridgeport Mill. A Bridgeport mill is a standard manual knee-type vertical milling machine. The reason that many people refer to a manual mill simply as a “Bridgeport” is because it’s one of the most famous brand names that’s found in most machine shops.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

1st Floor Room

This educational room has seating and tables suitable for instruction away from the noise of the main workshop. It is located on the first floor of 770 Chapel Street. Guests should ring the MakeHaven doorbell, then proceed down the long hallway. When you get the main MakeHaven staircase by the double elevators, rather than go downstairs, proceed through the double glass doors, take a right down the hallway and you will see a room with a big robot sticker on the door.

Just in time for Fall, learn how to create a fun, festive, resin Autumn Tray with Audra of Motherhood Creations

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

1st Floor Room

This educational room has seating and tables suitable for instruction away from the noise of the main workshop. It is located on the first floor of 770 Chapel Street. Guests should ring the MakeHaven doorbell, then proceed down the long hallway. When you get the main MakeHaven staircase by the double elevators, rather than go downstairs, proceed through the double glass doors, take a right down the hallway and you will see a room with a big robot sticker on the door.

Unleash your creativity and learn how to make a pumpkin using chainmaille techniques. This special 2.5-hour seasonal class requires no previous experience and will cover the basics of various types of jump rings, their sizes, materials, and how to properly open and close them. Building on this foundation, you'll progress to more advanced techniques, allowing you to construct an intricate chainmail pumpkin that showcases your newfound skills and is perfect for Halloween or year-round display. Class projects will include a mobius necklace and whirlybird pumpkin.

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

VCarve Pro is a powerful but intuitive software for creating and cutting parts on a CNC Router.  VCarve Pro gives you the power to produce complex 2D patterns with profile, pocket, drill and inlay toolpaths, plus gives you the ability to create designs with v-carving textures as well as import and machine unlimited Vectric 3D clipart or single model files. 

Ashley Zdeb
Open Public
Ticket Purchase Required

MakeHaven Main Space

The main makerspace and connected shops. This is located at 770 Chapel Street. Registered participants should ring the MakeHaven labeled doorbell. They will be directed down a long hallway, and down a set of stairs to our basement workshop.

One of the most common items in everyday life is the common pen and making one yourself from wood and acrylic can be accomplished by anyone.

Join us for a 3-hour training on how to make pens from end to end and in that time make up to 5 pens for yourself, family or friends.