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North House's programs take place year-round exploring themes from timber framing to basketry, boat building to fiber arts, woodcarving to northern ecology. We welcome your questions and inquiries anytime!

Currently Scheduled

Automata: Mechanical Marvels in Wood

Bowl Carving with Axe, Adze and Gouge

Carved Decoration--17th Century English Style

Carving Köksredskap: Breadboards, Butter Knives & Spoons


Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Carving: Continuation

Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Figure Carving

Wood Carving Tutorial

Wooden Bowl Turning: Norwegian Ale Bowls

Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions

Not Currently Scheduled / Past Offerings

Acanthus Relief Carving

Basic Knifework: Carving Wood

Bowl Carving in the Swedish Style with Beth Moen


Carving Christmas Figures: a Tomte or Sankta Lucia

Carving for Kids

Carving Ladles & Spoons

Carving the Cree Hunter's Shovel


Carving the Swedish Shrink Box (Krympburkar)

Carving The Voyageur Style Drinking Cup: The Traditional Noggin

Celtic Carving: Relief Celtic Knot & Leprechaun Figure Forms

Chip Carving the Wall Mirror

Chip Carving: An Introduction

Cut, Carve & Whittle it Yourself: Basic Knifework

Cut-out Relief Carving: Scandinavian Themes

Cutting it Close: Improve Your Knife & Axe Skills

Figure Carving: Scandinavian Style

Filling the Handmade Toy Box: Carving Simple Wooden Toys

Gardenslyod: Handcrafting Wooden Gardening Tools

Handmade Home: Carving Utensils

Intro to Figure Carving: Unplugged XII Mini-Course

Just a Spoonful: Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions

Kind & Snarly Nordic Dragons: Carving in Relief and in the Round

Kolrosing: Decorative Line Carving

Krympburkar: Scandanavian-Style Shrink Boxes

Letters, Numbers & More: Incise Carving

Marking Time: Making Your Own Norwegian Primstav Calendar Stick

Nordic Drinking Vessels In Wood

Nordic Relief Carving: From The Acanthus Plant to Dragon Motifs

Pattern, Texture, Milk Paint: Personal Expression through Craft

Pizza Peels: Carve Your Own

Relief Carving: An Introduction

Relief Carving: Fisherman Figure and Finishing Techniques

Saving Face: Carving Facial Details

Shaving Horse: Build Your Own

Skimming the Surface: The Basics of Milk Paint

Spoon Carving Tutorial I

Spoon Carving Tutorial II

Swedish Sloyd Traditions: Knife Making and Wood Carving with Jögge Sundqvist

The Cedar Hand Drum: Carving, Stretching & Drumming

Timber Carving Tutorial

Timber Carving: Classic Posts for the Northern Home

Traditional Shaving Horse Building Workshop (Service Learning)

Unplugged X Mini Course: Wood Carving in the Swedish Tradition

Viking Dragon Relief Carving

Wooden Bowl Carving: Scandinavian Styles and Techniques

Yokes on You

Woodcarving Calendar