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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

3 Days
Teaser image for Birch Bark Berry Basket: Workshop and Field Harvest

Birch Bark Berry Basket: Workshop and Field Harvest

Fully experience the craft of making a traditional birch bark basket for the gathering and storage of berries or anything you please. This course includes time focused both on material preparation and on basket making. Day one includes an extended session in the woods to harvest the birch bark in…
Fri, Jun 28th, 2019  –  Sun, Jun 30th, 2019
Instructor: Dennis Chilcote

Past Courses Offered by Dennis Chilcote

Birch Bark Containers: North American and Scandinavian

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