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Willow Basketry

Willow has been a prized basket making material for centuries, and after this class, you'll know why. Using traditional European style weaving techniques, students will create a sturdy, beautiful basket using nothing but willow shoots. Strong enough to haul a full load of potatoes, these baskets are made to be…
Fri, Oct 26th, 2018  –  Sun, Oct 28th, 2018
Instructor: Emily Derke
4.25 days
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Windsor Comb Back Side Chair

The Windsor chair has graced American homes since the mid eighteenth century, before there was even a “United States” to speak of. Rich in tradition and lore yet instantly recognizable for its clean lines and simple form, the Windsor chair is a classic project. Join David Abeel to craft a…
Wed, Sep 26th, 2018  –  Sun, Sep 30th, 2018
Instructor: David Abeel
2 days
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Winter Squash Windfall

A roasted squash, simple and well done, can be delicious in its own right.  But gourds of all varieties can be much more versatile too.  Work with Chef Graden to create and enjoy a wide range of squash and pumpkin based dishes, including, but not limited to: acorn squash pie,…
Sat, Nov 17th, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 18th, 2018
Instructor: Scott Graden
3 days
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Women's Blacksmithing

Learn the basic techniques and tools of blacksmithing in this intensive project-based class for women taught by a professional woman blacksmith. Students will explore the aspects of using fire as a tool, and will practice techniques such as tapering, spreading, twisting, punching, upsetting, shouldering, splitting and dishing. Students will leave…
Fri, Sep 21st, 2018  –  Sun, Sep 23rd, 2018
Instructor: Carla Hall
3 Days
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Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions

Carving wooden spoons is an old folk tradition in Scandinavia, where carvers crafted spoons for home use, seasonal income and to give as gifts. The techniques, designs and embellishments commonly used today are deeply embedded in centuries of cultural history, but spoon carving is also a vibrant and growing craft…
Thu, Oct 11th, 2018  –  Sat, Oct 13th, 2018
Instructors: Fred Livesay, Jarrod Dahl
1.5 days
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Woven Walking Sticks

As a companion on a hike, as a thing of beauty in the home, this special cedarbark woven walking stick will become a dear friend in no time. Judy’s “Stick who Walks” was first designed for her Dad and has since been shared with delighted weavers across the United States.…
Sat, Sep 1st, 2018  –  Sun, Sep 2nd, 2018
Instructor: Judy Zugish
4 Days
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Woven, Decorative Bands: Weaving on the Modified Rigid Heddle

The intricate and colorful band weaving that is sometimes found on lusekofta (Norwegian ski sweaters) can be woven on a “spaltegrind."  This workshop will show how to transform a standard rigid heddle into a spaltegrind, a modification developed in the 1930s and 1940s by American weavers, to weave colorful, decorative…
Thu, Nov 8th, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 11th, 2018
Instructor: Larry Schmitt
4 Days
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Yurt Building: Design and Construction

Whether you’re looking for a spare bedroom, office, studio, tent, sauna, summer cabin, or just looking to reduce your footprint, the yurt may be the answer. Yurts are ancient, portable shelters and one of the classic inventions of human history: simple, efficient, easy to heat, sturdy, and beautiful inside and…
Thu, Nov 1st, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 4th, 2018
Instructor: Ian Andrus