ABACUS

Adding creative means to creative minds.
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Join ABACUS, a virtual makerspace for connecting real people in the real world. Earn money, learn skills, rent equipment, and get help on a project; all from local makers.

BECOME A MAKER

  • Rent your skills to people who want to learn in your own town, one-on-one.

  • Make money
  • Easy profile set-up
  • Unlimited posts
  • Secure payment system
  • Schedule manager
  • Knowledgebase access
  • Email support
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FIND A MAKER

  • Schedule an in-person session with a local Maker for a skill you want to learn.

  • Learn with ease
  • Rent equipment
  • Contract Services
  • Secure payment system
  • Schedule manager
  • Knowledgebase access
  • Email support
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(L)earn Your Way

Whether you're a maker looking to earn extra cash or someone seeking to learn; ABACUS makes it easy to connect you with the right people. Learn how ABACUS works to add creative minds to creative means.

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Makers Near You

We've made it easy to browse local makers and equipment sharers. See what people are making, learning, and sharing on the ABACUS marketplace and in your neighborhood. Find a new passion or share one here.

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Low To High Budget

We get it - money doesn't grow on trees. That's why ABACUS is free to use and we have makers for every budget. See how ABACUS can help you pursue your passion while also helping out your wallet.

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We're commited to your learning and safety. It'll blow your mind.

We don't compromise when it comes to the pursuit of creativity, and that should never come at the expense of anyone's safety. That's why we provide a growing, free-to-use safety knowledgebase for both makers and seekers. Learn more »

Workshop safety

We're well connected. See for yourself.

We're all about connections and creativity. The two fuel each other, so we're facilitating the expansion of both in communities throughout Washington state and soon the U.S. See how we've grown and how you can get involved. Learn more »

Group connection

Share your passion or learn a new one. Connect the way you want.

You could take our word for it, but why would you? Come see for yourself what ABACUS can do at one of our events. Learn more »

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