Steward Spotlight: Courtney Grove

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Courtney is a Jill of All Trades! She’s a fantastic woodworker and strives to learn new skills at any chance! Read more about her story and why she is a steward. Tell Us About Yourself: I moved to Bend from Hawaii a little over 3 1/2 years ago. I love the four amazing seasons and […]

Member Spotlight: Matt

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Meet Matt Spangler, a designer by day and maker by night! Learn why he joined the DIYcave and what he’s learned since joining. When you’re not making things at DIYcave, what can you be found doing? Working. I can’t retire yet, so I spend my days in the digital world of web and print design […]

Project Spotlight: Little Libraries for Local Head Start

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DIYcave member Alice Staley recently spent some time at the cave building a Little Free Library for a local Head Start classroom. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange in neighborhood’s across the world. According to the Little Free Library website, there are 27 in the Bend […]

Meet the Steward: Jack

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Jack Farley, the president of the local non-profit, The High Desert Maker is a busy guy. Not only is he a steward at the DIYcave but he’s also a realtor and lacrosse coach for Bend Parks and Rec. Read more about him in our monthly spotlight. Tell us about yourself I moved from Baltimore 20 […]

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 […]

 
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