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Knutkorg: The Scandinavian Knot Basket

Course Overview

The knutkorg, or knot basket, is a classic style of Scandinavian basket. Constructed from willow and split cedar, the basket is an interlocking framework of bent and notched pieces. The pieces fit together like an ingenious puzzle, making the knutkorg a craft marvel. Over three days, students will learn to split and prepare cedar and willow, bend wood, and carve precise but simple joinery with a slojd knife. This is an enjoyable but challenging project open to students of all skill levels, but does require hand strength, stamina, and focus to complete. Being able to open a sealed jar is an example of hand strength.

This course is part of Wood Week! Plan to attend the Carvers Conference on March 6, a day of speakers, demonstrations, skill shares and community gatherings free for all enrolled students, including the rare mid-winter pizza bake. Come early or stay late! Full schedule available in early 2020.

Dates

Tue, Mar 3rd, 2020  –  Thu, Mar 5th, 2020

Course Details

Length: 3 Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: N/A
Registration Cost: $335.00
Includes materials fee of $50.00

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Optional Tools

Feel free to bring your favorite tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course.

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Waiting List

The course Knutkorg: The Scandinavian Knot Basket Tue, Mar 3rd, 2020  –  Thu, Mar 5th, 2020 is full.

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