Moses assembles the people of Israel and reiterates to them the commandment to observe the Shabbat. He then conveys G-d's instructions regarding the making of the Mishkan (Tabernacle).
The people donate the required materials in abundance, bringing gold, silver, copper, blue, purple and red-dyed wool, goat hair, spun linen, animal skins, wood, olive oil, herbs and precious stones. Moses has to tell them to stop giving.
A team of wise-hearted artisans make the Mishkan and its furnishings (as
detailed in the previous Torah readings of Terumah, Tetzaveh and Ki Tisa):
three layers of roof coverings; 48 gold-plated wall panels, and 100 silver
foundation sockets; the Parochet (Veil) that separates between the
Sanctuary's two chambers and the Masach (Screen) that fronts it; the Ark and
its cover with the Cherubim; the Table and its Showbread; the seven-branched
Menorah with its specially-prepared oil; and the Golden Altar and the
incense burned on it; the Anointing Oil; the outdoor Altar for Burnt
Offerings and all its implements; the hangings, posts and foundation sockets
for the Courtyard; and the Basin and its pedestal, made out of copper