What's on at The Tinkerage - Shellharbour

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Due to COVID restrictions The Tinkerage is currently limited to 10 participants.

The Tinkerage is located at Reviva Dunmmore, 44 Buckleys Road, DUNMORE NSW 2529
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Create toys from socks

Saturday 2 July 2022
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Julianne Orton
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Textile waste is a huge problem around the world. In Australia, 23 kgs of clothing per person ends up in landfill every year. In this fun and interactive The Tinkerage Saturday workshop you will learn to create toys from socks. Learn clever new skills to create animal patterns and reimagine textile waste into cute and fun new toys.

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and  wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

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Spoon Jewellery workshop

Saturday 6 August 2022
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Bonnie Herft
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join the incredibly talented Bonnie Herft for her spoon jewellery workshop at The Tinkerage. In this Tinkerage Saturday workshop you will learn to transform used silver-plated spoons into stunning accessories. This is a hands-on workshop that will see you walk away with your own spoon ring

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

Bike Maintenance workshop

Saturday 3 September 2022
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Steve Twyford
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Repair and maintenance are an important part of a circular economy, in this The Tinkerage Saturday workshop you will learn how to maintain and care for your bike making it last longer. Facilitator Steve Twyford will show you how to: change a tyre, repair a puncture, adjust brakes, keep your bike running smoothly 

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and  wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

 

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Random weaving with natural materials

Saturday 8 October 2022
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Cherry Cor
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Join Cherry Corr and the friendly The Tinkerage team for a fun and relaxing day of weaving with natural materials. In this hands-on, practical workshop you will learn the free-form technique of random weaving using vegetation to create functional or sculptural pieces. 

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

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Pallet Planter workshop

Saturday 12 November 2022
10am – 3pm
Facilitator: Anita Johnson
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

Are you a garden lover or Tinkerer who has always wanted to create for your garden? The Tinkerage Pallet Planter workshop is for you!

Join us to learn to transform wood pallets to create fun and unique planters for your garden. You will learn to safely and efficiently use the: mitre saw, hole saw, power drill and driver in this fun, hands-on workshop. 

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and  wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

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Woven Flax Flowers workshop (Christmas decorations)

Saturday 10 December 2022
10am – 3pm

Facilitator: Bonnie Herft
Location: Reviva Dunmore / Shellharbour

It’s almost Christmas, let’s celebrate and create beautiful, zero-waste Christmas decorations. In this hands-on reuse and upcycling workshop, you will learn to weave beautiful flax flowers that are compostable (no plastic here). 

Note: Tinkerers must be over 16 years of age and wear enclosed protective shoes at The Tinkerage.

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The Tinkerage workshops are FREE for residents living in the Shellharbour City Council area. For non-Shellharbour residents $40 fee applies. 

Bookings are available via EventBrite only. 

The Tinkerage Shellharbour is made possible by the generous support of:
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