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 […]


Meet the Steward: Anne

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Anne Fitzgerald is a fixture at the cave. Always smiling and willing to lend a hand. Learn more about her background and why she loves being a steward at DIYcave in her own words. Well, I grew up on the eastern shore of Maryland surrounded by the ocean, Chesapeake Bay, antiques and old farm equipment. […]


Member spolight: Tim

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Our member spotlight is on Tim Burnett, who says he has “so many projects I can’t keep them straight.” When Tim isn’t teaching as a professor of kinesiology at OSU-Cascades, he’s a typical Bendite who enjoys the outdoors and a tasty IPA. Why did you become a member of DIYcave? I saw the DIYcave booth […]


Meet the Steward: James

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Our steward spotlight is on James McCormick, a Bendite since the early 90s who loves working on old cars and being handy when a fellow member needs some assistance. Tell us about yourself. I’m was born and raised in New Mexico, and then did a tour with the Air Force in the UK as a […]


2nd Birthday Bash at DIYcave

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Can you believe we’ve been around for two years? We could not have done it without you! Join us June 3 from noon- 6 pm and help us celebrate! Stop by for demonstrations of welding, wood lathe, 3D printing and more throughout the day to give the community a feel for our classes. If you’re […]


Meet the teacher: Seth

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Intrigued by TIG welding? Learn more about TIG’s instructor Seth and what it’s all about. How did I get into welding? I got into welding in high school. Learning to weld and having a natural skill seemed to develop. I liked it and chose to seek out opportunities in the welding industry. Through my life, […]

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