Skill Building and Hands-On Workshops
Our skill-building workshops span a wide variety of topics. Come and learn more about working with used building materials, basic home improvement skills, energy efficiency, green building, and more. Subscribe to our email newsletter to receive the latest news about our workshop schedule, events sponsored by The RE Store, upcoming sales and more.
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REvision Division Open-Houses occur on the Third Saturdays of the month. James will do in-store demonstrations and free 15-minute design consults
Saturdays – 11a – 3p
REvision Division Open-House Fall Series
This fall we re-introduce the Saturday building demonstrations and project consultations from the REvision Division, The RE Store’s in-house material re-purpose, custom building and resource planning service. Eberhard Eichner, lead designer and builder of the one-of-a-kind furniture pieces that are on display in the showroom at the Bellingham store, focuses every Saturday on different materials from the store to inspire re-use and re-purpose.
Topics for the months of October/November will include:
10/19 Stand-up Desk Making with Ready-to-Assemble Kits
10/26 Armchairs out of Doors
11/2 More Benches and Hall Furniture Using Bed Parts
11/9 Kitchen Islands and the Use of Metal & Tile
11/16 Storage Bins/Chests from Hollow Core Door
11/23 Creative Re-use of Lighting and Plumbing Parts
New dates added!
12/7 Coatracks from cabinet and closet doors, bed rails and various hardware
12/14 Wall cabinets/ Mirrors, Frames and simple Wall shelves
The events are held in the store every Saturday from 11am to 3pm and are free. Personal project inquiries are always welcome. Stop on by! See you there!
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Installing Doors & Pocket Doors
Top 10 Remodeling Pitfalls
Home Energy Savings – Small things that add up
Furniture Refurbishing and Distressing
Affordable Lighting Facelifts – practical approaches to how lighting works in our homes
RainWise Garden 101 Workshop Large-scale Rain Water Collection and Storage Systems
The Salvage Bride with Rachel Levien
Rain Barrell Construction: Harvesting and Storing your Rainwater with Anitra Accetturo of Bellingham Public Works
Home Sweet Chicken Coop: Coop Building Workshop Using Flooring on Many Surfaces: Counters, Tabletops and More with Karl Blench
Plumbing 101 and 102 with Art Favinger of Favinger Plumbing
More Imagination, Less Money: Creative Reuse in Yard & Garden
Salvaged Window Installation
Do-it-yourself Water Features with Alpine Ponds and Water Gardens
Plumbing 101 in Seattle with Big Jim
Women’s Carpentry in Bellingham with Marj Leone
Green Roof Workshop in Seattle and Bellingham with Patrick Carey / Hadj Design
3 Recycled Art Workshops in Bellingham with Thor Myhre, Carol Oberton, and Kuros Zahedi
An Intelligent Intro to Solar Power in NW Washington with Dana Brandt of Ecotech Energy