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What could a craft-focused, maker-led social platform look like?

We’re building an online space for our maker community oriented around sharing and discovering handcraft. Over the last several months, our direction has been influenced by personal conversations with all kinds of makers. Now, we’re opening up the discussion to the larger community.

The possibilities are big and exciting but right now we’re focused on fit: What is appropriate? What is delightful? What actually serves us?

This post is a public work in progress. Consider contributing your insight in the comments next to each point or at the bottom of the post. If you haven’t already, you might want to read our Vision to Values first. You can also read and comment on our underlying assumptions.

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Building We Make: Underlying Assumptions

As we consider together what We Make could become, here are some considerations that have been foundational so far. This is a work-in-progress so community input definitely influences the direction.

Handcraft has the possibility to not just make our days nicer but to influence our experience of the world and each other.

As makers, sharing and seeing images of each others’ work can help us make even better work.

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