Sierra City Summer Retreat

We started the month of June with our first ever Dykes with Drills retreat, which was a great success. In addition to constructing a railing and steps for the back deck at Clear Air Mountain Home in Sierra City, we spent quality time eating good food, discussing diversity and inclusion in the trades, and swimming in frigid mountain lakes. 


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Bay Area Derby and Skate Like a Girl Skate Park Build

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Dykes with Drills teamed up with Bay Area Derby and Skate Like a Girl to build out the second installment of an indoor skate park in Oakland, Ca.

This was our biggest volunteer event to date and was tons of fun!

Thanks to everyone who came out, our build leads and our volunteers. At DWD we are all about creating equity in the field of construction. It’s awesome to see so many women, trans and gender non conforming folks, as well as having support from our male allies!

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Photo credit Lydia Gonzalez

Introduction to Tools - Zipline Workshop

Dykes with Drills Introduction to Tools Zipline Workshop was a huge success. We trained our participants on many tools including the chop saw, table saw, band saw, jig saw and drills.

Both groups worked diligently on their zipline swing, and while they didn’t complete the project, they had many other discoveries along the way.

In our workshops it’s not the product the counts, its what you learn on the process to creating it.

Our Introduction to Tools workshop is a monthly recurring event. Check our Facebook or Event page for the next one!

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