What we're about

Have you ever wished there were an AWESOME makerspace or hackerspace in the Salt Lake City area? A place where you can find like-minded tinkerers, hardware entrepreneurs, engineers, artists and makers?

We're building Utah's premiere makerspace and we'd love it if you'd join us. Our space is located right next to the Utah Arts Alliance's Art Hub at 663 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84104.

We're excited! Come to our public meetings or committee meetings. Be a part of our not-for-profit organization and steer this ship in the right direction. The larger our group, the more likely this endeavor will continue to be self-sustaining. In other words, we need you!

Check out our schedule of classes (analog electronics, cosplay costumes, DIY kids, etc.) and our roster of tools (laser cutter, CNC routers, 3D printers, wood shop, welder, etc.)

Check out our website (http://makesaltlake.org/). You can become a member by clicking the "Join Now" button there.

Upcoming events (4+)

Machining--Introduction to Manual Mill

Make Salt Lake


Introduction to the Bridgeport Manual Mill is offered to Make Salt Lake members only.
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Meet in the Machine Shop

Introduction to the Bridgeport Manual Mill covering basic machine operation and use of common tools such as mills, drills and locating devices. Students will acquire all the necessary skills and operational knowledge to execute basic tasks on the manual mill. Attendance is capped at 3 students per session. Please meet in the Machine Shop.

X-Carve CNC 101

Make Salt Lake


Join Randy Phillips to learn the X-Carve CNC basics.
This class will cover:
• CNC Safety
• Basic CNC Theory
• What Cutting bits to use and when
• CNC cutting fundamentals
• Easel and X carve Operation
• Your first cut

**This the first step to certification. In order to be fully certified and access the CNC you must also take the Online Certification class as well. This class will prepare you for that certification.

**Please set up a free personal Easel account prior to the class. Go to inventables.com and click the Easel tab at the top and follow the prompt to Explore Easel.

Forging Basics

Make Salt Lake


In Forge Basics you will learn what you need to know to start your first forge/blacksmithing projects. You’ll learn about the equipment (which tool and why), materials (where to get them), 8 hammer techniques (basic theory and correct hammering methods), and make one functional project to take home. This course is recommended for those who have little or no experience with forging. fundamentals of forge and blacksmithing principles.

For this class we encourage you to bring work gloves, eye protection and hearing protection. If you do not have your own we have supplies onsite for purchase.

Machining - Surface Grinder Certification

Make Salt Lake


This course is an introduction to surface grinding on our Brown & Sharpe #5 surface grinder. We will overview basic operation and teach the necessary skills to execute basic tasks on the surface grinder.

This course will invoice fine particulates and moving parts. Come prepared with safety glasses and an N95 mask. We will have some for sale onsite if you forget.

Past events (2,849)


SLC Arts Hub