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Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union

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751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
740-447-9052 athensohiomakerspace.com

August 2018

Crafty Saturdays at Athens Makerspace

August 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Join us for the inaugural edition of "Crafty Saturdays," an afternoon of upcycling crafts for all ages! Next weekend, Saturday, August 11th, our craft will be focused on creating yarn from t-shirts ("tarn"), and making flowers from it!  Light refreshments will be served. Event will be held under a tent in the parking lot of 751 West Union St, Athens Ohio, by Athens Janitorial Supply (follow Union St till it passes Rt 682 and turns into Rt 56). Sit in…

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November 2018

Upcycle Crafty Saturdays at Athens Makerspace

November 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Come to Athens Makerspace for a afternoon of upcycle crafts for all ages! Your choice of two cozy crafts: The first opportunity is to learn a no-sew technique to create a fleece blanket to be donated to area schoolchildren through ComCorps. The second is to upcycle old holiday cards into a snazzy, spiraly ball for holiday decorating! This versatile and fun project can be made into an ornament, window hanging, or table centerpiece. If you have any extra fleece fabric or…

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December 2018

Make a Butcherblock Cutting Board

December 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$100

Come and learn how make a classic end-grain cutting board for yourself or as a really nice gift for a loved one. We will dimension our roughcut wood with the planer, jointer and tablesaw. Then will engage in several glue-ups, one on Tuesday night and another on Wednesday night. You will leave Thursday night with an oiled butcher block of your own. The oil will need to cure several weeks or so to fully harden, so it should be ready…

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Holiday Gift Bag Making and Upcycle Shop Sneak Peek!

December 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Come to Athens Makerspace and ReUse on Union - both at  751 West Union Street - Saturday December 15th from 12pm-6pm! ReUse on Union is launching an Upcycle Boutique! - We're expanding our retail space to incorporate YOUR art - practical or fanciful - crafted out of at least 75% materials that are reused, reclaimed, repurposed, rescued, or just plain found. This event will be a sneak peek at all the amazing art that has already come in, and an…

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April 2019

April Open House at ReUse on Union

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

You are invited! Come on out to ReUse on Union's monthly Open House! Enjoy refreshments, meet our featured consignment artist, and help us kick off our Monthly Promotion. Saturday, April 6th, 1-3pm Our event is graciously being sponsored by The Village Bakery! ReUse on Union's upcycling artist of the month for April is Beth Ruff, of The Loom Room. Check out a preview of her beautiful upcycled rugs at her website - www.theloomroomruff.com - and come to the open house…

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Fix-It Workshop at Athens Makerspace

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free and Open to the Public - Donations welcomed 🙂 You are invited to the first Athens Makerspace Fix-it Workshop, just like what ReUse Industries has hosted in the past - but bigger! This event is Family-Friendly: Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. Bring your broken or non-functioning things for assessment and possible repair We'll provide workspace, tools and Volunteer Fixing Coaches to help you disassemble and troubleshoot your item WHAT TO BRING: • your non-working thing (carry-in only)…

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May 2019

ReUse on Union May Open House

May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Come join us this Saturday, May 11th, for our next monthly open house: meet our featured artists , and help us kick off our May Promotion: 1/2 Price Framed Art! This time our Upcycling Artists of the Month are Janet and Dave Gustafson of Gustafson Glass. These amazing artisans are well-known in Athens for their beautiful glass work of all types, but if you haven't seen their upcycled wine bottles and Mason jars turned into magical kitchenware and household furnishings,…

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July 2019

BYOB Vintage Gaming Night!

July 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$10

Join us for a special pre- Ohio Brew Week BYOB gaming night with original console games on original consoles! Bring your friends and challenge them to a tournament. Or join a single round elimination round robin. You could even challenge yourself to better your old high score! We have assorted consoles with assorted games from Sega Genesis to XBOX -please reach out if you have specific questions. $10 at the door but if you bring old games: Atari, NES, Sega,…

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ReUse on Union and Makerspace Open House and Birthday Bash!

July 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Join us for a very special Birthday and Ohio Brew Week-themed Open House to help us celebrate our first year of being open! Our Upcycling Artist of the Month, Dan Lawrence, will be on hand from 4-7pm at ReUse on Union showcasing in real time all the amazing art he creates FROM Jackie O's CANS! You can even finish your beer and have him craft something awesome from YOUR can! Jackie O's' amazing kitchens will be providing delicious free nosh,…

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Laser-Engrave A Pint Glass!

July 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - July 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$20

Come to Athens Makerspace anytime during open hours this Ohio Brew Week to be one of the first to try out our BRAND NEW Laser Engraver! In just 30 minutes you can learn how our awesome new toy works and leave with your very own engraved souvenir pint glass! Designs ready to be etched into your custom pint glass are ReUse Industries' mascot, 'Rusty,' and the Devil's Kettle Brewing logo. After you engrave, leave with a token for a FREE…

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August 2019

ReUse On Union August Open House!

August 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Saturday, August 3rd, from 1-3pm. Our Upcycling Artist of the Month, Danette Pratt, of SeriouslySickSocks, will be at ReUse on Union showcasing all the amazing art she creates from unwanted socks. She’ll even be providing supplies for attendees to make their very own SeriouslySickSock pins! Pork & Pickles’ awesome kitchen will be providing delicious and FREE food at the event. You can find Danette's fabulous creatures at ReUse on Union, or commission something custom just for you at her site…

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BYOB Vintage Gaming Night!

August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$10

Join us for our second-ever BYOB gaming night with original console games on original consoles! Bring your friends and challenge them to a tournament. Or join a single round elimination round robin. You could even challenge yourself to better your old high score! We have assorted consoles with assorted games from Sega Genesis to XBOX - please reach out to Sean King at king@reuseindustries.org if you have specific questions. Age 21 and older only, please. $10 and valid ID at…

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August Morsbag Pod Meetup

August 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

In case you hadn't heard, in May 2019 we launched a Morsbag 'Pod' at Athens Makerspace. What is a Morsbag, you ask? An international movement known as Morsbags has formed 'pods' of sewists all over the world who meet up to sociably upcycle fabrics into reusable bags that are then given away for FREE! At stores, at markets and fairs, wrapped around gifts, to colleagues, friends, and to anyone and anywhere you can think of to get them out into…

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September 2019

Intermediate Crochet

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$20
Two hands display gloves made using crochet techniques

Building on the techniques we learned in the basic class we will learn simple patterns, ribbing, how to gauge hook size, and how to read a crochet pattern. If you have a project in mind, bring the idea or a pattern and we can facilitate getting started. The instructor will also have some projects to choose from, including mitts, booties, Amigurumi (small stuffed animals), and more! Prerequisite: Beginning Crochet or at least some prior crochet experience. Materials will not be…

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BYOB Steampunk Last Dash, Photo Shoot and Tea

September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$5
Steampunk cosplay

All dressed up but missing that last accessory that will make your outfit sing at tomorrow's Athens Steampunk Spectacle? Stop by the Makerspace to peruse our collection of upcycled Steampunk garb. Still madly sewing the finishing touches before tomorrow? BYO favorite wine or beer and hang out with Steampunks while you complete your masterpiece! . Professional costume staff will be on-hand for assistance and last-minute costume emergencies. Once you are satisfied with your creations, let our photographer capture a portrait…

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Abstract Metal Art and Sculpture

September 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
An abstract art sculpture made of metal

In this class, participants will choose from provided industrial metal scrap and upcycle it into their own creation. (Participants may also bring their own scrap to build into their project.) The instructor will help guide participants through welding their project. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. You may show up early to choose scrap pieces and begin assembling your art project. Instructor: Liz King

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October 2019

Introduction to Weaving

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$75
A man stands next to a weaving machine

Using simple handheld looms, class will explore basic weaving techniques that can be applied to all forms of looms. Different types of larger looms will also be presented and pros and cons discussed. Class will include two field trips, one to The Fiber Fun Studio with Lois Wagner, the second to the Kennedy Museum on the Ridges to study its National class collection of Navajo Rugs. This class will meet on the following dates: October 1st, 15th, 29th November 5th…

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Waste to Energy – Intro to Biogas

October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$10
A man stands next to a machine that creates biogas

Have you heard of biogas and wondered if you could turn your own food scraps and other organic wastes into FREE cooking fuel? Now you can! In this introductory lecture-format class, students will learn the principles behind biogas production, and the basics of how to construct an anaerobic methane digester and gas collection system based upon a 55-gallon drum. Based upon attendance at this workshop, we have plan to schedule a digester construction workshop where you can build your very…

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Intro to Quilting – Take 5 Goes Crazy!

October 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
A quilt put on display

Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt? Then come join one or join all in our series of beginner's quilting classes at Athens Makerspace! Our talented instructor, Debbie Boggs, will guide you in turning scrap fabrics into a masterpiece to keep or give away. No prior quilting experience required. The pattern you will learn in this class will be a crazy quilt in the line of Take '5' Goes Crazy patterns, know as 'The Teacher's Pet.' The pattern…

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Intermediate Sewing Part II: Fabric Scrap Zipper Pouch

October 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
Materials used for sowing

The second in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse. In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to work with zippers, interfacing, and bias tape, and will leave with a handy zippered pouch, great for storing sewing tools and supplies. Intermediate Sewing also gives students the chance to experience working with a serger. Simple exercises can be done…

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Halloween Costume Creation I

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$10
A person displays their Halloween costume

Do you want to make this Halloween your best ever? Have an idea for a killer costume but aren't sure how to build it? Athens Makerspace can help you figure out how to Make your costume dreams come true! In this class our costume expert will work with you to craft an ideation sketch and an action plan. At the end of this first class in our Costume Creation series, you will have a drawing of your idea and a…

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Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration

October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
Someone using a vintage sewing machine

Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration will explore the history and mechanics of sewing machines and include a hands-on demonstration of cleaning and adjusting a single machine. This on-going event will feature a different model machine each time it is offered. Attendees do not need to attend classes in a set order. Check back to see which machine will be restored in advance of each class! Class sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, beginning in…

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Halloween Costume Creation II

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$20
A person displays their Halloween costume

Whether or not you attended our last class, Halloween Costume Creation I, to create your action plan and materials list, you are now ready to build your best costume ever, right? Then bring all your materials, and our professional staff will assist you to build your masterpiece! Basic machine sewing skills will be helpful to creating your costume, but not necessary. This class will function as a drop-in time - come for an hour, or stay all day! Still on…

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Welded Horseshoe Pumpkin Class

October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
A welded horseshoe pumpkin

In search of unique autumn decorations? Come join us to weld a pumpkin out of upcycled horseshoes (good as decoration for Halloween and Thanksgiving)! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. If you have any questions, contact us through info@athensohiomakerspace.com

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Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron

October 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A sewing apron

The first in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse - while making a beautiful work apron! In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to create pockets and use bias tape as a method to finish raw edges of a project. Students will also get to sample using a serger. Students can feel free to bring their own…

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November 2019

Weld a Biochar Kiln

November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
A Biochar Kiln

Want to learn about making your own kiln for biochar? We will start the class by talking a little bit about what biochar is and how the kiln works. We will spend the rest of the class practicing the skills you will need to make one: cutting metal and welding. You will not each leave with a kiln you make during this class. You will leave with a clear idea of what materials you will need, where to get them,…

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Intro to Quilting

November 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
A quilt

Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt? Then come join one or join all in our series of beginner's quilting classes at Athens Makerspace! Our talented instructor, Debbie Boggs, will guide you in turning scrap fabrics into a masterpiece to keep or give away. No prior quilting experience required. The pattern for this class will be decided by participants at our October 7th, Intro to Quilting - Pattern TBD! class - if you'd to give your input on…

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Intermediate Sewing Part II: Fabric Scrap Zipper Pouch

November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A fabric Zipper Pouch

The second in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse. In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to work with zippers, interfacing, and bias tape, and will leave with a handy zippered pouch, great for storing sewing tools and supplies. Intermediate Sewing also gives students the chance to experience working with a serger. Simple exercises can be done…

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Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
A sewing machine

Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration will explore the history and mechanics of sewing machines and include a hands-on demonstration of cleaning and adjusting a single machine. This on-going event will feature a different model machine each time it is offered. Attendees do not need to attend classes in a set order. Check back to see which machine will be restored in advance of each class! Class sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, beginning in…

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Patterned Cutting Board Workshop

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
Patterned Cutting Boards

Make your very own patterned cutting board in this popular 3-hour workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash, and others. In the 3-hour class session Saturday participants will create their designs, select their woods, glue, and clamp. A follow-up drop-in time is scheduled for the following…

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November Open House

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
November Open House flier

Join us for our November Open House at ReUse on Union from 2-4pm on Saturday, November 9th. Our Upcycling Artist of the Month, Lanna Galloway will be at ReUse on Union showcasing all the amazing quilts and embroidered items she creates! She’ll be demoing how to bobbin draw (definition: using decoritive fibers in the bobbin of the sewing machine so that it appears on the front of select fabric). For this month's refreshments we’re providing dishes made from the produce…

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Weaver’s Support Group

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
A man stands next to a weaving machine

Are you interested in weaving? Are you a Weaver interested in meeting others? Beginning this September, from 6-8pm on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Athens MakerSpace will host the new Weaver's Support Group. The purpose of this group is to show what resources are available at the MakerSpace, talk about community resources, discuss possible classes in both weaving and building tools, and just begin to build community between those of us interested in this ancient craft. All are…

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Intro to Welding

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A person welds

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $40 Minimum Participants: 2 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Welded Horseshoe Star

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
A welded horseshoe star

Want to get a head start on making your holiday gifts this year? Come join us to weld a lovely star wall decoration out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee $35 Sign up HERE: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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November Morsbag Pod Meetup

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
Some bags

What is a Morsbag, you ask? An international movement known as Morsbags has formed 'pods' of sewists all over the world who meet up to sociably upcycle fabrics into reusable bags that are then given away for FREE! At stores, at markets and fairs, wrapped around gifts, to colleagues, friends, and to anyone and anywhere you can think of to get them out into the world and replacing countless single-use bags in the years they'll last. Why replace plastic bags?…

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Beginning Sewing

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A Beginning Sewing kit

Always wanted to learn how to sew? Come learn at Athens Makerspace in this friendly 3-hour class! This class is suitable for those who have never sewn anything, but when you leave, you will have the skills to take on more advanced projects Students can expect the following as curricula: Introduction to common Sewing Materials and Tools Introduction to Hand Sewing: threading the needle (knots), Basic hand sewing stitches (baste, backstitch, running, whipstitch, slipstitch, blanket stitch), sewing a button/snap/hook and…

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Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
A sewing machine

Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration will explore the history and mechanics of sewing machines and include a hands-on demonstration of cleaning and adjusting a single machine. This on-going event will feature a different model machine each time it is offered. Attendees do not need to attend classes in a set order. Check back to see which machine will be restored in advance of each class! Class sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, beginning in…

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Ladies’ Intro to Welding

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40

This ladies-only class has the laid back feel of a girls' night out. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants will learn different weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $40 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Welded Horseshoe Mug Rack

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
A welded horseshoe mug rack

Want to make a unique holiday gift for someone you love? Come join us to weld a handy mug rack out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee $50 Sign up HERE: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Beginning Crochet

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
A crochet project

Always wanted to learn crochet? Come to our Beginning Crochet class at Athens Makerspace! Crocheting is entirely made up of 3 basic stitches. In this class we will learn these stitches by making a potholder or washcloth out of 'tarn' (t-shirt yarn). We will practice techniques for turning our work, increasing, and decreasing. Hooks and yarn to practice with are provided. After taking this class, participants will be ready to move on to Intermediate Crochet and start selecting fun and…

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Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A sewing apron

The first in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse - while making a beautiful work apron! In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to create pockets and use bias tape as a method to finish raw edges of a project. Students will also get to sample using a serger. Students can feel free to bring their own…

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Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
An intermediate sewing apron

The first in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse - while making a beautiful work apron! In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to create pockets and use bias tape as a method to finish raw edges of a project. Students will also get to sample using a serger. Students can feel free to bring their own…

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Weaver’s Support Group

November 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
A man stands next to a weaving machine

Are you interested in weaving? Are you a Weaver interested in meeting others? Beginning this September, from 6-8pm on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Athens Makerspace will host the new Weaver's Support Group. The purpose of this group is to show what resources are available at the MakerSpace, talk about community resources, discuss possible classes in both weaving and building tools, and just begin to build community between those of us interested in this ancient craft. All are…

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Patterned Cutting Board Workshop

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
A patterned cutting board

Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash, and others. In the class session Saturday participants will create their designs, select their woods, glue, and clamp. A follow-up drop-in time is scheduled for…

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Intro to Welding

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A person welds

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $40 Minimum Participants: 2 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Simply 3D Printed Jewelry and More!

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
3D printed jewelry

Come on out on Small Business Saturday and learn to design and 3D print your own jewelry and holiday memorabilia! No complicated CAD programs skills necessary. Learn tips and tricks of 3D printing. Bring your creativity, laptop, your basic computer skills and have fun in this class! The class will work as follows: You can bring a simple line-drawing of something you would like to be printed or find a graphic online. Then the instructor will assist you in the…

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Maker Meet-Up

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
A Maker Meet-Up

Working on an idea you'd like to chat about? Want to know more about classes, teaching or other member activities here at AMS? Join us Sat Nov 30th @ 1pm for our monthly Maker Meet-up. Everyone is welcome. We'll have coffee and snacks 🙂

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Welded Horseshoe Star

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
A welded horseshoe star

Want to get a head start on making your holiday gifts this year? Come join us to weld a lovely star wall decoration out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee $35 Sign up HERE: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
Mittens

Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out on this Small Business Saturday to Athens Makerspace to learn to make 'mitts' from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not only learn how to craft your mitts - you will also learn basic embroidery stitches to decorate them. A variety of colors of sweaters will…

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December 2019

Intermediate Sewing Part II: Fabric Scrap Zipper Pouch

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A fabric Zipper Pouch

The second in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse. In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to work with zippers, interfacing, and bias tape, and will leave with a handy zippered pouch, great for storing sewing tools and supplies. Intermediate Sewing also gives students the chance to experience working with a serger. Simple exercises can be done…

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Festive Twists and Tucks Holiday Pillow

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$30
A festive holiday pillow

In this fun 3-hr make-and-take class, students will create a pillow using a pin tuck twisting technique. Although this is a holiday craft, students can use this technique in a variety of other crafts and clothing construction projects. The look of the tucks can also be changed depending on the direction they are stitched in. All materials will be provided. Class Fee $30 Instructor: Megan Rogers Minimum Participants: 2 Maximum Participants: 4 Sign up HERE: http://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ About our instructor: Megan…

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Weave a Seat from Ties!

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$80
A weaved tie chair

Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish. No prior chair caning experience required. Bring your own project furniture piece if you have one you've been dying to restore. If not, we will…

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MIG and TIG Welding I

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$70
A person welds

This class will cover metal-working safety, the theory behind welding, and what the different types of welding are. Participants will learn how to operate a MIG welder and a TIG welder and will know what the differences are. Upon completion of the class, students should expect to be able to set up a welder and make simple welds. They should also have a better understanding of the different welding processes and which one would best serve their needs/interests if they…

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Upcycled Mitts from Sweaters

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
Mittens

Want to make something cozy and upcycled for your loved one this year? Come out to Athens Makerspace to learn to make 'mitts' from sweaters! Participants will leave with one pair of comfy embroidered arm warmers, lined or unlined, to wear themselves or give as a gift. You will not only learn how to craft your mitts - you will also learn basic embroidery stitches to decorate them. A variety of colors of sweaters will be on hand, as well…

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BYOB Vintage Gaming Night

December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$5
Brews and an NES

Join us for our December BYOB gaming night with original console games on original consoles! We have assorted consoles with assorted games from Sega Genesis to XBOX. Bring your friends and challenge them to a tournament. Or join a single round elimination round robin. You could even challenge yourself to better your old high score! We'll have some snacks, but feel free to bring along your favorite beer or wine to enjoy while you game! Age 21 and older only,…

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Intro to Machine Sewing – Flannel Pillowcase

December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
A machine sewer

Would you love a chance to make a fuzzy warm pillowcase for fall? Our talented instructor, Mindy King, will guide you through this great beginner's introduction to sewing with a machine. Attendees will need to purchase and bring with them 1 1/8 yards flannel fabric. If you don't have flannel please consider stopping next door at ReUse on Union prior to class time to choose something you love from our wide selection of quilting cottons and know you'll be supporting…

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Sip N Sew: Work on your gifts!

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$5
A sewing machine and a wine glass

Sewing gifts for your loved ones and want to hang out with other sewists and imbibe a little something while you craft? Bring your projects along and hang out with us at Athens MakerSpace! Snacks, glasses, and venue provided. BYOB or BYOW. Valid ID and $5 cover at the door

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Intro to Welding

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A person welds

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $40 Minimum Participants: 2 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Patterned Cutting Board Workshop

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
A patterned cutting board

Make your very own patterned cutting board to keep or give in this popular workshop. No woodworking experience necessary! Participants will create their own custom designs and be able to take home 1-3 cutting boards! Athens Makerspace will provide a variety of attractive hardwoods already planed and cut into strips, including walnut, oak, cherry, ash, and others. In the class session Saturday participants will create their designs, select their woods, glue, and clamp. A follow-up drop-in time is scheduled for…

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Weave a Seat from Ties!

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$80
A seat cushion made from ties

Do you have an old chair or stool that needs a new seat? Or have you always wanted to learn chair caning but thought it was too boring? Come join Master Seat-Weaver Mindy King to craft a colorful new seat from upcycled neckties! Class will provide all ties and include instruction from start to finish. No prior chair caning experience required. Bring your own project furniture piece if you have one you've been dying to restore. If not, we will…

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Weld a Horseshoe Snowman

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
A horseshoe snowman

Still in search of a whimsical holiday gift for someone you love? Come join us to weld them a cheerful snowman out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee $35 Sign up HERE: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Aluminum Can Cutting and Upcycling!

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$20
Aluminum Can Wind Chime

Are you amused by the big upcycled windchime by Dan Laurence at ReUse on Union? Come learn how to make one for yourself! In this introductory class, Dan will show you all his best tricks for efficiently cutting common aluminum beverage cans to best utilize their bottoms, sides, and unique design elements. Students will then learn methods for cutting shapes from, folding, and hammering the can sides into a pebbled texture, as well as creating holes and upcycled S-hooks for…

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Make Your Own Upcycled Holiday Stocking

December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
Holiday Stockings

Come learn how to craft your very own Upcycled Holiday Stocking - just in time to use it this December or give as a thoughtful handmade gift to a special person! In this 3 hour class, participants will learn how to create a fully-lined, one-of-a-kind stocking out of reclaimed materials, such as coffee bag burlap, upholstery samples, men's dress shirts, and more. Prerequisite: basic machine sewing skills Class Fee: $35 Class size is limited to 4 participants - sign up…

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Laser Engrave an Ornament

December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
Laser Engraved Ornament

Come learn the basics of operating our laser engraver! Class takers will make and take two different ornaments that each demonstrate different possible ways of using the laser to achieve different effects: 3D ornaments and relief ornaments using different local woods to create depth. If you like you can bring your own designs, but they must be black and white, preferably (but not necessarily) line drawings. This class is open to all ages, provided minors are accompanied by a parent…

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Last Minute Gifts and Gift Bags!

December 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$10
A giftbag

Need wrappings for that gift, or haven't yet found something for the people on your list? Come to our drop-in time at Athens Makerspace and whip up a lovely reusable gift bag or choose from our array of sewn project ideas for practical last-minute handmade gifts. These include homemade produce bags, napkins, pot scrubbers, placemat/utensil holders, and more! $10 drop-in fee - make as many gifts and gift bags as you like! Don't feel like making a gift, and would…

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ReUse on Union December Open House

December 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
An upcycled Christmas tree

Come on out to our holiday Open House 12-5 Saturday, December 21st! We will be featuring all our consignment artists' talent. Many will be in attendance, and will have brought in lots of new goodies to peruse - come enjoy refreshments and shop for locally made gifts! Live music on site - stay tuned for details! Need some wrap or would rather MAKE a gift? Stop next door at Athens Makerspace anytime 10-4 to our Last Minute Gifts and Gift…

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January 2020

Intro to Micro-Controller

January 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$85
A mini-controller

Have you always wanted to learn how to program a robot? Day 1 - January 6th, 6-9pm Day 2 - January 8th, 6-9pm Learning to program microcontrollers - micro computers that control lights and motors - is the first step. This class is first in a series of classes leading up to you leaving with the skills to program your very own robot! Class Prerequisites: An inquiring mind and exceptional interest in making things! All ages 8 and up welcome…

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Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration

January 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
Someone operates a vintage sewing machine

Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration will explore the history and mechanics of sewing machines and include a hands-on demonstration of cleaning and adjusting a single machine. This on-going event will feature a different model machine each time it is offered. Attendees do not need to attend classes in a set order. Check back to see which machine will be restored in advance of each class! Class sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, beginning in…

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Intro to Welding

January 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
Someone operates a welding machine

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $50 Minimum Participants: 2 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Beginning Sewing

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
A Beginning Sewing kit

Always wanted to learn how to sew? Come learn at Athens Makerspace in this friendly 3-hour class! This class is suitable for those who have never sewn anything, but when you leave, you will have the skills to take on more advanced projects, such as in our Intermediate Sewing Part I - Apron class. Students can expect the following as curricula: Introduction to common Sewing Materials and Tools Introduction to Hand Sewing: threading the needle (knots), Basic hand sewing stitches…

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Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration

January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$15
Someone operates a vintage sewing machine

Intro to Vintage Sewing Machine Restoration will explore the history and mechanics of sewing machines and include a hands-on demonstration of cleaning and adjusting a single machine. This on-going event will feature a different model machine each time it is offered. Attendees do not need to attend classes in a set order. Check back to see which machine will be restored in advance of each class! Class sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, beginning in…

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Basic Electronics

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
Basic electronics

The first in a series, in this class participants will learn about the most common components: • Resistors • Capacitors • LEDs • Transistors • Inductors • Integrated Circuits This will include how they are used in a circuit, and shown put in use on a breadboard. Participants will also learn how to Use Ohms Law, and about Voltage Divider Circuits. Participants can be any age 16 and up. Some basic math, including algebra, required. Participants should also plan to…

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Paper Jewelry

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$30
Paper jewelry

Don’t throw away scraps of papers, old magazine and catalogs. Upcycle them and make wearable jewelry. Learn how to create necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets made from paper. Make your own unusual and biodegradable fashion statements. You will turn this 1-dimensional material into 3-dimensional jewelry art using bending, folding, crumbling, cutting and other techniques. Class Fee: $30 Minimum Participants: 4 Class Limit: 10 Sign Up Here: http://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ Meet Our Instructor: Saleh Alzayer is retired after teaching art (jewelry, metal, clay,…

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January Pod Meetup

January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
Morsbags

In case you hadn't heard, in May 2019 we launched a Morsbag 'Pod' at Athens Makerspace. What is a Morsbag, you ask? An international movement known as Morsbags has formed 'pods' of sewists all over the world who meet up to sociably upcycle fabrics into reusable bags that are then given away for FREE! At stores, at markets and fairs, wrapped around gifts, to colleagues, friends, and to anyone and anywhere you can think of to get them out into…

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Intermediate Sewing Part I – Apron

January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$40
An intermediate sewing apron

The first in a 2-part series for participants who have taken Beginning Sewing or have other basic sewing skills to take on the next step and develop their sewing finesse - while making a beautiful work apron! In this friendly 3-hour class, students will learn skills to create pockets and use bias tape as a method to finish raw edges of a project. Students will also get to sample using a serger. Students can feel free to bring their own…

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February 2020

MIG and TIG Welding I

February 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$70
A person welds

This class will cover metal-working safety, the theory behind welding, and what the different types of welding are. Participants will learn how to operate a MIG welder and a TIG welder and will know what the differences are. Upon completion of the class, students should expect to be able to set up a welder and make simple welds. They should also have a better understanding of the different welding processes and which one would best serve their needs/interests if they…

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Weld a Biochar Kiln

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$35
A Biochar Kiln

Want to learn about making your own kiln for biochar? We will start the class by talking a little bit about what biochar is and how the kiln works. We will spend the rest of the class practicing the skills you will need to make one: cutting metal and welding. You will not each leave with a kiln you make during this class. You will leave with a clear idea of what materials you will need, where to get them,…

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DIY Dog Beds and Toys

February 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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DIY Dog Beds and Dog Toys flier

On February 1st, 2020, Athens Ohio MakerSpace and Friends of the Shelter Dogs will be hosting a class on how to create dog beds of any size out of reusable fabric and scraps! If you wish to make a dog bed, be sure to register for the class in advance at https://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ Dog beds are $10 to make, but creating dog toys is FREE! If the class has filled up, you can still stop by to make a dog toy…

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Warm* Hearts: Intro to Fused Glass

February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Heart Jewelry

Come out to this special Valentine's Day class and learn about fusing glass while making hearts for or with the one you love! In this class you will learn how to cut and shape glass, two techniques for creating pieces suitable for fusing, make several kinds of hearts in fused glass, and learn to operate a glass-fusing kiln. After this 2-hour class where you will prep the hearts for firing, the fused hearts can be picked up the following Monday,…

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How to build a comfortable 2×4 bench

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$100
A wooden bench

Are you looking for a way to get into woodworking? Need a comfy bench but would rather make than buy? Come on out to this basic woodshop class at Athens Makerspace. In this class you will learn how to make repeated cuts to the specified dimensions and safe operation of woodshop power tools. You will also learn how to securely fasten materials together. Familiarity with chop saws and drills recommended but not required. All materials are provided to build a…

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Open Metal Shop Hours

February 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
People work in the open metal shop

Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged to do their shop work during open shop time until they gain more experience. Participants will receive assistance completing their project as well as have…

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Ladies’ Intro to Welding

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
Women learn how to weld

This ladies-only class has the laid back feel of a girls' night out. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Minimum Participants: 2 Class fee: $50 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Open Metal Shop Hours

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
People work in the open metal shop

Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged to do their shop work during open shop time until they gain more experience. Participants will receive assistance completing their project as well as have…

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March 2020

MIG and TIG Welding I

March 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$70
A person welds

This class will cover metal-working safety, the theory behind welding, and what the different types of welding are. Participants will learn how to operate a MIG welder and a TIG welder and will know what the differences are. Upon completion of the class, students should expect to be able to set up a welder and make simple welds. They should also have a better understanding of the different welding processes and which one would best serve their needs/interests if they…

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Intro to MIG Welding

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
Someone operates a welding machine

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to weld! In this class participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Class fee: $50 Minimum Participants: 2 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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Open Metal Shop Hours

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
People work in the open metal shop

Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged to do their shop work during open shop time until they gain more experience. Participants will receive assistance completing their project as well as have…

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Open Metal Shop Hours

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$25
People work in the open metal shop

Open shop class is a time for members who have gone through the metal shop orientation to come and work on their own projects with a metal shop instructor present. It is perfect for those who are not very familiar with the tools or have only used them during orientation. New members are strongly encouraged to do their shop work during open shop time until they gain more experience. Participants will receive assistance completing their project as well as have…

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Ladies’ Intro to Welding

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Athens Makerspace and ReUse On Union, 751 West Union St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$50
Women learn how to weld

This ladies-only class has the laid back feel of a girls' night out. Participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well as the instructor. Participants will learn different MIG weld techniques and basic troubleshooting of common welding problems. Participants should wear close-toed shoes, denim pants, and long sleeves. Hair should be pulled back. All safety equipment will be provided. Minimum Participants: 2 Class fee: $50 Instructor: Liz King Sign up for the class here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/AthensMakerSpace/Athens_MakerSpace_Classes

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