Membership

Become a Member!

  • Access to workspace, tools, and equipment

  • Discounts and early notice for certain classes and events

  • Free use of the Tool Lending Library

  • 10% discount for additional members of your household

Maker Member

Great for those who plan to attend classes but don't need independent access to shops and tools.

  • Free Tool Lending Library Pass
  • 10% off Day Passes
  • 10% discount on Maker Memberships for your household
  • Discounts, early notification and exclusive registration windows for certain classes and events
  • Advance notification of classes and events
  • Access to a personal locker, for additional fee

*Note: Unless utilizing a Day Pass, Maker Members do not have access to the facility or use of tools and equipment other than during registered classes or programs.  Independent use of shop spaces, tools and equipment is reserved for Shop Members.

Shop Member

Best for those who want more freedom to use shops and equipment independently.

  • All Maker Member benefits, plus...
  • Your own key fob to the building
  • Access to workspace, tools, and equipment for your personal or professional projects(our goal is to offer 24hr, 7 day/week access by 2024)
  • Access to online platform to converse with other Shop Members
  • 10% discount on any memberships for your household
  • Receive 4 guest passes per month (see details below)
  • Eligible for small studio and large project area rental (for additional fee)

A Shop Member Orientation is required before activating this membership level.  Certain tools and equipment still require an additional fee-based Tool Safety Class and sign-off procedure before available for independent use.

Other Resources for Members

Member Locker Rentals: $15/mo

There are a limited number of small lockers available to rent that allow members to safely and conveniently store their personal tools and materials on site.

Ask at the Greeters Desk or contact the office at 603-569-1500 or info@makersmill.org for more information.

Member Studio Rentals

A few small, partitionable spaces with stunning views over Wolfeboro’s Back Bay and excellent natural lighting are available on a short or long term rental basis, as well as larger flex areas for someone working on a project that may require extended time and space.

Ask at the Greeters Desk or contact the office at 603-569-1500 or info@makersmill.org for more information.

Restrictions & Requirements

  • Shop Membership & Day Passes are available to anyone age 18 and up. (Opportunities for youth will be available through special events, workshops, and programming.)
  • Certain tools and equipment require attending a safety training class, regardless of membership status.
  • All Members are required to read and sign the Membership Agreement and the Liability Waiver before their membership is considered active.
  • Members are required to read the Makers Mill Members Handbook and be familiar with the policies and procedures contained therein so as to contribute to a shared space that is safe, orderly, accessible and equitable.

Other Ways to Access Makers Mill

Tool Library Pass: $150/yr

$150 annual fee for non-Members, upon application.

This service is free to any Makers Mill Member in good standing.

Day Pass: $35

  • Valid for one 9am to 9pm time block
  • Must complete and sign the Day Pass User Agreement and Liability Waiver.
  • Need to be safety-certified on the tools/equipment to be used, therefore plan ahead to obtain this certification prior to use of a Day Pass. Check website or with staff to ascertain dates of tool safety-certification programs.
  • Do not have to be affiliated with a Maker Member, as is the case with a Guest Pass.
  • Not eligible for discounts on classes, programs, or events.
  • This is not a membership.

Guest Pass: Free

  • Valid for one day during normal operating hours. 
  • Guests must be accompanied by a Shop Member while in the building.
  • Shop Members are granted 4 Guest Passes per month for inviting a guest(s) to supervise, or consult with a project for professional, educational, or safety reasons.
  • Guests must complete the Guest Agreement and Liability Waiver.
  • Guests must check in on arrival at the Greeters Desk.
  • Guests need to be safety-certified on the tools/equipment to be used, therefore plan ahead to obtain this certification prior to use of a Guest Pass. Check the website or with staff to ascertain dates of Tool Safety classes.
  • Shop Members are responsible for their Guest’s conduct.
  • Not eligible for discounts on classes, programs, or events.
  • This is not a membership.

Special Groups & Large Space Rentals

Have a youth group looking to make a robot or learn how to use a 3D printer? Looking to train and certify your employees on a piece of equipment - yours or ours?  Planning to make a promotional podcast or video or do a photoshoot?

Makers Mill offers a variety of flexible, assorted-sized spaces ideal for educational, corporate, and other group needs that are available on a short or long term basis.

Ask at the Greeters Desk or contact the office at 603-569-1500 or info@makersmill.org for more information.

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Membership Options for Everyone

Scholarships, Sliding Scale, Inclusivity

We are committed to offering a space and programs that are accessible to everyone to share their unique gifts and skills, and achieve their personal and professional goals.

As such, if you are experiencing any barrier to accessing or feeling welcome in this space, we want to work with you to resolve that barrier. We value creativity and trust we can find a creative solution. These solutions could come in the form of financial assistance, mentorship, mediation, evaluation of policies, etc.  Contact us for more information.

For those who have the means to pay it forward and/or support this goal of inclusivity, donations can be made to our scholarship fund (link when available).

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