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, […]

Time lapse of mosaic stepping stone

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In July, Teri Shamlian taught a mosaic stepping stone class, and one of the students shot a time lapse video of her project. The video was captured over the course of the three-hour class and showcases from start to finish what students will learn during the glass classes taught by Teri. The stepping stone was the […]

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 […]

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.             […]

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 ( 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 […]