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Archive – 2020

North House Narratives: Mark Hansen Traded a Sleeping Bag for a Pony

Posted May 28, 2020
by Nia Zekan
Mark Hansen and his pony I first met Mark Hansen on the cusp of covid, before phrases…
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BioBlitz Kick-off Webinar

Posted May 26, 2020
If you missed the BioBlitz kick-off webinar, not to worry! It's not too late to participate. Check…
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Milling My Own Lumber

Posted May 21, 2020
by Josh Tolkan
One of my aspirations as a boat builder is to create my own lumber.  I am motivated to…
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Webinar Replay: Celebrating Norwegian Handcraft with Harley and Norma Refsal

Posted May 15, 2020
This is a recording of the Celebrating Norwegian Handcraft from Sámi North to Wooded South webinar with…
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Observations of Plants and Animals

Posted May 6, 2020
by Emily Derke
Learning the terminology for bud ID    As the season changes from winter to spring, there is…
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Webinar Replay: Japan: In Search of Modern Wood Culture with Jarrod Dahl

Posted April 30, 2020
As a designer and maker of “domestic woodenware” and instructor of various traditional handcrafts Jarrod has had…
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Wordslöjd & Jargoncraft: an Intern Dictionary of Discovery, Part 3

Posted April 30, 2020
by Jake Fee
Click the link for Part 1 and Part 2   Bubbling. When you thread a weft through…
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From Tree to Table: Building an End Table with Randy Schnobrich

Posted April 30, 2020
North House shelter and woodworking instructor Randy Schnobrich builds a walnut end table in this instructional video.
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Handwoven Towels

Posted April 24, 2020
by Christine Novotny
Towels. What a straightforward object. Before I was a weaver, I disregarded towels all together. Every towel…
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Webinar Replay: Cedar Strip Canoe with Josh Tolkan

Posted April 21, 2020
North House Artisan Josh Tolkan demonstrates adding a new strip to his in-progress cedar-strip canoe and answers…
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