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Bird Carving: Online Course

This online course will introduce students to the world of bird carving. This is a great class for beginners and experienced carvers alike. We will focus on song birds commonly found in the sub-boreal forest of the Lake Superior region. Of course, each bird is different but the general form,…
Fri, Jan 15th, 2021
January 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 2-5 pm CT
Instructor: Mike Loeffler
3 Days
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Carving the Wooden Bowl

Learn how to make a traditional dough bowl using the axe and adze. In this three day course you will work a log down to a bowl with simple tools. We will cover axe ergonomics, design and layout, and finishing techniques with gouges, block planes, and draw knives. Every student…
Fri, Mar 5th, 2021  –  Sun, Mar 7th, 2021
Instructor: Jess Hirsch
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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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…
Thu, Mar 11th, 2021  –  Sat, Mar 13th, 2021
Instructors: Fred Livesay, Mike Loeffler