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Reclaimed Lumber from PHS and The Arden Get a New Life!

Moving has given us the chance to reorganize and build store fixtures that will make our space better than ever…and we’re of course using reclaimed materials to do it! A lot of times we need carts and platforms for us to display sale items. We also need them to be moveable and versatile. So, super volunteer board member Dennis had the idea of making a display cart from two separate lumber donations. Remember those birch logs we sved from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society? How about the smaller poplar planks from The Arden Theatre Company? Dennis reused both materials to build this … Continue reading

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We’re Expanding and Moving in 2019!

The Resource Exchange and the NextFab North maker space are moving to 1800 N. American Street, a 60,000+ square foot building along the American Street Improvement Project Corridor, as both organizations prepare to scale. This synergistic collaboration will leverage the strengths of both of our organizations by combining NextFab’s tools, technology, and training with The Resource Exchange’s reclaimed materials and sustainable arts mission and programs. The large industrial scale of this new location provides an increased footprint for both organizations, including multiple loading docks, a large shared parking lot, and enough square footage for additional aligned subtenants. NextFab will offer expanded departments including … Continue reading

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GREAT reOPENING WEEKEND!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support our Grand reOpening Weekend! We had a great panel discussion on how to make great costumes and art for the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby. Special thanks to all the people who helped make this event possible like Philadelphia Brewing Company for donating refreshments, Henry from New Kensington Community Development Corporation for organizing the derby discussion, our fried pie friends from PieStand, and of course everyone who came and donated!     Plus an extra special thanks to friend Nic Justice for making a this short video about The Resource Exchange. Keep a lookout for his … Continue reading

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