Workshops

Creative Reuse, Clever Salvaging, & Diy Fun

Rebuilding Exchange has the tools, the space, and the skilled experts to get you into maker mode. We curate a variety of classes and hands-on workshops every month at our incredibly accommodating Chicago and Evanston stores.

Meet people. Make something. Find community. Check our ever-changing calendar and sign-up for your own Rebuilding Exchange experience.

Learn more about our Open Shop Memberships here!

Want to give a workshop experience to someone else? You can purchase our workshop gift cards here!

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Discover a world of creativity and craftsmanship at our diverse workshops – an enriching calendar of hands-on experiences for all skill levels!

Instructor Bios

OPEN SHOP MEMBERSHIPS

Workshop Gift Certificate

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Why Our Workshops Feel So Good

When you take a class with Rebuilding Exchange, you’re part of a story of reuse, renewal, and opportunity. Rebuilding Exchange is a nonprofit with a mission to advance environmental sustainability by reducing waste, and providing people with the support, skills development, and training to find rewarding careers in the building trades.  Below are some examples of our workshops.  Click here to see our upcoming workshops calendar.

CLASS CREDIT POLICY:

  • If you give notice by email that you need to withdraw from a class 14 days before the start of the class, the amount paid for the class will be applied towards a class credit redeemable within one year towards a future class.
  • If you give notice by email that you need to withdraw from a class between 2 weeks and 48 hours before the start of the class, 50% of the amount paid towards the class will be applied towards a class credit redeemable within one year towards a future class.
  • There are no credits provided for any cancellation with less than 48 hours notice. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • If Rebuilding Exchange cancels a workshop, you will receive a full refund, returned via your original payment method. Our team will contact you by phone and/or email with any updates regarding class cancellations due to weather.

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Instructor Bios

List of Machines and Tools

Workshop Gift Certificate

Volunteer