What we're about

As Pittsburgh’s first Makerspace, also known as a HackerSpace. HackPGH birthed the maker movement as we know it in Pittsburgh and has been involved in Pittsburgh and beyond for nearly a decade.

We have been a self sustained Non-Profit since the beginning. Our focus is on collaboration, education, inclusion and community.

We are all equal here at HackPGH and we want to see everyone come together to make something better.

Membership Model:
- $50/mo Membership
- 24/7 Access
- Teach a class, get a free month membership.
- Volunteer one shop clean a quarter.
- +18 but our classes are open to most ages.
- A place for prototyping and small batch manufacturing (etsy, etc)

Main Tools / Shop Areas:
1. 2x3ft 150w Laser Cutter.
2. Mig Welders / Metal Shop
3. Table Saw / Wood Shop
4. Sewing/Embroidery Machines
5. Electronics Workbench
6. CNC Machines

HackPGH is all about community. We want to see more people come in, collaborate, and learn from each other as well as have access to awesome tools! We have GEDs teaching PHDs and vise versa here. We are the makers making waves in the community.

http://www.hackpgh.org

Upcoming events (2)

MIG Welding 101: Build your own Industrial Lamp!

HackPittsburgh

This class is intended for beginner welders and/or those looking to brush up on rusty skills while building something fun and functional.

This class provides the foundation for basic fabrication techniques using a MIG welder. Students will learn to tack-weld into place and fully weld steel. Each student will make and take home an industrial lamp made from heavy duty chain and an Edison-style light bulb. No experience needed.

Please remember: no open toed shoes, and you must wear natural fiber clothing (denim, cotton, etc.) for this class. Due to the spread of COVID Omicron, masks MUST be worn when welding hoods/equipment is not in use.

You must register and pay using the link below in order to confirm your spot in this class!

Ages 16+
Instructor: Kiefer
Class limit: 4 students
Cost $150 for non-HackPGH members, $125 for members

Click here to register! https://members.hackpgh.org/event-4647893

MIG Welding 101: Build your own Industrial Lamp!

HackPittsburgh

This class is intended for beginner welders and/or those looking to brush up on rusty skills while building something fun and functional.

This class provides the foundation for basic fabrication techniques using a MIG welder. Students will learn to tack-weld into place and fully weld steel. Each student will make and take home an industrial lamp made from heavy duty chain and an Edison-style light bulb. No experience needed.

Please remember: no open toed shoes, and you must wear natural fiber clothing (denim, cotton, etc.) for this class. Due to the spread of COVID Omicron, masks MUST be worn when welding hoods/equipment is not in use.

You must register and pay using the link below in order to confirm your spot in this class!

Ages 16+
Instructor: Kiefer
Class limit: 4 students
Cost $150 for non-HackPGH members, $125 for members

Click here to register! https://members.hackpgh.org/event-4647897

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MIG Welding 101: Build your own Industrial Lamp!

HackPittsburgh

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