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6:30-8 pm CT
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Crafting the Traditional Longbow and Arrows Webinar

Spend an evening learning about the beauty and functionality of a simple handmade wooden longbow. Instructor Rick will cover types of wood used in bow making, tools needed, bow design decisions and the three common designs used. Students will also learn about tillering (getting the bow to bend correctly) and…
Tue, Nov 17th, 2020
6:30-8 pm CT
Instructor: Rick Yonker
3 Days
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Hardcover Codex Bookbinding: Online Course

This course will cover the basic tools, techniques and design elements involved in the construction of a hardcover book. Codex binding is the style of binding often seen today in hardcover books where groups of pages called signatures are stitched together and then attached to a hard case. Over the…
Wed, Nov 4th, 2020
Nov 4, 11, 18; 6:30-8:30 pm CT
Instructor: Sam Gathje
3 Days
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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your health care and home? Dipped your toes into the deep waters of herbalism, and ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with a Master Herbalist for an intensive weekend. Core components include: foundations in natural…
Fri, Mar 26th, 2021  –  Sun, Mar 28th, 2021
Days 1&2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
0.25 Days
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Holiday Wreath Making Webinar

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door! In this demonstration webinar, you will learn how to sustainably harvest balsam boughs from the forest, make your own wire base, and create a beautiful, unique wreath that is ready to…
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020
6:30-8 pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.5 Days
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Make Your Own Holiday Wreath Craft Along Online Class

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door! In this craft along class you'll make a wreath step by step. You'll receive a video ahead of time to guide you in sustainably harvesting balsam boughs from the forest. Then…
Fri, Dec 11th, 2020
2-5pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2 Days
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Nordic Herbals

Healing traditions, like all crafts, reflect the landscape and stories of the people who create them. Explore Norse and Sami-inspired herbal medicine in this workshop based around the handcrafting of seven herbal medicines, each tethered to a particular story and made from northern plants. Rooted in her own Nordic ancestry,…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 15th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
0.25 Days
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Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way Online Webinar

Soap—so simple, yet so misunderstood. Have you ever pondered the ingredients contained in a typical bar of soap? Petroleum distillates, sulfates, and many other unpronounceable additives. Spend an evening with instructor Jeanne as she demonstrates how to make your own soap at home, using the same ingredients Grandma used: animal…
Wed, Nov 4th, 2020
6:30-8 pm CT
Instructor: Jeanne Wright