High Desert Maker Mill · Central Oregon’s Prototyping, Fabrication, and Community Makerspace.

High Desert Maker MillLocated at 213 SW Columbia in Bend’s Entrepreneurial District, High Desert Maker Mill supports all stages of product-based development via our 15,000ft² facility and connections with leading technology incubator, accelerator, and investment companies.


High Desert Maker Mill Offers Multiple Membership Options for Everyone — Including Exclusive Perks for Founders!

Founder: $750/annual pre-pay (averages $63/month)

The BEST way to support High Desert Maker Mill is through a Founder’s Membership. Not only do you get full access to the shop during all member hours, but you’ll also receive exclusive perks including discounts on classes and annual membership renewals, and recognition through High Desert Makers. Don’t wait though … Founder’s membership pricing increases on February 9th and goes away forever at our Spring Gala. An Add-On Founder (another adult in the household, such as spouse) is and additional $400/annual.

Can’t do a Founder’s membership? No problem … monthly options available.

Full: $100/month
Student: $65/month
Limited: $50/month (no class discounts or equipment reservations)
Household Member Add-Ons: Full: $50/month, Limited: $25/month, Youth: $10/month

Annual pre-pay options available. All memberships allow access to the makerspace during Member Hours. Each add-on must be paired with an equivalent or higher-level membership.

  • Are you a ‘Commercial Member’? if you use High Desert Maker Mill for your business, or want to have multiple employees on your membership, please contact us for more information. Additional makerspace access hours, and front-door signage available for commercial members.
  • ‘Community Group’ memberships are available for everyone from gaming groups and youth clubs to racing and electronics groups. Discounts available for recognized school, nonprofit, and community groups. Group leaders are offered a complimentary membership and discounts on materials. Contact us for more information.

Can’t find a membership level that matches your needs? — Beginning in March, we’ll be offering members ‘Access Passes’. It’s a great way to share High Desert Maker Mill with someone!

Want to volunteer in exchange for a membership? — We’re piloting a barter program through April. This program is only available by speaking to a High Desert Makers Board Member. Find us at the Member Opening, or during an Open House event, or contact us at info@makermill.org.

Want to signup? — Applications and additional membership pricing information will be published via the website or visit us during the Member Opening.

Remember to join us for Maker Monday on the evening of Feb 8th! (Public Welcome)

Join us the evening of February 8th for a special “Maker Monday” event. Discover the tools, technologies, and workshops available at our facility, and learn how to connect with the maker community through events and meetups.

Attendance is free, no RSVP necessary. 

Monday February 8th

5:00pm – 6:30pm: Exclusive attendance for Founder-level members and key contributors.
6:30pm – 8:00pm: General attendance for all members.

Not yet a Founder-level member? Contact us at info@makermill.org and we’ll get you set up.


All attendees can get a full-body 3D scan in the Shapify booth; brought to you by our partner Digital Scan 3D / Shapify My Life. You’ll receive a unique link to your 3D scan which you can share on social media, and get exclusive discounts on downloading the 3D model or ordering figurines.

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Upcoming Workshop …


More info & RSVP: Click Here ⇨
Beginning February 22nd, at Maker Mill

Learn why the SketchUp 3D modeling program is one of the most popular visualization tools in the world; used in architectural, interior design, film, video game design and more. Learn how to navigate in 3D space, create detailed models in minutes, and construct a scene containing shadows, sunlight, and fog — and learn how to import ready-made downloadable models from around the globe. Instructor: Miles Wilhelm.

Member Hours of Operation


Monday: 4p-9p
Tuesday: 4p-9p
Wednesday: 4p-9p
Thursday: closed
Friday: 4p-9p
Saturday: 10a-3p
Sunday: 10a-3p






Maker Mill in Bend, Oregon is a division of High Desert Makers; an Oregon-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. High Desert Makers serves as a community resource leading projects, activities, and events supporting the activities and interests of Makers, Maker Culture, and the Maker Movement throughout Central Oregon. Our focus is primarily focused on “STEM” and “STEAM” subjects — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.

213 SW Columbia St
Bend, OR 97702

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