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Black Ash Market Basket

The market basket will take you many places: from the market to the beach, from picnics to the grocery stores. This course is an introduction to the awesome qualities of the ash tree, which we will use for both weaving the basket and making the handles. Through scraping and cutting,…
Fri, Jul 16th, 2021  –  Sun, Jul 18th, 2021
9am - 5pm
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Black Ash Pack Baskets

The black ash pack basket: it's beautiful, highly functional and can be made using simple materials. The first part of the class will be spent preparing black ash splint for your basket by pounding a locally harvested log. Next, you'll weave the basket and finish it with a rim, handle,…
Fri, Jul 16th, 2021  –  Sun, Jul 18th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Boreal Basketry Immersion

In this in-depth basketry course, we’ll explore the range of materials found in Northern Minnesota that can be used for making baskets. Birch, Basswood, Spruce, Cedar, Willow and Ash are some of the local species with ties to basketry. Get a taste of working with different materials as you create…
Thu, Jun 24th, 2021  –  Sun, Jun 27th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Emily Derke