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Amir Najam

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Amir Najam

After spending nearly a decade bouncing around the rivers and mountains of the West, Amir is excited to explore the North and a future in craft. He is interested in the history of simple tools, stringed instruments, and joinery. During the internship, he hopes to combine these interests with a focus on sustainability to create upcycled instruments and tools. 

Amir is also one of North House's 2019 interns. Learn more about the internship program here.

Current Courses Offered by Amir Najam

0.25 Days
Teaser image for Sustainable Stringed Instruments for Families

Sustainable Stringed Instruments for Families

Start strumming! Build your own sustainable stringed instrument by repurposing what you already have (ahem, some might call it junk) into a tool for joyful noise-making. By constructing simple instruments out of commonly found objects, we will explore recycling, lutherie (making stringed instruments), and community by working together and playing…
Sat, Oct 19th, 2019
1pm-4pm
Instructor: Amir Najam