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North House Folk School


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

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

Automata: Mechanical Marvels in Wood

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: Scandinavian-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
Yokes on You (2 1/2 days)
Jarrod Dahl

Woodcarving Calendar