Making it Happen

August 3, 2018

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community potluck

august 3, 6pm

 

Come join us for a Potluck in our Makerspace! ADX will open up its Loading Bay to food and drinks, to celebrate our community and make new friends. All are welcome and it would be pretty cool if you showed up. Get to know ADX staff and members in a fun, relaxed, social environment.

ADX Community Sale

August 11, 9AM-2pm

 

ADX will be spilling out into our parking lot to bring you the goods! We have tools and materials that need new loving homes and we know you have some projects that could use a miter chop saw, or an orbital sander, or maybe a band saw! If you’re looking for finished products, ADX members will be showcasing their talents for handcrafted home goods, expertly made jewelry and so much more!

We encourage you to come for the fantastic finds and stay for a bite. This event is FREE to attend and open to the community so bring some friends and head on over to ADX on August 11! We will be set up in the parking lot at the corner of SE Stark and 11th. Can’t wait to see you there!

Car krush block party

August 25, 3-10pm

 

Come check out Car Krush for their annual summer Block Party!

CARS! BOOZE! PRIZES! EDUCATION! DANCING

Saturday, August, 25th
ADX, corner of SE 11th & Stark
3-7PM Car Show / Auto Classes
7-8PM Awards Ceremony
8-10PM DANCE PARTY

Auto Classes:

🔧Shop Talk 101, with mechanic Faye Hadley (@pistonsandpixiedust)
🔧DIY Upholstery, with upholsterer Emily L (@denim.n.leather)
🔧Trick’s & Tips For Showing Your Car, with ’61 Plymouth Fury
owner/builder/trophy winner Sarah (@furydame)
🔧How To Steam Clean Your Engine, with Kaati, founder of Colorado
based, Rosie Rocketts Pro Detail, (@rosiethedetailer) a company she
recently started to create employment and business opportunities for
women who’ve formerly been incarcerated.
🔧How To Put Your Car On Jack Stands Without Dying, taught
by the Car Krush crew

We’ll have delicious cocktails from Tryst, beer from Rainer and pizza from Sizzlepie! There will also be a kid’s area, Car Krush swag and custom airbrush apparel!

 

Oregon Tradeswoman gala

september 28, 6pm

 

On September 28th, 2018, Oregon Tradeswomen will host their 2nd annual “Blue Collar Gala” – Build With Us! – at the North Warehouse in North Portland. Build With Us includes a silent auction of items made by tradeswomen and allies (think: a live-edge coffee table with hairpin legs, a custom “3-D” chess set, peyote stitch glass beaded earrings, etc.) All proceeds from the silent auction support Oregon Tradeswomen’s training program and our ability to provide services to established and aspiring tradeswomen in Oregon. You will also be able to enjoy food, drink, live DJ and a photo booth! Purchase tickets to Build With Us, Donate an item to auction, or nominate a Woman on the Rise on their website! The event is located at The North Warehouse  723 N Tillamook St. Portland, OR 97227 and doors open at 6pm!

Stacker Ring Basics

August 7, 6-10pm

 

Join metalsmith Lindsey Snell in learning how to measure, cut, prep, form, solder, texture, and finish your own set of sterling silver and copper rings in this one-day workshop. Practice with jeweler’s saws, needle files, ring mandrel, acetylene-atmosphere torch, hammers and flex shaft. Use the coupon code NEWSLETTER10 to get 10% off this class!

 

LEARN MORE & SIGN-UP for Our Classes HERE

Non-Member: $182 | Member: $109

Wood and metal table series

begins August 7, 6-9pm

 

This 5-session series is the full package! Start in the Wood Shop by collecting, arranging, cutting, and gluing up exotic wood scraps* for a unique tabletop; plane the completed boards, and add finishing oil or poly topcoat.  While in the metal shop, prepare and cut metal for a stand, weld, grind new welds and rough edges, and paint if desired. Finally, assemble the tabletop to the stand for a totally unique piece of furniture, all under the tutelage of a very talented ADX Maker.

This 5 session course begins on Tuesday, 8/7 and continues on the following Tuesdays, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/4. Please confirm with your schedule that you will be available to attend each session. Use the coupon code NEWSLETTER10 to get 10% off this class!

* Our generous neighbor-makers Renovo Bikes have donated lots of small chunks of beautiful exotic hardwoods; pieces are the perfect size for this project, and there are a lot of wood types to choose from!

 

LEARN MORE & SIGN-UP for Our Classes HERE

Non-Member: $500 | Member: $325

TIG WELDING BASICS

august 9, 6-10pm

 

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding produces the cleanest welds, provides the welder the greatest amount of control, but is the most technically advanced and takes the most practice to master. This class will give you the fundamental skills and build the confidence needed to take your welding to the next level. Learn how to properly set up the machine, clean and maintain your tools, and the properties of a good weld. Special attention will be given to the safety of the welder and those working around them. Use the coupon code NEWSLETTER10 to get 10% off this class!

LEARN MORE & SIGN-UP for Our Classes HERE

Non-Member: $182 | Member: $109

leather working basics: belt

august 10, 6-10pm

 

Curious about leather crafting but unsure where to start, or what tools you need? Join us in making a custom belt from start to finish using the tools and equipment available to members at ADX. Learn how to properly size a belt, cut leather using a strap cutter, bevel and burnish edges, thin leather using a skiving tool, use strap-end and hole punching tools, secure hardware, and dye and finish the leather. Design, finish, and style your very own leather belt, all in one evening! Use the coupon code NEWSLETTER10 to get 10% off this class!

LEARN MORE & SIGN-UP for Our Classes HERE

Non-Member: $75 | Member: $50

 

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Give the gift of making with a gift certificate to our shop! Gift certificates can be used towards any ADX product or service. Have a question about our services or want a recommendation on a dollar amount? Looking to get a certificate for an amount not listed here? Give us a call: 503-915-4342 or email us: info@adxportland.com

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