- DIY RPG Game Prototypes
- DIY Rube Goldberg Machines
- DIY Science Gear
- DIY Custom Puppets
- DIY Birthday Gifts
- DIY Costumes/Disguises
- DIY Kid Spy Gear
- DIY Nailed-it Decor
- DIY Dioramas
- DIY Action Figures
Shopping: How Our Creative Reuse Center Works
Art Supply Shopping by "TAKE and MAKE" Bulk Bag or Individually Priced, Rare Curiosities + Tacoma Artifacts
We collect surprising materials offering them for creative reuse as discount ALTERNATIVE arts and craft supplies! While Rare/Ancient items are individually priced, most materials are sorted and sold in... BULK BY BAG SIZE (plus sales tax)! Choose from 3 different bag girths:
TINKER FACT: You don't need a bulk bag if you're gonna tinker in the TinkerSpace™ for all materials are included with Reserved Tinker Times, but upgrades available!
GIFT CARD OPTIONS ARE THUS: PRE-paid U-fill-a bulk bag or tinkertime tickets available in store!
TRY-N-SAVE: We also stock surplus art supplies for emergencies including: knitting needles, yarn, pencils, pens, erasers, ink, paint, CHEAP VINTAGE DRAWING PAPER, sidewalk chalk, charcoal, #bootleg Commander RR Crayons, Cursed Image Prints, locally made Signature Tacoma Sketch-books, FEEL'd Notes™ + Spite-in-the-Rain™ Journals and MS. DARCY'S WORLD FAMOUS™ pocket mint-tin Kits!
All New Online Shopping Option!
You can buy stuff with our seat-of-the-pants online, fly by night Tinkertopia Store!
Click here to visit our NEW Tinkertopia online catalog retail experience! CURBSIDE PICKUPS AVAILABLE TOO! We can ship! CONTACT us with details (email and shipping address)? STAY TUNED to our instagram and official facebook page for realtime Tinkertopia updates! We can do this.
Hang out and BUILD, Tinkertopia's TinkerSpace Craft Activity Room!
Our Tinkerspace craft activity room has been built back better! We are currently scheduling for visits encouraging families to book two weeks in advance. Would you like to see the first available spot or do you have a day in mind? Learn how to make a reservation and explore what is possible! DESIGNED FOR SCHOOL AGE 6 & UP (Yes, 2 year olds are too little)!
Tag us in your Tinker Creation Picture #tinkertopia; #tinkerbuilt SEE ALSO: Tinkerspace Photostream!
IN SEARCH OF: Local Alternative Arts & Craft Supplies
TINKER PATROL CALL TO ACTION: Don't let these materials go to waste! Give 'em a home at Tinkertopia [#insearrchof] Donate any of these fine materials listed below today... And know that your hoard will be transformed into something magical. Your local art students will thank you, we call this cycle "The Great Material Continuum" + LOCAL PICKUPS AVAILABLE, depending on the mood of our volunteer van driver. DROP OFFS, now by appointment only.. (253) 778-6539
- Bottle Caps
- Bowling Pins
- Burlap Sacks
- Fat Quarters
- Game Pieces
- Googly Eyes
- How To Books
- Sewing Machines
- Tool Boxes