Boat Building Co-Build

Skills Learned: Participants will learn the “Stitch & Glue” process of boatbuilding for small, light, watercraft. Stitch & Glue uses marine grade plywood cut to very specific shapes and then ‘stitched’ together with copper ...

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Yakima Maker Exchange

Your shop for fair trade and locally made. Come support a local artist or someone in the developing world. We're open Thursday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sundays from ...

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In The News

PechaKucha Vol 6: Grit

Thursday night features ten local speakers, who share a personal narrative on the theme using the PechaKucha 20SLIDES x 20SECONDS format. Come curious and leave inspired--join us!


You've asked and we're trying it - Wheel Throwing!

Pottery is an incredible art that takes a great deal of patience and careful learning to master. While there are techniques to develope and training that needs to happen, everybody ...


Life as a Service

Back in the day–and to this day in some places–people pumped from central wells, ground their wheat at central mills, baked their bread at central ovens and even bathed at ...


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We are a nonprofit member based organization 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

April 28, 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 ...

April 30, 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 ...

Wheel Throwing Pottery Class

April 30, 2015

Wheel Throwing Pottery Class

This class is a 2 week class designed for any skill level.  Come learn how to work on the pottery wheel or hone your skills.  

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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. Visit us from 9am-9pm Thursday-Saturday and Sunday noon-6pm at 16 S. 1st Street in Downtown Yakima or call 509-972-6430 for an appointment.

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