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Thanks to the tremendous contribution of time and effort from Rick Hubbard, we now have a fully fleshed woodworking shop including several router tables, and Grizzly bandsaw, a series of sanders, several Compound Miter Saws, Drill presses, tables saw, Circular saws, oscillating sanders, planers, various hand held routers, nail guns, jig saws, flush cut saws, air compressors and a dust collection system to keep it all in check. And thanks to Ashby Wratchford for the video! There is a more complete listing of our equipment available on our Wiki.


We have two 3D printers (a Makerbot Replicator 2, and a Ultimaker 2), a desktop CNC router (Shapeoko 2), a well appointed electronics workbench, IRIS quadcopter, several laptops and desktops, a midi music center, and (our current pride and joy) a 100 watt Lasersaur laser cutter that will just blow you away. (Special thanks to Ashby Wratchford for another excellent video). There is a more complete listing of our equipment available on our Wiki.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to Laser Cutting

Thursday, January 12 @ 6pm

This skills-focused course is designed to take attendees from novice to laser-ready for designing and making laser-cut projects. You’ll leave with open-source software for designing laser-cut items, additional software to send designs to the laser-cutter, an understanding of the difference between available laser-cutters, plus live demonstrations using the tools for maker-inspired projects.

$25 for members, $50 for nonmembers

Woodworking 101: Make Your Own Coat Rack

Saturday, January 28 @ 10am

This skills-focused course is designed to provide an introduction to both hand and power tool techniques for basic woodworking. Attendees will construct a coat rack to take home with them upon completion of the course. Fees include all needed materials including wood, dowels, hardware, and use of tools and equipment.

$35 for members, $60 for nonmembers

RC6: Design, Build & Fly a Remote Controlled Airplane

Scheduled By Request

Another “Make It & Take It” course, students receive direct instruction during this 8-10 week workshop series to design, build, and fly a remote controlled airplane. Course costs include access to tools, training, simulator use, controller, flight coaching, all materials, and RC6 Club membership. All ages welcome, contact Nelson to schedule a session at Current classes meet Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm.

$150 for members, $225 for nonmembers

3D Printing with Tinkercad: Make It & Take It

February 15th, 6:00pm

In this 3D printing course, participants will learn to design, edit, and print in free Tinkercad software. The first half of the course will focus on a general overview to 3D printing and a classroom introduction to Tinkercad. The second half will invite participants to design their own 3D object, with expert assistance provided as students develop their Tinkercad skills. We encourage (though don't require!) participants to bring a laptop. 3D printed designs are limited to two square inches and are available to pick up the day after class. All levels of experience are welcome, including those who have taken our prior 3D printing courses, which focused on different software techniques and platforms. Open to ages 7 and up.

$30 for members), $55 for nonmembers


The Staunton Makerspace is a part of a much larger process that is taking place across the world. Here is an oppertunity to take part in a movement that is as local as it is international. Share your skills, and learn from others, to build a better, more entertaining, more enabled world.

  • Makerspaces

    A Makerspace is a community run space where people can gather to create, collaborate and learn. We hope the Staunton Makerspace will grow to support collaboration across boundaires of science and art, technlogy and craft, to invent novel objects and works of art. Check out our Equipment Wiki for more information about our tools. The Makerspace is located at 222 S. Washington St. just a few steps outside lovely downtown Staunton Virginia.

  • Co-Working

    Are you telecommuting to work, or running a small business out of your house? Co-working locations offer a collegiate working environment that provides shared resources (such as high speed internet and an espresso machine) in a clean open space that offers an office like atmosphere that can make your day a little brighter and friendlier. As the Makerspace has grown we've established an agreement with Votr (a local tech startup) to help seperate the noisy workshop from the quieter desk workers. You can find the co-working space at 101 W. Frederick St. on the third floor.

  • Prices

    You can become a member for as little as $50 per month, with no long term obligation. We have a variety of levels of membership to meet a variety of needs and interests. Please check out our Membership Levels / Price List for more information.

  • Hours / Location

    We are located at 222 S. Washington St. Just off of Middlebrook Avenue as you head out of Downtown Staunton. Visitors are welcome by appointment. Please call / text us at 540-324-9427, or email to schedule a time to meet.

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Join Us

Ready to join? Great! Take a look at the Membership Levels / Price List below. You can choose between being a Makerspace member OR a Co-working member. If you want access to both spaces let us know and we can set up a custom membership to suit your needs. Get in contact with us ( / 540-324-9427) so we can give you a tour and a quick introduction to the space. When you are ready, you can easily setup payments to the right. Your membership helps found a community of makers and doers. This is a good thing. Join us. Make something beautiful.

Monthly Membership
Yearly Membership (10% Discount)

Makerspace Membership Levels

Access to the Staunton Makerspace only at 222 S. Washington St. with Wood working shop, 3D printers, Laser Cutters, Electronics workbench, etc...

Level Description Price per Month
Member 24/7 Access. $50
Family 24/7 Access. Couples must train together. $65
Dweller 24/7 Access. 4’x4’ storage area. $100
Artist in Residence 24/7 Access. 4’x8’ Workshop $150

Co-Working Membership Levels

Access to office space at the Vohtr Offices only at 101 West Frederick St. Clean, collegiate co-working area with desks, chairs, standing desks, couches, quiet rooms and a little coffee.

Level Description Price / Month
Member 8am-5pm M-F access, Shared workspaces $50
Dweller 24/7 access Shared workspaces Dedicated desk. $100
Private Office 24/7 access Shared workspaces Private Office $200

Dual Citizenship / Unique Requests

If you want membership at both the Makerspace and the Co-Working space, just sign up as a “Dweller” and let us know. We can accommodate other combinations as well.


There are many struggling entrepreneurs and artists that would like to be members of the makerspace, and would use it to start new businesses and create novel works of art. Supporting memberships are used to allow these folks to join the Makerspace. If you would like to learn more about how your money could help fund these members please get in contact with us, and sign up as a Sponsor! In addition to giving people a means to shape their world, you would also join our members only mailing list, and receive invitations to events, you can set up a subscription as a supporter for as little as $25 a month. Supporters are always welcome to drop by and learn more about current projects and crazy ideas.

Contact Us

Please get in contact with us if you would like to join us, or if you just have a question of comment. We'd love to show you the space, talk about our ambitions, learn about you and your intestes and find ways to help each other and the community.


Phone: 540-324-9427

222 S. Washington St.
Staunton Va.