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Free weekend workshop in DIY Praha

 

We are looking for 6 great and at least a bit skilled people, who will help us to clean, grind and paint 5 old phone booths, that will became new “KnihoBudka” during the week.

The event is also open for everybody, who wants to bring a books to donate or some food for grill and see how the old phone booths are being recycled.

The volunteers working on the KnihoBudka will get:
– foods and drinks during the whole weekend
– voucher for 2 hours of work in DIY
– possibility for long term cooperation with KnihoBudka team.

Program for both days:
10:00 start
10:00 safety instructions
12:00 firing up the grill
18:00 end of work, start of fun

 

WORKSHOP OPEN DAY WITH PROGRAM – FREE ENTRY

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Come to try woodworking and metalworking on tools you cannot fit in your garage, test your skills and learn something new!

woodworking 2This Saturday 3rd, you can try to build a wooden cabinet, renovate old furniture, paint on various types of material or make design from metal. You can also join a concrete drilling competition. All with experienced instructors guiding you through the process. Small refreshments will be available.

Thanks to BOSCH the event is for free.

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The program is from 10:00 until 16:00.

 

NEW COURSES ON OUR PROGRAM! What can you try and learn in our workshop?

NEW COURSES ON OUR PROGRAM! What can you try and learn in our workshop?

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It is wet and cold outside, come hide in our workshop and try something new! Thanks to our teachers you can broaden your horizons and maybe discover a new hobby. From most of the courses you will take home your own hand-made present for somebody or for yourself.

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You are not very excited about the offer of the clothes shops, you have much better ideas, but you don´t know how to make them come true? Do you have an old sewing machine hiding in your closet, but you´re not sure where to start? At our beginners course Natalie will teach you all you need to know to start – how to thread, how to set up a sewing machine and how to convince it to do what you want it to do.

You know the sewing basics, and now what? At our subsequent courses you can learn how to sew skirt, bag or pants….. and you will make one for yourself.

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Are the knitting needles too scary for you? And sewing machine is too technical? No problem. Everybody can make a hat with knitting rings! No needles involved.

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Or what about beautiful dream catchers, that will assure you sweet dreams and decorate your bedroom at the same time. Eliška will take you through the process step by step – you can check out her work here.

Mysha’s DIY Apartment Challenge

 

How did you come up with the idea of furnishing the whole apartment with DIY furniture? Where did the motivation come from?

I had the apartment for rent and I wanted to make it unique, different from all of the others. Since I like the idea of up-cycling, I decided to build all the furniture out of pallets. Plus, a great deal of inspiration came out of my living in Berlin where interiors are often very alternative in interestingly designed.

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Milan’s Sound Booth


Milan shared with us his experience at DIY Praha:

“I wanted to build a sound screen booth for years. I have a home studio and this kind of screens really help to produce clear sounds without echoes. However, you cannot make this kind of a project at home. I heard about DIY Praha by the word of mouth. I knew Michael who has built quiet some stuff in your workshop. That’s how I decided I would make my project here as well.

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