What's on at the Tinkerage
@ Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Depot, 44 Buckleys Road, DUNMORE NSW 2529
Saturday 6th April, 10am to 3pm
Teacher: Angie Cass
Using recycled metals you will learn ways of repairing and making things using rivets. Learn how to ‘pop rivet’ with a rivet gun. Shape, form and connect metals such as baking tins, pewter-ware, cutlery and mild steel. Make a mobile, a sculpture or just practice your riveting skills.
BYO: safety glasses, ear protection, protective gloves and tin snips, if you have them. Must wear enclosed protective shoes.
Teacher: Michele Elliot
Weaving using Wire
Saturday 25th May, 10am to 3pm
Teacher: Catriona Stanton
Using salvaged electrical wire, copper wire, and other materials, Catriona will teach you several creative techniques for making basketry and sculpture.
BYO: pliers and gloves. Must wear enclosed protective shoes.
Printing onto Textiles
Saturday 17th August, 10am to 3pm
Teacher: Janine Bailey
Print over the top of salvaged textiles using fabric ink. Janine will teach you how to make great patterns and designs using techniques of silk-screen printing and block printing.
BYO: apron and or/wear clothes that you won’t mind getting ink on. Must wear enclosed protective shoes.
Toothbrush Rag Rug Making
Saturday 15th June, 10am to 3-m
Teacher: Jody Hezemans
Make your own toothbrush (Amish) Rag Rug out of old sheets or quilt covers. Great way to re-purpose old sheets into a soft rug, place-mat or a bed for your furry friend.
BYO: fabric scissors. Must wear enclosed protective shoes.
FREE for residents living in the Shellharbour council area. $40 fee applies for non-Shellharbour residents.
To register contact Shellharbour City Council, Waste Services.
Ph: 4221 6111 or To register contact Shellharbour City Council, Waste Services. Ph: 4221 6111 [email protected]
Participants must be over 16 years old.