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Archive – 2015

Living in the World, With the World

Posted October 29, 2015
by North House Folk School
Trudging a river with food and tent in tow. If you had driven from Minneapolis to Duluth…
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Crafting in the Woods: Bushcraft Courses

Posted October 29, 2015
by North House Folk School
Whether you are an avid Boundary Water wilderness tripper, a weekend warrior car camper, or a steadfast…
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A Modern Day Old-Fashioned Log Cabin

Posted October 25, 2015
by North House Folk School
At North House, I frequently have the experience of being inspired. I strike up a conversation with…
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New Horizons in Baking: Sprouted Grain Flours

Posted October 5, 2015
by North House Folk School
Bread baker extraordinaire and North House instructor Amy James is always on the lookout for new horizons…
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Eating Nose to Tail: Going Whole Hog in Butchery

Posted October 5, 2015
by North House Folk School
To take a foods class with Eric Edgin is to be fully immersed in a subject, whether…
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Everyday Sloyd: Make Home Items by Hand

Posted September 26, 2015
by North House Folk School
Spreaders, cooking and eating chopsticks, "BWCA chopsticks" (chopstick/stirrer/spreader). What's Slöjd? Find out in two brand new courses:…
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A Man and His Craft: Woodworking Over Age 100

Posted September 26, 2015
by North House Folk School
Art shaping his box elder birthday bowl. Art started out looking at a huge piece of a…
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Automata

Posted September 25, 2015
by North House Folk School
Of all the woodworking classes that we offer, Automata: Making Wood Move may be the most whimsical.…
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Building Traditional Snowshoes

Posted August 19, 2015
by North House Folk School
We call it "Live Craft". Every intern at North House chooses a skill that they want to…
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Funology Defined

Posted July 28, 2015
by North House Folk School
Phenology. It's a word I learned just this May, when I was talking to a visitor about…
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