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
A lot has been happening at the Open Bench Project lately. We have continued to build out our space with new equipment, including a laser cutter, TIG welder and large format printer. We have also acquired several new active members who are charging in with a burst of...read more
At our meeting on Tuesday, we successfully installed the main Landing Gear and the Nose Gear on to the air-frame. We ran into a couple of small problems, which were quickly and easily resolved. The screws for the landing gear were slightly long, so Larry cut them and...read more
Progress on the Drone Chain…read more