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Classes

Winter/Spring 2024 classes

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Basic Use and Safety: LASER CUTTING

Learn to set up and safely use our laser cutters

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Tuesday, February 20 (5:30-7:30p)

Wednesday, March 6 (5:30-7:30p)

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Basic Use and Safety: wood 101

Learn to set up and safely use a variety of fabrication tools in the wood shop

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POWER CARVING A WOODEN PENDANT

Learn to rough out, shape, sand, and hang a wooden pendant using a dremel or flex-shaft.

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Basic Use and Safety: jointer & Planer

Learn to set up & safely use our two lumber milling machines

Tuesday, February 20 (5:30-7:30p)

Wednesday, March 20 (5:30-7:30p)

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Basic Use and Safety: Ultimaker 3D Printer

Learn to set up and safely use our 3D printers

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Basic Use and Safety: PLASMA CUTTING

Learn to set up and safely use the plasma cutter

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woodworking:
face frame cabinetry


Design & build a small cabinet, with tongue/groove joinery used to secure a solid face frame to plywood carcass

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Basic use and safety:
everything but sheetmetal 101


Learn to set up and safely use a variety of metal fabrication tools

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Basic use & Safety:
Sewing machine


Learn to set up and safely use the industrial & household sewing machines & serger

Wednesday, February 7 (6:30-7:30p)

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INTRO TO MIG WELDING

Learn to weld steel & cut metal on the horizontal and vertical bandsaws

Saturday, February 10 (10a-3p)

Saturday, February 17 (12-4p)

Saturday, March 23 (12-4p)

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Want to learn something else? Let us know & you'll receive first access for new class sign ups!

Basic Use and Safety:
CNC Embroidery


Learn to set up and safely use the CNC embroidery machine

recent events

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Make a laminated cutting board, and in the process, learn to set up and safely operate the most commonly-touched machines in a wood shop

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Join us to repurpose server tower units into indoor mobile garden boxes. Free, all welcome!

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Forge your own heart out of steel!
Heat up your love life with this blacksmithing workshop.

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 Hammer form the bowl of the copper spoon and use our induction forge to taper, shape and bend a steel handle

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Using traditional Blacksmithing techniques, transform a railroad spike into a knife

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Learn the ancient technique of block printing, and go home with a whole new skill to continue exploring

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 Learn how to safely operate an induction forge, use an anvil, hammer and tongs

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MAKE-A-SPARK W/COUPLE’S WELDING STATEN ISLAND

SPARK up your relationship with an intro to MIG welding, then plasma cutting your own Valentine's Day heart.

Basic Use and Safety classes

Small group classes to learn the basic set up, safety and use of machines in the shops. These are simply machine set up and use and not project or skill based lessons.

 

In order to be cleared to use industrial and advanced manufacturing machines, you must show basic proficiency and knowledge of safety and use of each machine you want to use. Use clearance may be granted through demonstrated knowledge of machinery or by taking a BUS class.

For now, our workshops in industrial machinery are limited to ages 18+.  Some non-industrial machine classes such as laser cutting or 3D printing are suitable for ages 13+. If you are unsure, just ask. 

policy change

As of July 2023, we only offer Basic Use & Safety machine training in group class settings. Private lessons are only offered to instruct on specialty skills, not machine basics. 

If you do not see a class scheduled for a machine you would like training on, please sign up for our waitlist (below) to get notified when the next becomes available.

Adult

private lessons

Individual instruction is reserved for those are looking to learn a specific specialty skill, going beyond the basics. To schedule, you must have been previously certified on our machines.

For now, our lessons in industrial machinery are limited to ages 18+.  Some non-industrial machine classes such as laser cutting or 3D printing are suitable for ages 13+. If you are unsure, just ask. 

pricing

$95 / HR - members

$125 / HR - non members

email info@makerspace.nyc to schedule your lesson

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Family & Group Programming

We offer workshops for families at both locations.

We have many family days each summer that are completely free! Events are listed on Eventbrite.

Kids Programming

 We want to teach children to have hands on experience through STEAM!

We host many summer camps and MiniMaker days which are one day intensives for a variety of age groups.

 

We are always updating our calendar with new kids summer events and afterschool events during the school year.  

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