With the spring comes Salvage Sundays! Join us for our series of FREE workshops March, April and May. An RSVP is required. To RSVP or for questions, call or e-mail Elena Velkov ([email protected], 206-763-6929 x13). When you RSVP, please include the name, phone and e-mail address for all attendees.

March 20, 1-3 p.m.
Cold Frames and Raised Flower Beds

Spring is here! Learn how to build and fill cold frames and raised flowerbeds. The workshop will start with instruction on building—materials, techniques and assembly. Once you know how to make them, learn what to put in them. Receive guidance on the best flowers and plants to include, along with the best methods to plant. Marra Farms will join Second Use during the workshop to talk about community farming and food security.

April 17, 1-3 p.m.

With a few brush strokes, you can give the feeling of spring cleaning in your home. Painting is a relatively inexpensive way to spruce up your place and give it a clean finish. Learn the tips and tricks to a job well done—masking, surface prep and rolling. A few simple tips can save you time, money and mistakes. Reed Painting Company will join Second Use to talk about its novel sustainability efforts and lend a few tips on painting.

May 15, 1-3 p.m.
Hanging Windows

Installing windows can be a tricky task for beginners. However, a few dos and don’ts can make the job high-quality and efficient. Learn how to both remove a window and install a new one.  In the workshop, you will also learn about the different parts of a window and how the parts function together. The West Seattle Tool Library will join to inform you about tool sharing—a unique way to be green and save money.