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Dennis Chilcote

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Dennis Chilcote

Dennis has a great appreciation for historical crafts and a long-standing fascination with the way our ancestors expressed art through craft. In that vein, he uses baskets, brooms, and traditional woodwork as both a canvas and palette for his art. 

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Current Courses Offered by Dennis Chilcote

2 Days
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Birch Bark Containers: North American and Scandinavian

In this class we will create two different birch bark boxes, one based on a classic style produced throughout the birch forests of North America by native peoples, and another typical birch bark container produced throughout the Scandinavian countries. The North American style is created from a single sheet of…
Wed, Oct 23rd, 2019  –  Thu, Oct 24th, 2019
Instructor: Dennis Chilcote

Past Courses Offered by Dennis Chilcote

Birch Bark Berry Basket: Workshop and Field Harvest

Black Ash Basketry: An Introduction

Handcrafting A Broom-Corn Broom

Making Wooden Rims and Handles for Baskets

Sharpening Hand Tools for Timber Framing and Beyond

Sharpening Tutorial