FAQ

What is Ithaca Generator?

Ithaca Generator is a Makerspace, a place for inventors, crafters, designers, engineers and artists to come together and share resources, ideas and projects. We provide workshop space, tools, classes and social opportunities for makers in the local community.

Where is Ithaca Generator?

Ithaca Generator is located at 116 West Green St. in Ithaca, New York. We have two spaces, IG West in Press Bay Alley, and IG East next door in Press Bay Court. We held our grand opening in early 2013.

What tools are available?

We have a wood shop, metal shop, laser cutter, 3D printing, textiles, electronics, ceramics, and more!

A detailed list of tools is available on our wiki.

What kinds of projects do people work on?

Members work on a variety of projects, everything from sculpture to sewing to CNC routers, electric bikes to air quality monitors to software. Some members are very experienced as makers and others are just starting out.

When can I work on my projects at Ithaca Generator?

Members at the Basic and Standard tiers have keyless access to both spaces from12-8pm, 7 days a week. Members at the Extra tier have keyless access to both spaces 24/7. In addition, some members of Ithaca Generator have agreed to staff the workshops at specified times, to provide guidance and expertise for your projects. Check the calendar for the schedule.

How can I join Ithaca Generator?

For information about joining, you can check out the Join Us page on our web site or email info@ithacagenerator.org.