Handywoman Project Gallery

Allison Oropallo loves taking on new projects and figuring out how to build new things. These are pictures of Allison's handywoman diy projects.

Who needs a handyman when you can be a handywoman?©

Girls can Build Too

How to Use a Drill

How to Use a Drill

When students learn how to use a tool they need to free their creative mind. Today I challenged students to discover the best way to use a drill.

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Reclaimed Wood Table

Reclaimed Wood Table

The reclaimed table is built out of pallet wood that I found in a junkpile. The only thing I had to buy was the conduit for the front table legs.

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The Folding Picnic Table

The Folding Picnic Table

I decided to make two sides to my table design so that when it is folded together it will be a full picnic table. Here is my first folding DIY picnic table.

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DIY Pallet Wall

DIY Pallet Wall

I had just enough free pallet wood to finish the pallet wall. I took the extra wood and made a shelf for a dvd player or apple tv to sit on.

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Reclaimed Wood Dog Bed

Reclaimed Wood Dog Bed

Sherlock’s new dog bed and stairs are made to be perfect for his basset hound leg height. I even put safety rails on the dog bed for his elder moments.

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MarinSEL Class of 2014

MarinSEL Class of 2014

Step into the Marin School of Environmental Leadership Engineering class taught by Allison Oropallo. Explore project-based learning & hands-on projects .

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Upcycled Shipping Container

Upcycled Shipping Container

We bought an old container that was going to be thrown away from the Port of Oakland with a grant and built an upcycled shipping container.

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