THE OBP BLOG
Whether you said it would happen next week, next month, or perhaps when winter starts, now is the time to do it. Make yourself stick to your New Year’s Resolutions. Here’s how!
Have you made something today? If you know Open Bench Project member Eric Stark, chances are he’s asked you that question. If you haven’t met him yet, we’d like to introduce him to you.
The time has come! It's finally here! This Makerspace - The Open Bench Project - is now in a new place with our own space. We could not be more excited! Our new shop is at 971 Congress Street, Portland, Maine. We’re working on a new sign, but you can't miss it. ...
Makerspaces are a way to bridge this gap. Project-based opportunities encourage learners to be creative and engage higher-order problem solving through trial and error. Makerspace learning empowers students, helping them take control of their feelings around learning, therefore making them happier. The final result is not just a final product, but rather a powerful and positive learning experience.
The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA) plays a key part in both the preservation efforts and supporting Maine makers, for which we are particularly grateful. We’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to this valuable organization and encourage you to learn more.