Paddle Repair

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Took a raft trip down the lower Deschutes and broke a paddle. Fortunately we had an extra.  Decided we better fix this one for an extra paddle next time.

Build your own Kegerator

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We built a kegerator for pony kegs (1/6 keg) to show you how easy it can be.  The hardest part is figuring out if your refrigerator is going to fit the keg you want.  For a pony keg you need approximately 4.4 cu. ft. If you can find or have a small fridge without a […]

DIY Adirondack chair video

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adirondack chair plans We’ve created a set of plans and a short video to help you build your own Adirondack chair.  It’s a simple projects that can be done with hand tools, although power tools will make it much easier. Let us know how it turns out. The materials used here were purchased at Miller Lumber […]

Teenager and a Motorcycle

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The story behind this bike start with a Christmas present for a twelve year old boy. When my son Canyon was twelve and into exploring the mechanical world. By this I mean I was finding my tools spread out around the house and yard. By the way, they don’t react well with lawnmower blades.  I […]

Guitar Build Is On!!

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We had a great night exploring some aspects of building an electric guitar.  Concepts were being worked out and planning has begun.  We tried out a few of the tools and skills needed and talked about some of the methods used in construction.  Tuesday Evenings have been selected as Guitar Build Night! You got a […]

Kids Welding is Finally Here!!!

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 6pm, cost is $30 We have a Welding Workshop at DIYcave, tailored just for kids. In this “hands-on” class you’ll cut steel with a torch and weld those pieces back together.  Parent or guardian is required to be on the premises during the entire class and is welcome sign up for the class […]

Guitar Building Presentation

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Friday May 22nd  at 7pm Have you ever thought about building your own electric guitar?  What happened next?  Stop by The DIYcave and I’ll tell you a little about what happened for me.  I’ll share with you some of the problems I encountered and how I solved them.  And you can take a tour of the […]

Cars in the Shop

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This past week we have have been finishing up (no shop is ever really finished) our auto shop.  The new 10,000 lb. lift has been installed and waiting for the last parts to be sent from the manufacturer.  We’ve seen a head gasket replacement get started on a rabbit.             […]