Project spotlight: Memorial Bench

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Longtime Steward, Damien Teitelbaum, was tasked with building a memorial bench for a client and utilized the Cave and crew to make it happen. Read on about the inspiration, easy and hard parts of this project. Tell us about the project you did at DIYcave? This particular bench project was a long time in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Projects: Salad Hands for Fundraiser

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In April, our Steward Project was making fun hand salad tongs for a fundraiser for the Jordon’s Syndrome Foundation. Jordon’s Syndrome is a very rare genetic mishap that causes severe intellectual and physical handicaps in children. The fundraiser’s goal was to raise over $250,000 to go towards research for a cure, and we’re happy to […]

Steward Spotlight: Chuck Bronson

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Chuck wanted to find a place where he could make a difference while staying in Bend and has found that in the cave. Learn about his favorite parts of being a Steward at the cave. A little about Chuck I’m a stand-up comedian originally from Los Angeles. I live on the road going from show […]

Project Spotlight: John’s Medicine Cabinet

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Just like any home or workplace, there is always something on the “honey list” to do. Kudos to John Sweet for marking “medicine cabinet” off the list with his creative take. Learn about the project and John’s experience at DIYcave. How did you find out about DIY Cave? I believe the first I heard about […]

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 […]

 
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