DECEMBER AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Staff Spotlight on Kathleen House Kathleen House (Kathy) is a true Durham native and spent many years of her childhood in the Lakewood neighborhood. She joined the staff at Scrap Thrift in January of 2018 after retiring from Duke … Continue reading
What: “Smashfest”, a Black Friday fundraiser for The Scrap Exchange When: November 29, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: The Scrap Exchange, 923 Franklin St., Durham Proceeds Benefit: The Scrap Exchange creative reuse arts center Event Highlights: Outdoor event with live music, firepits, movies, junk jams, mosaic making and crockery … Continue reading
An excellent look in to the world of the plastic bag. This has been around a while but I just had to give it a home here as well.
Video Roundup!!! Here’s a collection of Scrap Ex related viedos from around the web.
Check out what can be done with all those plastic bags you have laying around! Iron on designs! Filth Wizadry Durable material! Etsy Labs Make your own chunks of… stuff! Instructables Air Bears! Alright, let’s get movin’!
Just keep watching, it’s amazing! This comes to us from The Children’s Scrapstore in the UK. My favorite parts are – looking through tubes and saying “Hi” and – playing “we will rock you” on a trash can using tubes. Having a friend drag you around in a crate looks … Continue reading
Somain kite festival 2008 These windmills were all made with soda bottles!(BTW, the glitchyness is kinda cool) Here’s something you can do with all those jewel cases you have lying around…From Instructables Or perhaps you fancy a fancy pants chandelier!From Superuse.org (This whole site is great BTW…) For those who … Continue reading
Here are some fun ways to reuse cardboard! Cardboard Tube Fighting League Here are a few bonus links and some for the “grownups”…These are just for fun and remember, PLAY NICE! Boxwars! (Who wants to start one in Durham? I Do I Do!)This one is just kinda…Awesome boat (and more … Continue reading