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 […]

Welding Techniques 102 – Build a Chair

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Learn how to weld a chair in January at the DIYcave. This course is all about the skills you need to design and make items with steel. During the course, you will create a modern industrial metal chair. The prerequisite to take this course is our Welding Workshop class. If you have not taken our […]

Steward Spotlight: Quentin

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Meet Quentin, who’s full of entrepreneurial ideas when he’s helping at the Cave. He aspires to one day open a makerspace himself too. What is your favorite part of being a Steward? I like the social aspect, as well as any opportunities to attempt projects out of my comfort zone. What skills did you improve on […]

Steward Spotlight: Clay

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Clay is a local bartender with aspirations of steering his career path into more of a creative, maker type situation. He’s new to making and to discovering his creativity. Here’s why Clay is a Steward at DIYcave … Tell us about yourself. My main interests in life revolve around the outdoors. I have my scuba […]

Make gifts at the Cave

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Put some love into the gifts you give during the holidays by making it at the Cave. December’s classes feature many that can be taken for the purpose of learning a new skill AND giving as a gift. Win/win, right? Here’s a summary below of what we’re offering… Mosiac Holiday Candle Holders Make a beautiful […]

Made in Bend Artist Event coming in November

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Shop local and handcrafted with love gifts from Central Oregon Artisans! Join us for our free event Saturday, November 10th from 10 am – 2 pm as DIYcave is bringing together artists and the public in a one of a kind event. Artists will share how their art is created and what inspires them to […]

 
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