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Middle School Beginning Woodworking (grades 6-8) EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

6-week Introduction to woodworking for middle schoolers.This is a 6 week class, meeting on consecutive Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pmJune 7 - July 12 Open to rising 6th graders - rising 9th gradersIn this 6 week class, Beginning Woodworking students will learn the fundamentals of woodworking through hands-on workshop projects. Students will be taught how to identify […]

6-Week Beginning Woodworking EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

Begin your woodworking journey with this 6-week class that covers the basics from identifying wood through constructing a simple project.Class runs Thursdays June 8 - July 13 from 6:00-9:00 pmBeginning Woodworking students will learn the fundamentals of woodworking through hands-on workshop projects and theory-oriented lecture sessions. Students will be taught how to identify and understand […]

Make It Take It: Pergola EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

Add structure to your garden with a pergola you built yourself from reclaimed lumber.Give your plants a place to climb! In this workshop participants will construct a pergola from reclaimed lumber. Learn how to use a miter saw to cut consistent lengths and angles. Learn to use hand drills and impact drivers to drill pilot […]

2-Day Reclaimed Tile Mosaics EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

Come learn basic mosaic techniques using reclaimed materials.THIS IS A 2 DAY CLASS Saturday, June 24th AND Sunday, June 25th from 10:00-12:30pm.Have fun and be creative in the Rebuilding Exchange Community Mosaic Class. We will be creating mosaic pieces from our own supply of tiles and surfaces. Create your own design, make it bold and […]

Intro to Electrical: Switches and Fixtures EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

Learn all about switches and fixtures in this electric workshop!This course covers an overview of residential electrical set up, including how power is brought into a home and how wires are distributed throughout. Participants will get hands-on-experience installing a light switch and fixture. We will cover the tools you need to do simple electrical work […]

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Drop-In Making EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL, United States

Use reclaimed materials to create something!Join the Rebuilding Exchange and the WasteShed for an afternoon of creativity. We’ll provide reclaimed materials suitable for building, drawing, painting, collage and assembly. Make whatever inspires you and take it home.This is an all ages, unstructured time for creativity. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. LOGISTICS• Additional parking […]

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Open Shop EVANSTON

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

No room to do your projects at home? Come work in our space!Consider yourself a real Ron Swanson but no room to have your own workshop? Use ours! We are proud to offer Open Shop, where you’ll have 3.5 hours to work on whatever tickles your fancy (all projects subject to instructor approval).Open shop is […]

Volunteer Orientation EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL, United States

Become a Rebuilding Exchange volunteer and attend our volunteer orientation!Do you like us? Like, like us like us? Then volunteer with us!  If you are interested in volunteering with amazing people that are passionate about reuse and educating our community, come to our volunteer orientation! Why We Need YouWe are a small but mighty team of […]

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Flower Pressing with Evanston Lands

ReBuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL, United States

Build a flower press from reclaimed wood then learn to use it!Rebuilding Exchange and Evanston Lands are partnering on a festive summer workshop featuring reuse and flowers. What could be better?? In this workshop you'll start with building a flower press from reclaimed wood. Presses will be roughly 9"x12" and capable of pressing several layers […]

Drop-In Making EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL, United States

Use reclaimed materials to create something!Join the Rebuilding Exchange and the WasteShed for an afternoon of creativity. We’ll provide reclaimed materials suitable for building, drawing, painting, collage and assembly. Make whatever inspires you and take it home.This is an all ages, unstructured time for creativity. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. LOGISTICS• Additional parking […]

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An Intro to Collective Property Ownership EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL, United States

Learn all about buying property with multiple people!If you are interested in buying property with multiple people, this workshop will help you start preparing for this new venture.Why buy real estate with two or more people? And why now? Join our class on real estate property, taught by Co-Founders Roshani and Rachna Sheth of Real […]

Volunteer Orientation EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL, United States

Become a Rebuilding Exchange volunteer and attend our volunteer orientation!Do you like us? Like, like us like us? Then volunteer with us!  If you are interested in volunteering with amazing people that are passionate about reuse and educating our community, come to our volunteer orientation! Why We Need YouWe are a small but mighty team of […]

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