Guerilla building projects.
Student-led design.
A new way of thinking about education, building, and work.

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Mission

MISSION

BUILDING UP
BUILDERS

Our mission is to foster confident, community-oriented youth through the power of carpentry and craft. We team high school youth with professional carpenters and architects to create needed community projects.

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SECRET AGENTS

GUERRILLA
BUILDING
PROJECTS

Sawhorse students engage in acts of guerilla construction. We meet people in our community, determine their needs, and get to work.

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DESIGN

BUILD

CHANGE

THE

WORLD

PROCESS

Our students lead every step of the process. From conducting interviews and leading the design process, to running power tools and pouring concrete, they bring ideas from concept to completion.

DESIGN

The design process forces you to step into someone elses shoes, and understand the world from a new point of view.

BUILD

Learn to make a house. Learn physics. Work with a team to build projects that will be part of the community for years.

CHANGE
THE
WORLD

The design process forces you to step into someone elses shoes, and understand the world from a new point of view.

BRIGHTER TOMORROW

REVOLUTION

What does it mean to change the world? The change happens in people's minds, but also in the physical world. We want to make our world liveable, inclusive, and healthy for the people who live in it. That means we have to take ownership of our spaces, our tools, and our way of thinking.

LEARN

Our builds leave students with practical skills. See a problem, plan a solution, and bring the solution to life working with a team.

TEACH

We believe that collaboration leads to the best results, both for each builder and for the project as a whole. That's why we pair people of different ability levels to ensure everyone benefits.

GROW

The skills learned at Sawhorse are useful, both on the job site and off. Collaborative work, design thinking, and community engagement are crucial tools in an office, a classroom, and in the world.