Making Stained Glass Displays at DIYcave

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Local stained glass artist Teri Shamlian came in to work on making some custom stained glass vertical frames after taking the “Yard Art Welding Project” class the other day. She cut all the pieces, curled the steel into shapes, welded them together and ground them smooth. We look forward to seeing them with some glass […]

Snowboard and Ski tuning Class with Skjersaa’s

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Do you carve the mountains? Do you shred the slopes? Then you know that to do any carving or shredding your equipment must be in top shape. If you have ever tried to figure out how to maintain your skis/snowboard then you know that it isn’t something that should be done lightheartedly. You have to […]

Restoring a 1959 Craftsman Lathe

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1959 Craftsman Wood Lathe No. 103.23881 We knew we wanted a wood lathe for the DIYcave, but none of us had researched them enough to know exactly what we wanted. That’s when I came across this one, basically in a box. And I figured it was worth putting a little time into to get us […]

Wine bottle cutting and melting!

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We had a great time Friday night here at DIYcave! With a full class load we took wine bottles and changed them into drinking glasses and vases. We broke a lot of glass, and had a lot of laughs, but in the end everyone got to take some things home. Thanks to all who attended, […]

DIYcave Grand Opening This Saturday!

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DIYcave is Ready for Your DIY Projects! Saturday, May 30th from 10am to 6pm, we’ll be Celebrating the Grand Opening of DIYcave! The Makerspace Built for You – Think It. Make It! Join us for Events all day long including Shop Tours, Demonstrations (Welding, 3D Printing & More), Free Food, Live Music, and Free Drawings for Cool Stuff […]

DIY Raised Garden Beds

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Saturday, May 23rd 10am to 5pm, cost (includes all materials): $140.00 It’s time for getting your garden going, and we can help. This event is a workshop that you can drop into anytime up until 3:00pm. We’ll have your materials ready and waiting for you if you pre-register by Thursday, May 21st. These will be 6 foot by […]

Jewelry Making: A Personalized Pendant

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Cold Connections: Jewelry Workshop with Rikki Fernald Thursday May 28th at 6pm, cost is $36 I am excited to teach you how to make a pendant, created and designed by you! In this fun 2 hour class, you will be designing and fabricating your own pendant using your choice of copper, bronze and/or nickel silver.  I […]

DIYcave T-shirts!

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We have shirts! The first batch of DIYcave T-shirts is in, hand made (did you expect anything different?) by local artist Mare Schelz (www.MareSchelz.com). There are several colors available, styling for both men and women, and a range of sizes. But the current batch is going quick, so best come grab one for $15 while you can. […]

Soft Opening Announcement!

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It’s the moment that you all have been waiting for: we are opening our doors for business! Starting Wednesday, March 11th, at 4pm, we will be welcoming people into our shop, to make stuff! We will be accepting membership applications starting this Friday at the First Friday event downtown. You won’t have to pay until […]

Cave Exploration

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We are rapidly approaching the reality of the DIYcave being in an actual building! The building is in plan review with the city, and the construction is moving along like construction always does. I took a little hobby level quadcopter down to the building and (poorly) flew it all around. Here are the highlights (meaning […]