Released June 2  – Order Below!

Written by our Founder and Executive Director, Emily Pilloton, Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See is a 300-page compendium of all things building for fearless builder girls ages 14 and up. From hundreds of tools to essential skills (how to change a flat tire!), building projects, and profiles of inspiring women, Girls Garage represents the past 7 years of our programming and hopes to inspire generations of girls and women for years to come.

Girls Garage is the only book you'll ever need for a lifetime of building and repair. Packed with over 175 illustrated tool guides, 11 how-to projects, 21 essential skills, and 15 inspiring stories from real-world builder girls and women, Girls Garage will inspire you to fill up your toolbox and get building! With a background in architecture and construction, Emily Pilloton started the nonprofit Girls Garage to give girls the tools to build the world they want to see. Since 2013, girls ages 9-18 have come to Girls Garage’s workshop eager to use power tools and build real-world projects for their community. The Girls Garage book puts that same power into girls' hands around the world, inviting them to join a thriving, diverse, and fierce movement of fearless builder girls.

Signed copies available in the Girls Garage shop!

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