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Jon Strom

Cook, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jon Strom

Look for the woodchips flying and you’re sure to find Jon. Jon is a sculptor, woodworker, and log builder with a strong interest in Swedish spoon and bowl carving techniques as well as the history of log building. He has demonstrated at Grand Portage National Monument, Old Fort William, Forest History Center and White Oak Society, and has taught at various workshops, including Goods from the Woods in Grand Rapids. Jon also has designed his own personal bowl carving bench, which may be adapted by students for their own workshops.

Current Courses Offered by Jon Strom

Teaser image for <p>Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge</p>

Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge

Make the wood chips fly!  This course is for students ready to stand at the chopping block and learn to use classic wooden bowl-carving hand tools – the adze, axe, gouge push knife and others .  During this class, topics including selection of wood stock, elements of bowl design, strategies…
Fri, Jan 14th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 16th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jon Strom

Past Courses Offered by Jon Strom

Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge

Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge: Continuing Exploration

Carving Köksredskap: Breadboards, Butter Knives & Spoons

Carving Ladles & Spoons