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fullsizeoutput_1428Product Preview: Paint, Wood, & New Point of Sale System!

“Although “new” isn’t something you normally associate with the ReBuilding Center, we have some exciting new things to share with you. Starting Friday, August 3, you will be able to purchase cans of MetroPaint and unused juniper lumber! Through strategic partnerships with MetroPaint and Sustainable Northwest Wood, we’re able to continue our commitment to strengthening the environment and our local communities through the use of salvaged, reclaimed, and sustainable materials…”

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fullsizeoutput_1dbaRemembering the Buzz

“I remember my first TOM BIHN bag. When I was in college, laptops were still bulky, awkward things, but they were necessary for taking notes and writing papers. The Liberal Arts program I was enrolled in assigned a hundred or so pages of reading every night, so…”

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fullsizeoutput_13a9Synapse 19 and the Climbing Gym

“I run on the treadmill for about thirty minutes to get my heart rate up. It’s a good idea to do some cardio before you climb, and I’m a little out of shape from my winter hiatus from climbing. After the run, I work my way through a bouldering circuit. Right now, I just climb every…”.

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IMG_0187Cresting

“The Pacific Crest Trail was originally used for pack animals, so it doesn’t have many steep grades. There were a lot of switchbacks through the gravelly canyons at the foot of Mt. Hood that led down to trickling streams (Oregon has had a drought this Summer,) and up to fragrant alpine meadows…”

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