John Manthei visits from The Folk School Fairbanks
A special part about life at North House is getting to host instructors from all over the globe, and witnessing the connections that form between craftspeople from near and far.
A Multitude of Subtleties
Resident Artisan Nate White recounts making a "democratic" chair. Using a minimum of hand tools reduces the barriers to learning and practicing a craft, making it more accessible for everyone.
North House resident artisan Nathan White finds inspiration in nature and in art. Read more about his recent experiences in the artisane development program in his latest blog post.
Every Tree Has Stories to Tell
In her latest blog post, resident artisan Emily Derke writes about a recent exhibition organized by North House Instructor John Zasada.
It Takes a Forest to Build a Chair
It Takes a Forest to Build a Chair: Lead Instructor John Beltman writes about what it takes to make a chair in a recent issue of Northern Wilds.
Early Norwegian Sea Chests
Wooden storage boxes have long been considered a great woodworking project with challenges varied enough to meet skill levels from beginner to advanced.
Wordslöjd & Jargoncraft: an Intern Dictionary of Discovery
Welcome, reader, to a new and regular blog series, featuring the unique vocabularies of North House craft. Let’s begin.