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Open Bench Project: Portland

Our makerspace provides members with access to studio/work space, tools and community, as well as discounts on classes and supplies. We help people bring their ideas into reality by encouraging critical thinking and fostering confidence in a curious, supportive environment. Become a member today.

CONNECTED MAKERS

OUR MEMBERSHIPS

WHAT MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES

“I can’t imagine losing my membership. I’ve just had so many opportunities come through here for my business.”
-AK

“7500 square feet of awesomeosity. A maker space extraordinaire. I love this place.”
-BMW

“Is it wrong that I never wanted to leave?”
-ED

“Open Bench has been SO important to me in my journey to America.”
-TB

“AWESOME location and resource. Looking forward to seeing how we can integrate that resource in our school…”
-DL

“Open Bench was a great space to “mess about”.
-BT

“OBP was the perfect place…a makers dream. You couldn’t hurt the place.”
-HK

WHO WE SERVE

UPCOMING EVENTS

A gathering of tables

We’ve seen a lot of tables being made around the shop lately. A student just finished her first coffee table and she is beaming with tremendous pride, our river table classes have been a big hit with many being built as gift for others, one big dining room table was...

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The cursed Phillips Screw…

When you take some time to look deeply at the world you can notice lots of interesting things.  Phillips Screws, are everywhere and they really do deserve a closer look.  How did they get EVERYWHERE? Why are they so easy to strip? Developed in 1930 by John P....

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Are you interested in making a group reservation, reserving studio or shelf space or inquiring about discounts available to our members? Perhaps you just want to ask us a question. Just drop us a line or drop by. We would be happy to hear from you.

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971 Congress Street Portland ME, 04103
(207) 329-8606 • info@obportland.org

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