MITI: 2×4 Bench EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

In this workshop you will select, plan, and construct your own rustic bench from reclaimed wood.Transform former house framing into beautiful and functional furniture. In this workshop you will construct your own rustic bench from reclaimed wood. The instructor will guide you through all things safety related so you can confidently build your bench and […]

Halloween Family Fun EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Come make Halloween Crafts with Rebuilding Exchange Evanston and The WasteShed then enjoy a scavenger hunt through the warehouse.Drop-in between 11:00-3:00 for sustainable spookiness at the Rebuilding Exchange Evanston & The WasteShed! We'll be creating Halloween decorations out of reclaimed materials. When you're done crafting the fun will continue as you search the warehouse for […]

Intro to Robotics and Kinetics (ages 11-14) EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Learn about robotics, motors and movement in this 6-week after school workshop for middle schoolers.This workshop meets for 6-weeks, after school from 4-6 on November 1, 15, 29 and December 6, 13 & 20.In today's world there are so many different ways to make and create, Robotics being one the newest forms. During this class […]

Woodworking Series: Beginning Woodworking EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Begin your woodworking journey with this 6-week class that covers the basics from identifying wood through constructing a simple project.This is a 6-week class on consecutive Thursdays running Nov. 3, 10, 17 and Dec. 1, 8, 15. There will be no class on November 24.Beginning Woodworking students will learn the fundamentals of woodworking through hands-on […]

Home Improvement Series: How to Rewire a Light Fixture EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Have a favorite lamp or fixture that stopped working? Come learn how to bring it back to life.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 […]

Make It Take It: Woven Footstool EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Learn basic weaving techniques and create your own footstool!Join Master Seat Weaver Mui Baltrunas as he leads you through basic flat reed weaving techniques to create your very own footstool. You'll start with a stool frame made from reclaimed wood and weave the top in a herringbone pattern. You'll leave with a footstool that's sturdy […]

Make It Take It: Serving Tray – Thanksgiving Edition

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

In this workshop, you will learn basic woodworking skills while constructing a serving tray out of reclaimed wood and hardware.In this Thanksgiving Edition of the ever popular Serving Tray workshop we'll create a longer, narrower version suitable for displaying an appetizer spread on a sideboard or using in the middle of your table to provide […]

Make It Take It: Bench – EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

In this workshop you will select, plan, and construct your own bench from reclaimed wood.From the garden to the garage to the dining room, benches are the ultimate utility furniture. In this workshop you will construct your own bench from reclaimed wood. The instructor will guide you through all things safety related so you can […]

MITI: 2×4 Bench EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

In this workshop you will select, plan, and construct your own rustic bench from reclaimed wood.Transform former house framing into beautiful and functional furniture. In this workshop you will construct your own rustic bench from reclaimed wood. The instructor will guide you through all things safety related so you can confidently build your bench and […]

Open Shop EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

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).We welcome all […]

Make It Take It: Repurposed Wreath EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Think outside the greenery box this holiday season and make yourself a wreath out of repurposed materials that you can keep up all year!Join us for some sustainable holiday fun as we get creative with warehouse scrap materials and make one-of-a-kind repurposed wreaths. We'll provide the materials and tools but feel free to bring scraps […]

Scraptacular Ornaments EVANSTON

Rebuilding Exchange Evanston 1245 Hartrey Avenue, Evanston, IL

Come by Rebuilding Exchange Evanston to make your own DIY scrap ornaments!This year’s theme for the Evanston Store Window Contest is Decorate Sustainably. Come to the Rebuilding Exchange and WasteShed Evanston and create your own sustainable decorations for your home.Drop in to the Rebuilding Exchange Evanston on December 3rd between 2:30-5:30 and create ornaments from […]

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