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Creative Reuse: Make a Lamp out of ANYTHING! CHICAGO

11/12/2022 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm CST

$100.00 - $130.00
Take that favorite item you’ve had on your shelf and turn it into functional home decor!

Wondering what to do with that cool old whiskey bottle from Dad or the piece of driftwood you brought home from vacation? Turn it into a lamp! Join Lead Educational Instructor, Frank, as we dive in, get creative and problem solve our way into transforming everyday items into functional lighting.

You bring the thing; we will provide wire, sockets, switches and plugs.

This will be a small class to allow for ample one-on-one time and the chance to learn from other participant’s projects.

Please email indigo@rebuildingexchange.org a photo of the item you plan to turn into a lamp prior to the workshop.



If you can’t make it to a class, you can transfer your ticket to someone else. Please email indigo@rebuildingexchange.org with their name and email address.

If Rebuilding Exchange needs to cancel a workshop, we will notify you 24 hours before the class and give you the option of refund or reschedule.

We do not currently offer other refunds or transfers between classes.


Your safety is our highest priority at Rebuilding Exchange, so we have put safety protocols in place for all of our in-person workshops to keep everyone safe. Those protocols are:

  • Reduced class sizes (no more than 8 participants in a class).
  • All instructors, assistants, and participants are no longer required to wear masks while attending workshops, but we still strongly encourage them (we do not have enough masks to provide to everyone, so you must provide your own mask).
  • Instructors and participants may be required to have their temperature taken (using a touchless thermometer) prior to the start of the class.
  • Social distancing will be implemented when possible and appropriate.
  • Breaks will be provided during the class for handwashing.
  • Everyone should follow recommended safety precautions, such as coughing into your elbow and refraining from touching their face.
  • All of the tools, equipment, door handles, cabinet and drawer handles, etc. that are touched will be disinfected both before and after the workshop.

Workshop Policies: Please review policies below before committing to a workshop.

  • All workshops are 18+; no woodworking experience necessary;
  • If Rebuilding Exchange needs to cancel a workshop, we will notify you 24 before the class and give you the option of refund or reschedule;
  • If you are unable to attend your one-time workshop, email us 48-hours before the class starts. If you are unable to make your series class, email us one week before the class starts;
  • Materials are included in the fee for the workshop; and
  • One couple’s ticket allows for two people to make one item together.


10:30 am - 2:00 pm CST
$100.00 - $130.00


Rebuilding Exchange
1740 West Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614 United States


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