3D Printing

An affordable way to get started with RepRap 3D Printing - $550 gets you everything you need to build your own 3D printer and start printing exciting custom objects. We'll give you ...

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First Friday Naked Raku Demonstration and Workshop

What is Naked Raku? Naked Raku is unglazed ceramics which has an uncontrolled element of smoke penetrating the clay. The result of each piece is uniquely beautiful, intoxicating and can never be ...

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Yakima Maker Exchange

Your shop for fair trade and locally made. Come find a special handmade item for your significant other for Valentine's Day! Make your gift more meaningful by supporting a local artist ...

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Maker News

First Friday Naked Raku Demonstration and Workshop

What is Naked Raku? Naked Raku is unglazed ceramics which has an uncontrolled element of smoke penetrating the clay. The result of each piece is uniquely beautiful, intoxicating and can ...


SHED Construction Update

Here’s the video documentation to catch everyone up on our construction progress. You can read a little about the different steps shown in the video HERE.


Maker Spotlight

One of our members, Matthew, is done with his first project conceived, designed, and built in the Maker Space! What are you going to make?


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We are a 503c investing in our Yakima community by providing workshops and creative outlets for children and adults, a colaborative making environment, and a flexible facility.  Would you consider joining in this cause and investing your time, talent, and/or resources to help the Yakima Maker Space make a difference in our valley?

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Upcoming Events

February 03, 2015

3D Printing Workshop

We meet continuously, every Tuesday Night 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. New students can start coming on any Tuesday.  You will receive dedicated help from the instructor, as well as ...

February 05, 2015

Clay Open Studio

If you are looking for a place to work on clay for the fun but not for the class, then our Open Studio is just for you!  You must have ...

February 05, 2015

Basic Clay Class for all Ages

This is a 4 week class for those who wish to gain experience with clay. No previous art experience is necessary. Students will gain hands-on experience with building techniques such ...

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IMG_9935Are you a tinkerer, inventor, programmer, DIYer, woodworker, artist, entrepreneur, builder, mechanic, designer, crafter, skill-sharer, or engineer?  Do you have an idea you'd like to build, but don't have access to the right tools, skills or space?  Do you want to be part of a community where people like to make things?  Well, then, we want you!

We support the creative potential of the Yakima Valley by providing the tools to make almost anything, space to build ideas, and co-learning for all ages.
 
At Yakima Maker Space we believe that making things with others is a powerful creative engine, that learning by doing teaches better than a textbook, and that access to tools and a supportive community will launch the next generation of entrepreneurs in Yakima.  We are part of the Maker Movement:  All over the country and the world, people are taking back control of the things they own. They wish to rely less on disposable technology and material goods and seek to learn how to build and fix things themselves. This renewed curiosity, combined with world-changing, easy-to-use tools like 3D printing and supercharged by neighborhood makerspaces has turned many a jaded consumer into an engaged and excited Maker.

We are here to support the creative potential of the Yakima Valley.  We want our children to have the technical knowledge to solve problems and the creative ability to think critically. We want adults to have the chance to turn an idea into a hobby and a hobby into a job.  Come on in and check us out and see how you fit in today!

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