Halifax Makerspace

A member-driven community workshop

About

What is a Makerspace?”

Many of us don’t have multiple workshops populated with all kinds of tools. A Makerspace gives you that. Plus you get access to community of like-minded people that love to make stuff. Your project could be as simple as an LED name tag or as complex as a larger-than-life art installation. This is the place to learn how and get it done.

It’s kind of like a gym for your brain.

We are a member-driven non-profit society. We exist only through your support. There are no observers … everyone chips in. When the space needs new shelves or tables built, the members do it. Got an idea for a cool class to teach? Go ahead!

We’re located at 275 Rocky Lake Drive (Unit 19) in a warehouse unit. Just the right setting to make noise and a mess.

Our space has a dedicated woodworking shop with various saws, sanders, hand tools, routers and a CNC mill.  We have a couple “clean rooms” for electronics, teaching classes, sewing, programming, researching and art.  And we have a “smelly room” for our laser cutter, painting and 3D printer. Or just to hang out and talk with other Makers about “the next big thing!” and see what they’re working on.

“Cool! How do I get involved?”

“I have questions!”

Email us at info@halifaxmakerspace.org and we’ll get back to you asap.

Memberships

Membership

All new members are subject to an initial signup fee equal to one month of dues.  All members are eligible to sign up to our Members-only discussion group.

$50/month; 24/7 access to the space; voting rights

Payment options.

We are willing to accept almost any form of payment but we do have preferences if you want to make our work easier and reduce the fees we pay on transactions.

New Member Holiday Promotion – Six month payment

Pay for six months up-front and get one month free. $300; includes initial signup fee. Please see the Yearly payment section below for information about payment methods.

Yearly payment

Pay for a year up-front and get one month free. First year is $600; includes initial signup fee. Subsequent yearly dues will be $550.

Payment methods in order of preference for yearly:

Monthly payments

If you would like to just pay monthly then the easiest thing for us is a recurring subscription via Paypal.

New Member

$100 first month; $50 recurring




Other monthly payment methods include:

Existing member

$50 recurring – Use this option is you have
already paid your initial signup fee.




If you have any questions about dues please email the Treasurer or speak to any of the directors in person at the Makerspace.

Get Involved

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Contact Info

info@halifaxmakerspace.org

Unit #19, 275 Rocky Lake Drive, Bedford, NS. With COVID-19 restrictions in place we are giving tours by appointment only. Please email us to coordinate a time slot.