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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Project: Bus House

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  New cave members Dave and Rachel are working on transforming a yellow school bus into their new living space. Follow their adventures on their blog and follow along with us on Facebook as we share their adventure! Read more here>>

Damien’s Bike Racks

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This month’s featured Q&A is with DIYcave Shop Steward Damien Teitelbaum who received a grant from MBSEF to build some artsy bike racks around Bend. With Damien’s membership, he constructed the racks right at the DIYcave with assistance from stewards and many tools. Tell us about yourself: I grew up and went to school in […]

Anna’s Tiny House

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Member, Anna Seltzer, has been working on a Tiny House since November at the DIYcave, and the transformation has been fun to watch. We decided to do a Q&A with Anna about her experience on the build and using the tools available at DIYcave. Q: Tell us a little about yourself: A: I’m a native […]

Bookshelf From Old Siding

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Jade stopped by DIYcave on her way to college to make a bookshelf to decorate her dorm room. Looking through the wood bin, she found some reclaimed cedar siding with gray paint on it and here’s what she created.    

 
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