Project Spotlight: Burning Man Pineapple

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Lynn Strybosch was visiting Bend last summer and signed up to be a member of DIYcave to build a 12 ft geometric pineapple for her Burning Man camp tent “Pineapple Motel.” Read about her experience at the cave and how her project turned out at Burning Man. How did you find out about DIYcave? I […]

Meet the Teacher – Charah

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Meet Charah, the instructor of our popular leather bracelets class. Since Charah was a child, she was always tinkering and making things. Find out how she became a maker and what to expect from her class. How did you become a maker? I was born a maker! My parents made leather goods when I was […]

Stop in and see our new SawStop

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We decided to surprise Dave when he came back from taking his son off to college with a new baby … Cabinet Grade SawStop! This saw stop is pretty smart and can detect metal and flesh allowing the machinery to stop. If you’re interested in using this new piece of equipment, inquire about the certifications […]

Meet the steward: Caitlin

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Meet Caitlin von Gaertner, our newest steward, who is excited to learn new skills and be part of our maker community. Tell us about yourself. My professional life has been varied, and I feel really lucky to have been able to do so many things! I recently left my job as a social worker to […]

Stewards wanted

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Stewards are the lifeblood of our operations at DIYcave. These amazing people help keep the Cave open and functioning by assisting members, maintaining the shops and equipment, and taking an active part in creating our growing community of Makers. Do you know someone who would make a magnificent Steward or would you be interested? DIYcave […]

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 […]

Meet the teacher: Rochelle

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Want to learn how to make copper hammered textured earrings OR design festive bobbles for the upcoming eclipse? Rochelle Davenport has you covered. Learn more about her and the classes she teaches at DIYcave. How did you get into jewelry making? I got into jewelry making after taking a metalsmithing course at a small jewelry […]

Project Spotlight: Phil’s Teardrop Trailer

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Phil Roberts has been hard at work on his custom teardrop trailer for months and has been enjoying building things his whole life. This US Navy Veteran, kayaker, and traveler who grew up in Louisiana moved to Oregon in 2009. How did you find out about DIYcave? I used to go to Pack It to […]

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