Craft

Bone Tools & Utensils

Saturday April 08, 2017

Whatever your craft is, it probably needs a bone tool. Bone is a resilient material…


Huarache Sandals

Saturday April 22, 2017

Learn to make traditional footwear of the Desert Southwest and Central America.…


Botanical Inks for Painting & Drawing

Saturday May 06, 2017

Learn how to grind and prepare natural pigments and plant materials for ink-making.…


Wooden Spoon Carving

Saturday June 03, 2017

Students will learn how to select an ideal wood for carving, how to use simple…


Adirondack Pack-Basket Weaving (June Session)

Saturday June 03, 2017

An Adirondack Style Pack Basket is a truly functional piece of basketry: a treasure…


Past Craft classes

Adirondack Pack-Basket Weaving

Saturday March 18, 2017

An Adirondack Style Pack Basket is a truly functional piece of basketry: a treasure…


Adirondack Pack-Basket Weaving

Date: Saturday March 18, 2017 - Sunday March 19, 2017

An Adirondack Style Pack Basket is a truly functional piece of basketry: a treasure you will use for years! Join us in this all-levels class for an excellent introduction to weaving, led by Cassie Faggion. On the first day, students will weave the basket, experimenting with naturally-dyed rattan, and on the second day, the group will finish the rim and attach the straps. You will leave with a gorgeous, sturdy pack basket, ideal for harvesting, hiking, and camping!

Scandinavian Knife Making

Saturday March 11, 2017

Make a Scandinavian knife with knife maker Jeremy Thomas, owner of Sasha Wilderness…


Scandinavian Knife Making

Date: Saturday March 11, 2017 - Sunday March 12, 2017

Make a Scandinavian knife with knife maker Jeremy Thomas, owner of Sasha Wilderness Living Tools. We will be shaping and fitting handles to razor sharp knife blades, then forming and stitching a leather sheath in a traditional style to keep you and your knife safe. This two-day class will involve intensive wood carving and leatherwork.

Wild Color: Making Natural Pigments

Saturday March 11, 2017

During this workshop we will look at the various types of mineral materials that…


Wild Color: Making Natural Pigments

Date: Saturday March 11, 2017

During this workshop we will look at the various types of mineral materials that have been collected by Scott Sutton during his explorations in Oregon and Washington. Participants will have hands-on experience in processing minerals into pigments, as well as mixing them with various types of binders to make paint. Students will leave with paint samples, as well as recipes to make at home.