And the 2015 winners are…

It’s time to announce the 2015 Furniture Flip Design Challenge winners. Drumroll, please! Trashy to Classy Award, decided by Furniture Flip Committee, is an award given to the thriftiest of designers; designers who created the most value from their raw materials with a whole lot of creativity and elbow grease. Sally and Jeffrey spent a […]

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DIYcave Opens its Doors to Furniture Flip Designers

It’s time to highlight the coolest spot in town, DIYcave, and its partnership with ReStore’s Furniture Flip Design Challenge. For those who haven’t heard the news, the new DIYcave features a 3,000-square-foot workshop full of wood and metal-working equipment, plus many miscellaneous hand-held power tools.At DIYcave, owners Aaron Leis, Dave Danek and Tim Willis provide welding equipment, grinders, sanders, a planer, saws, drills, […]

reduce REUSE recycle

Old, tired, cold, broken destined for the dump FLIP IT New, bright, fun, restored you’d never give it up! In 2014 the ReStore redirected approximately 2.6 million lbs of materials from the dump to people’s homes and businesses. Bend’s Resale centers, like ReStore, provide the opportunity to make the boring beautiful and the neglected new again. […]