2019 Workshops

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When: February 23, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Want to reuse those light fixtures but aren't sure if they're safe? Light fixtures often come with frayed, cracked, and/or missing wiring which may present an unsafe or inoperable installation. In this hands-on how-to workshop you will learn how to replace damaged or missing wiring for a safe, functional installation.

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When: March 9, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Things you can put on a side table: a reading lamp, a plant, the mail, the cat, your dinner.  Using a simple design and reclaimed lumber available in class, you’ll make a handy table while gaining skills and confidence to use in future DIY projects.

No woodworking experience required. All materials are included.

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When: March 12, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Are you curious about woodworking and upholstery? This class gives you a taste of both. You'll cut and assemble a simple footstool and cover it with foam, batting and the fabric of your choice. 

Wood, foam and batting is included. We will have fabric scraps available for you to use or, if you prefer, bring your own fabric. If bringing your own fabric, please bring 1/2 yard.

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When: March 16, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

This handy, portable cold frame will have you eating garden fresh salad in early spring. In addition to giving seedlings an early start, cold frames are useful for hardening off seedlings before planting and extending your growing season past the frost date. 

In this workshop you will construct a 28" x 22" cold frame from repurposed sash windows and bamboo flooring.  

No woodworking experience necessary. All materials included.

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When: April 6, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

A boot jack is a simple and suprisingly handy contraption that helps you slip your boots off with ease. In this Parent/Child class we'll use a hand saw, sanding block and drill to build a boot jack that you can then stain or paint however you like.

1 ticket works for 1 parent (or caregiver) and 1 child pair. Workshop suitable for children 7+ years of age.

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