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When Bench started, we were simply a public workshop focused on making woodworking skills attainable to the everyday person. Over the last couple of years, we’ve grown to include much more than just woodworking. We’ve offered classes in multiple trades such as metalworking and screen printing, moved to a much larger space, opened a co-working […]
Talk to anyone who’s spent time in a workshop and they’ll tell you endless reasons why it’s satisfying to build things with your own hands. Here’s just 15 reasons why we thinks you should learn to build in 2015: 1. It’s rewarding. As humans, we were born to be creative. 2. It’s economical. You can […]
We’ve been working for a while now on ways to make membership more accessible. Our goal has always been accessibility, to tools and equipment, work space, materials, skills, and training. Now in Bench’s new home we will be able to offer a more affordable Weekend Warrior Membership that will get unlimited access to our Factory Floor (fully equipped with […]
On September 28th, as Bench turned 1 year old, we opened our new retail space at Bench. Bench has always been focused on making trades more accessible to everyone. That is why we created a space where anyone could work in a professional wood and metal shop, it is why we started teaching classes […]
We have had a huge demand for classes ever since we started offering them in January. We are now offering our Intro to Woodworking course nearly every month. After our sixth round of classes we decided to revamp some of the material to make it more applicable. We also decided to make this series a […]
After a lot of hard work and elbow grease we are ready to launch Bench. Its very exciting starting a business from scratch. There has been a lot planning and preparation to get here, and it has been worth it. Many of our friends and family and even people we do not know have supported […]
Thanks to Edison Creative for making this awesome video!
Our friend Andrew Willoughby took some great shots of the shop before we launched. Check out his work here.