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.
- Allow yourself to be a beginner, no one starts off excellent.
- Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
- Greatness does not come with permission.
WHAT MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES
“I can’t imagine losing my membership. I’ve just had so many opportunities come through here for my business.”
“7500 square feet of awesomeosity. A maker space extraordinaire. I love this place.”
“Is it wrong that I never wanted to leave?”
“Open Bench has been SO important to me in my journey to America.”
“AWESOME location and resource. Looking forward to seeing how we can integrate that resource in our school…”
“Open Bench was a great space to “mess about”.
“OBP was the perfect place…a makers dream. You couldn’t hurt the place.”
WHO WE SERVE
Touch Activated Recycled CD Glow-in-the-Dark Lamp Project The day has come for you to recycle those antique compact discs! While you couldn’t quite bring yourself to throw them away, you can now rest easy knowing you have put them to good use. So, turn up the iTunes...read more
We’re excited to share that we spent a few minutes catching up with Cape Elizabeth High School senior, Open Bench Project member and STEAM student Mac Huffard the other day, despite the back to school rush. You’ve probably run into Mac lately, too, as he spends a lot...read more
It’s that time of year – students and teachers are headed back to the classrooms. Are you ready and excited?! It’s officially time to study according to the calendar, but does one really need to wait for school to start to share wisdom or gain knowledge? In our...read more