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Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions

Carving wooden spoons is a tradition in Scandinavia, where carvers crafted spoons for home use, for 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 tradition…
Tue, Mar 3rd, 2020  –  Thu, Mar 5th, 2020
Instructors: Fred Livesay, Mike Loeffler
4 Days
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Woodshop Intro for Women

If you’ve never really had the opportunity to gain experience in the woodshop before, the prospect of working with power tools can be a bit daunting. They’re loud, they’re powerful and it’s no secret they can be dangerous. However, the table saw, planer, jointer, and bandsaw are useful tools: once…
Thu, Mar 19th, 2020  –  Sun, Mar 22nd, 2020
Instructor: Cecilia Schiller
3 Days
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You Saw it Here First: A Handsaw Primer

Whether you work with green or dry wood, there are extremely few processes that do not involve the use of saws in some way. This humble tool is the backbone of so much of what happens in woodworking. Power saws of many types are inexpensive and available for almost every…
Tue, Mar 3rd, 2020  –  Thu, Mar 5th, 2020
Instructor: Paul Linden
1 Day
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Youth Fiber Art Discovery Day

School's out—time to be creative! Spend a day with the Northwoods Fiber Guild during the annual Northern Fibers Retreat and try your hand at several kinds of fiber art. You'll participate in four different activities through the day and will get to take your projects home at the end. Explore…
Fri, Feb 14th, 2020