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Want to know how to make your very own, schmancy organizer board?

Come on down to Recycled Reads Upcycle This! Thursday night from 6-8pm!  We have the raw materials and the know-how!  We will have tips and ideas for your very own organizer board. You don't need to be an expert with a drill—all techniques can be achieved without power tools! Here is some inspiration to get those creative ideas flowing!…See More
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Outdoor Furniture from pallet wood

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Outdoor Furniture from pallets!

Zach Beyer of Affton is a woodcrafter designing outdoor tables, end tables, chest and more from pallets and wooden spools.
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Austin Mini Maker Faire May 16+17

I am excited to be the Craft Lead for the Austin Mini Maker Faire at Palmer Auditorium May 16+17. If you've never been, Maker Faire is a celebration of making of ALL kinds from lace to robots, from basket weaving to technology, from art to function.With a focus on (but of course) re-use, this year's Craft Area will be dubbed... THE FABRIC FACTORYThis year’s craft area is all about playing with surplus fabrics! And what fabrics are in great abundance on this earth? Tee-shirts and jeans of…See More
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Meet a Maker at Your Library—I am going to be down at the Oak Hill Branch next Wednesday night!

I am going to be down at the Hampton Branch at Oak Hill next Wednesday night for the Austin Public Library's "Meet a Maker at Your Library" series! Come on down and help out—I would love to see you there.  Other Re-Sourcery members, Carol Gonzales and Meg Wilson…See More
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    Want to know how to make your very own, schmancy organizer board?

    Posted by Blythe Christopher de Orive on May 5, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

    Come on down to Recycled Reads Upcycle This! Thursday night from 6-8pm!  We have the raw materials and the know-how!  We will have tips and ideas for your very own organizer board. You don't need to be an expert with a drill—all techniques can be achieved without power tools! Here is some inspiration to get those creative ideas flowing!…

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    Austin Mini Maker Faire May 16+17

    Posted by Bernadette Noll on April 27, 2015 at 10:43am 1 Comment

    I am excited to be the Craft Lead for the Austin Mini Maker Faire at Palmer Auditorium May 16+17. If you've never been, Maker Faire is a celebration of making of ALL kinds from lace to robots, from basket weaving to technology, from art to function.

    With a focus on (but of course) re-use, this year's Craft Area will be dubbed... 

    THE FABRIC FACTORY

    This year’s craft area is all about playing with surplus fabrics! And what fabrics are…

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    Meet a Maker at Your Library—I am going to be down at the Oak Hill Branch next Wednesday night!

    Posted by Blythe Christopher de Orive on April 24, 2015 at 10:22am 0 Comments

    I am going to be down at the Hampton Branch at Oak Hill next Wednesday night for the Austin Public Library's "Meet a…

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    SpinFish numbers are in! And they are fabulous! SXSW material diversion rates were AWESOME!

    Posted by Blythe Christopher de Orive on April 22, 2015 at 10:26am 0 Comments

    SpinFish Waste Diversion from SXSW2015

    Overall Diversion Rate: 94%

    13,510 pounds diverted from the show

    94% of the materials were used locally by other non-profits, schools, communities,…

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