Owensboro is now house to a one-of-a-kind, do-it-yourself (DIY) studio by means of Hammer & Stain on West 4rth Avenue. | Picture offered

Owensboro is now house to a one-of-a-kind, do-it-yourself (DIY) studio by means of Hammer & Stain on West 4th Avenue. Kenneth Keller and co-owners Kenny Payner and Eric Paulson opened the store greater than three months in the past and haven’t slowed down since. 

The idea is easy: Hammer & Stain supplies all of the supplies and area wanted to create the final word house decor piece. With many workshops to select from, instructors then information visitors by way of a mission from begin to end. 

“A typical class will final 2-2.5 hours, relying on the scale of the furnishings,” Keller mentioned. “We’ll assist you choose stain and paint colour choices and supply written directions at every desk in case you get misplaced.”

Keller added that he and the group are very hands-on all through every workshop and are at all times accessible to reply any questions and supply help. All through the workshops, Keller encourages visitors to progress at their very own tempo and chorus from evaluating themselves to anybody else. 

“These are your initiatives and your experiences, so have enjoyable, take pleasure in your self, and be pleased with your creation,” he mentioned.

The great thing about the complete idea is as soon as the mission is full, Hammer & Stain solely asks visitors to do one factor: pose for a photograph. Meaning Hammer & Stain will oversee all of the clean-up duties. 

The continuing workshops vary from a regular open paint at $10 to a large-frame signal workshop for $65. With a plethora of choices to select from, there may be really one thing for everybody, Keller mentioned. Click on right here to see their many workshop alternatives.

Keller mentioned in addition they supply themed workshops, together with “Mothers Evening Out” and “Date Evening,” the place visitors are welcome to carry their favourite drink. Different choices embody kids’s events, personal events, fundraisers, ceramic workshops, and extra. 

Hammer & Stain is positioned at 411 West 4th Avenue in downtown Owensboro. Go to hammerandstainowb.com or seek for them on Fb to study extra. 

“No crafting expertise is required,” Keller mentioned. “Our workshops present guided instruction in a relaxed setting; simply carry a DIY angle and a willingness to study, and you’ll create a mission you might be pleased with.”