Project Spotlight: Lord of the Rings Shadow Box

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Steward Chloe was tasked with creating a unique, handmade gift as a wedding present. A wiz at the Glowforge, she set out to wow the happy couple with a shadowbox featuring a scene from Lord of the Rings. Tell us about the project you did at DIYcave? I created a Lord of the Rings themed […]

Steward of the Month: Taylor

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By day, Taylor is a video producer but by night, he spends time as a Steward at The Cave. Read about how the maker community has inspired and energized Taylor. Why did you become a Steward? I decided to become a Steward because I wanted to be a part of this maker community. Having access […]

Steward Spotlight: Todd

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Meet Todd, Bendite who moved away and then returned! He’s used other makerspaces around the country so giving The DIYcave a try was a no-brainer. Learn more about him and why he loves being a Steward at DIYcave. Tell us about yourself I’m Bend’s prodigal son: after moving away to Southern California, Southern Connecticut, and […]

Project Spotlight: Bevel Brewing’s Tables

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It was an amazing experience to watch a brewery and new business being built day-by-day at 9th Street Village. Val and Nate Doss talk about the communal tables they built for Bevel Brewing on-site at the Cave along with learning the Glowforge for table plaques. If you haven’t stopped into Bevel Brewing, make sure you […]

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 […]

Project Spolight: Patrick’s Tiny house

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We love tiny houses at the Cave. Learn about Patrick’s tiny house project and his inspiration, what skills he learned and his favorite projects to watch come to life at the Cave. How did you hear of the DIYcave? I first heard of the DIYcave through The Source Weekly. My first time at the Cave […]

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 […]

 
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