Local DIY Roundup — Atlanta Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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Here at Krrb we love doing it ourselves. Whether it’s a nice bench or lamp, there’s nothing quite like the feeling you get after building something yourself. That’s why it’s so great to know that if you go looking in any city you can find a nice, little DIY shop that might just have everything you need.

This week, we’re exploring a few DIY Shops in Atlanta. If you’re a native or just visiting the area, these are the go-to shops for your DIY needs.

The Beehive Atlanta

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Photo: Commoncreativatlanta.com

Whether you’re an avid DIY-er or just beginning your handmade lifestyle, The Beehive Atlanta has a class for you. From sewing to knitting to jewelry, this DIY shop has an array of classes and they’re taught by designers that have turned their hobby into successful businesses. Come enjoy a sip-and-stich with your friends or bring in your children for a kids class.

The Beehive Atlanta is located at 1250 Caroline Street, C120, Atlanta, GA 30307.

Atlanta Printmakers Studio

Photo: Atlantaprintmakersstudio.org

Photo: Atlantaprintmakersstudio.org

The Atlanta Printmakers Studio was founded in 2005 to promote the fine art of printmaking. This non-profit community printmaking studio is well equipped with everything you’ll need to get started on your new printmaking hobby. Classes are taught by printmakers actively working in-and-around the Atlanta print community and visiting artists alike.

Atlanta Printmakers Studio is located at 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW #6026 Atlanta, GA 30310.

Fabricate Studios

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Photo: Fabricateatlanta.com

The Fabricate Studio, in West Midtown, Atlanta, focuses on skills related to crafting and sewing. They host beginner, intermediate and advanced classes that will help you build upon all your art skills. They have adult and kid classes so get ready to gain some great bonding time with your child over some arts and crafts.

Fabricate Studios is located at 1746-B Defoor Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

Highland Woodworking

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Photo: Popularwoodworking.com

Highland Woodworking started out as Highland Hardware in 1978 and by 1980 they were teaching a woodworking seminar on the weekends. Now, 35 years later, they still have plenty of classes for experienced and beginning woodworkers. They have taught and inspired thousands of woodworkers to hone their skills and you can be next.

Highland Woodworking is located at 1045 North Highland Avenue NE Atlanta, Georgia 30306.

There you have it folks! A couple of great DIY shops in YOUR city. Now you don’t have an excuse to not make all those things you’ve been talking about making but had an excuse for. Go DIY!

 

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