Steward Spotlight: Kevin

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Recently retired, Kevin has always been a maker. Learn more about why he loves the Cave and his advice for future makers. Tell us about yourself Born in Suburban Chicago, 32 years in Phoenix, six years in Bend. I retired from IBM last year. In one form or another, I have been involved with building […]

Steward of the month: Sarah

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Sarah has been a faithful Steward since fall of 2016. Even though we’ve featured our “Shop Mom” before, we decided to chat with Sarah about some of the changes she’s experienced over the last 2.5 years. Tell us about yourself? I travel around Central Oregon taking care of pets and homes. When I’m not at […]

Steward Spotlight: Tim

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Tim Burnett is our Steward of the month! 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 who has a love for woodworking. Why did you become a Steward? I was there so often working on projects, and learning the workings […]

Project Spotlight: Inlight Photo Studio

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Lindsey Baumsteiger is a new tenant in the artisan space at the DIYcave. She’s spent the past month, remodeling her space and turning it into a photo studio. Read more about Lindsey and her big plans for her space. Tell us about yourself: I have been a professional photographer and private educator for over eight […]

Cave Project: Winterfest Firetable

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  While working through design ideas for the patio at 9th Street Village, DIYcave co-owners Dave and Tim decided that 9SV needed a fire table. Once they started designing, it was clear that this table would be a great entry for the fire pit competition at the 2019 Oregon WinterFest. Special thanks to Dave for […]

Steward Spotlight: Aaron

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Meet Aaron, our Steward of the Month! After living seven years in the Willamette Valley, he recently moved to Bend to be closer to the Cascades and the fantastic outdoor recreation opportunities here. Learn a little more about him below. Tell us about yourself  Hiking and cross-country skiing are my primary pursuits. For work, I […]

Project Spotlight: Fresh Off the Grid Van

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Meet Michael van Vliet and Megan McDuffie of Fresh Off The Grid , a food blog for campers that shows people how to enjoy great food in the great outdoors. They spent four months at the Cave converting a van into a mobile living/workspace to take on the road. Read about their project and learn about […]

Spend Valentine’s Day at the Cave

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Make a date for some quality time with your Valentine at DIYcave’s Valentine’s Day Maker Event. Our creative Valentine’s Day event is a unique experience and couples will enjoy: – Create your very own custom cherry-wood cutting boards – Design personalized leather bracelets – Take home photos from our DIYcave Photo Booth to remember this […]

Steward Spotlight: Rachel

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Rachel Goforth is passionate about music and art. She’s into sculpting clay, writing, belly dancing and more. She found the Cave when looking for a place to convert a 1975 GMC school bus into a home. Read on about her story and some of her favorite “Cave” things. Tell us about yourself I didn’t start […]