Pumping Station One

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Join today for 24/7/365 access to our 10,000 square foot workshop

Pumping Station: One is a volunteer-run non-profit whose mission is to make the tools of creation and design open and accessible to everyone.

We are a community of people who love to make things. Our workshop includes areas for woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, electronics, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, arts and crafts, cooking, digital media, and more.

All are welcome at PS:1, no experience necessary. We're excited that you want to bring your ideas and passion to our community. Come check us out. We have an open house every Tuesday at 8pm. 

Ready to join? A basic membership is only $40/month for full-time access to the entire workshop.

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What is Pumping Station: One?

We are a collaborative, diverse community of people who enjoy making things. Members include artists, technologists, tinkerers, DIYers, hackers, craftspeople, hobbyists, and professionals. 

Our workshop is open to everyone, and we are run completely by volunteers. PS:1 is the largest and oldest serving community workshop in the Chicago area.


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