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Build Your Own Habitat


February 20, 2020
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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$25 – $55
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Chimera Arts & Maker Space
6791 Sebastopol Ave. Suite #180
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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(707) 827-3020



Have you wanted to build something with your two hands but needed some guidance, tools or the space to do it?

Learn about power tools (e.b., saws and impact drivers) and create a home for something special, in a safe and welcoming environment!

Come and build something for the local community – a house for a bat, bird or owl or build a street library! These are habitats that all house something important. 🙂

In this 2 hour long workshop, you will use reclaimed plywood to assemble (with help) your habitat creation. You will learn how measure, mark and cut accurately, and you will assemble with screws and impact drivers. Finally, you have the option of painting your box.

This workshop is taught by West! West is a naturalist, science teacher and woodworker interested in helping women and LGBTQI people build and create. They live in a tiny house they built. For more information, visit WestSideTiny.com

COST: Sliding scale $25-55. See below for details.

About sliding scale: We offer this class sliding scale to make it accessible to people on food stamps, disability benefits or those with low no income (and few assets) and/or people affected by the fire. Please select the appropriate cost based on your financial situation. The basic guidelines for Sonoma county for income are below.

Sliding scale cost guideline based on income:

$20k/year – $25 base assistance
$30k/year – $35
$40k/year – $45
$50k/year and above – $55+


Wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting painted. Jeans are ideal.
Age policy: Ages 10+ welcome, those under 18 must attend with an adult. For more information, see our About page.

Cancellation Policy:
This class has a minimum attendance of 5, all attendees must register 72 hours in advance.

All refunds must be requested at least 72 hours prior to class start.