Next Meetup

Learn to Solder: Flashing LED Xmas Tree
This class is an introduction to soldering for the complete beginner. We will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty. We will guide you through the process of building an Icstation DIY 3D Xmas Tree Kit, perfect in time for the holidays! Not only will you learn to solder, but we will explain how the Xmas tree circuit works. We also have intro electronics and programming classes. Here is a video of what you will be making. Buy Tickets here! Recommended Age Group: 10-99 (kids must be accompanied by adults) Materials provided: -Xmas Tree Kit (Yours to keep) -Soldering Iron -Solder -Soldering Tools -Free Wifi -Snacks and Drinks available in vending machines


1936 5th Ave · Pittsburgh, PA


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.

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