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June 23, 2018, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Make It Take It: Max Lamb DIY Chair London-based furniture designer, Max Lamb, is known for his simple and smart designs.  He wanted to create functional furniture that could be made by everyday people using a single material and a simple construction method.  In 2008, Max created the... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
June 23, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Aquaponics 101 Join Plant Chicago's Farm Technology Coordinator, Eric Weber, for this 2 hour workshop on the basic principles behind aquaponic growing. Aquaponics is a method of farming that symbiotically combines fish and plants in a continuously cycling water-based growing system. This system... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
June 23, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Private Make It Take It Class- Enzo Mari Classic Chair In 1974 Enzo Mari, a world renowned Italian designer, released Autoprogettazione ("self design"), a book of furniture pieces with plans and instructions for people to assemble at home from easily accessed materials. His intention was for the people to gain insight into what was... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
June 24, 2018, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm · ReBuilding Exchange Make It Take It: Mirror MAKE IT! Students will pick a salvaged mirror and then build their own frame from preselected reclaimed wood to fit the mirror. TAKE IT!  You will then take your mirror home and gaze at yourself all day!  If you buy... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
June 24, 2018, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Open Shop Have a project in mind, but lack either the tools, the space, or the expertise? Rebuilding Exchange is proud to offer Open Shop, where you can receive guidance from our knowledgeable instructors for all types of projects. While all skill... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
July 1, 2018, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Woodworking 101 Woodworking 101 is a 4-5 week class designed to teach the basics of woodworking.  Students will use reclaimed, old growth, barn, and mid-century lumber from the Rebuilding Exchange warehouse to build a tabletop (or other flat surface) in the 4... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
July 1, 2018, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Open Shop Have a project in mind, but lack either the tools, the space, or the expertise? Rebuilding Exchange is proud to offer Open Shop, where you can receive guidance from our knowledgeable instructors for all types of projects. While all skill... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
July 5, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Make It Take It Class: Treasure Chest Join RX for this fun new 3 hour workshop to make your very own treasure chest out of reclaimed lumber. Learn some basic woodworking skills, such as safe and proper use of the chop saw, bandsaw, and brad nailers. MAKE IT! Students... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
July 6, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange 2 Day Make It Take It: Carving a Canoe Paddle Join Rebuilding Exchange for this two day workshop to learn some basic woodworking and carving skills to create a beautiful 5 - 6 foot long decorative canoe paddle carved from reclaimed lumber. In this workshop, you will learn how to... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY
July 7, 2018, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm · Rebuilding Exchange Make It Take It Class: Wine Rack Calling all wine lovers!    Do you always have multiple bottles of wine at home?  Do you need a unique and creative way to display them?  If so, this is the workshop for you!  Join us for for this 3... #Hobbies&SpecialInterest #DIY