Claremont MakerSpace In The News
Claremont — Barely an hour into the open house on Saturday, more than a dozen visitors to the new Claremont MakerSpace had posted sticky-notes on a wall of the former Sawtooth Mill under a handwritten sign reading, “What will you make?”
“Guitars!” answered one prospective member of the cooperative aimed at hobbyists, entrepreneurs, artisans and do-it-yourselfers.
“Food truck,” another pledged, next to one reading “Learn to weld.”
“Quilts” and “Quilting!” read two more.
And these: “Birdhouses and such …,” “Keyboards (for computers),” “Smoker,” “Ceramics,” “Clay work,” “Classes on everything!”...
Eagle Times - August 15, 2017
CLAREMONT — When TwinState MakerSpaces President Steve Goldsmith placed his $18.42 bid for the Sawtooth Mill, he had new life in mind for downtown Claremont. Now, with work underway at the future site of the Claremont MakerSpace, the resurrection of the city’s maker movement seems more promising than ever.
With no ground to break in the former mill building at 46 Main St., the MakerSpace held a ground-”making” event on Monday on the rugged gravel covering the interior. City and state officials and local makers came out for event...
Valley News - August 13, 2017
Claremont — The next phase of the redevelopment of Claremont MakerSpace in the former Sawtooth mill building on Main Street has begun.
The building’s owner and developer, TwinState MakerSpaces of Lebanon, began work earlier this summer and is anticipating completing renovations before the end of the year.
Steven Goldsmith, president and co-founder of MakerSpaces with Jeremy Katz, explained on Friday the work that has been done and what the next phase will entail...
Valley News - March 26, 2017
Claremont — Interior renovations to the Claremont MakerSpace property at 46 Main St. are expected to begin next month and be finished by late summer, one of the nonprofit’s co-founders said last week.
“We have our building permits and now we have to schedule construction,” said Jeremy Katz, who founded MakerSpace with Steve Goldsmith. “Hopefully we can begin in April.”
The building, commonly called the Sawtooth because of a roof design that allows in natural light, is roughly 11,000 square feet and two stories tall. There is no floor separating the stories, so the interior is open to the roof and the equipment and work studios will be on one floor....
Valley News - October 15, 2016
Windsor, V.T. — From a miniature replica of a steam power plant to pinball machines to a robotic penguin, the American Precision Museum’s Model Engineering Show and Maker Space aims to give visitors a feel for technology spanning two centuries.
The Family Maker Space, set up at the recreation center, will feature cardboard pinball machines to play with, design and decorate; 3D printing; hands-on solar power demonstrations, and other activities hosted by organizations including Twin State Makerspaces ....
WCAX - October 15, 2016
CLAREMONT, N.H. - There will soon be a new space to make stuff in Claremont New Hampshire.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster toured the "MakerSpace" building Friday which is an old manufacturing mill on Main Street from the early 1900's. For a monthly fee community members will be able to rent space in the 10,000 square foot building to make anything from jewelry to 3D design...
Eagle Times-Aug 17, 2016
CLAREMONT — TwinState MakerSpaces, a Lebanon-based nonprofit that will be constructing the Claremont MakerSpace at 46 Main St., was one of 17 New Hampshire nonprofit organizations to receive a portion of $5.325 million in tax credits from the state Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) on Tuesday, Aug. 16...
Claremont — A $250,000 grant for TwinState MakerSpace Inc. will help jump start plans to renovate the Sawtooth building on Main Street.
The Claremont MakerSpace is being developed by TwinState MakerSpaces, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation established in 2014. TSMS was founded by technologists, artists, educators, tradesmen and lovers of New England with the goal of enriching our communities through collaboration and creativity.
The Claremont MakerSpace will help anchor the economic and cultural revitalization of Claremont, New Hampshire. We are inspired by the Maker Movement that has taken hold nationwide as a vehicle for enhancing entrepreneurship, job development, community development, science and the arts.