New Class: Metal Forge

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Metal Forge is one of our new classes added this summer. Students can expect to learn how to manipulate metal into a variety of items. Like a sculptor with molding clay, the forge allows the maker to mold and shape hot metal into the forms they need. The list of things you can make at […]

Steward Spotlight: Trevor

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Our Steward of the Month, Trevor, has been with us for a year and has become our go-to for wood and tech questions. Learn more about him and his new upcoming project Topo Trail Maps. Tell us about yourself My wife Erica an I have been living in Bend for almost two years now, and […]

Project spotlight: Drum Machine

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New to Bend, Doug King was looking for the perfect place to get some help on a drum machine aimed for those with special needs. He found the DIYcave to be the perfect place. How did you find out about DIYcave? Through one of the associates of the Cave, Damien. I found his welding services […]

Steward of the month: Leo

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Meet Steward of the Month, Leo Gothberg! Former Marine, computer geek, and student. Read more about why he volunteers at our makerspace. Leo was the brains behind the Steward on Duty sign at the Cave. Tell us about yourself: I’m a geek with a love for good animation (despite the fact that I can’t draw […]

DIY Party: Girl Scouts make bracelets

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Carrie Hanson and a local troop of elementary schoolers from Lava Ridge threw a bracelet making class at the Cave. Carrie said the troop is always looking for something outside of their routine to learn and found that at the DIYcave. Read more about their experience. What gave you the idea to have a party […]

DIY Party: camping chairs

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New to the DIYcave this year is our classroom available for rental for parties! Kevin Donaldson wanted to create a fun experience for his son’s birthday. Read along about their easy, fun project … minimalist camping chairs. What gave you the idea to have a party at the Cave? We wanted an option that felt […]

Project spotlight: step & repeat wall

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Steward Brian Grosso created a fun step and repeat wall for a local event. What’s a step and repeat wall? Read more about this creative project and find out. How did you find out about DIYcave? I moved to Bend last fall and only knew a few people. One of which is a Steward at […]

Steward of the Month: Moto

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Moto Ohno is our resident tech geek who helped tremendously in getting our new tech shop up and running. Learn more about her and why she became a DIYcave Steward. Why did you become a Steward? I’m new to Bend, and in my previous town, I found the maker community was where I felt most […]

Member Spotlight: Keith

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Like many that live in Bend, Keith Robinson LOVES to be outdoors so when he had an idea to make his Honda Element into an adventure mobile, he joined the Cave and made it happen. When you’re not making things at DIYcave, what can you be found doing? I am an extremely active person. Often […]

Steward Spotlight: Peter

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Peter has been a Steward at the Cave for almost our entire existence and has seen many projects come and go. Learn more about him and his favorite part about being a Steward. Tell us about yourself Growing up in Seattle my father built two sailboats in our backyard. The first was a 32-foot long […]

 
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