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Hand Tools

A Multitude of Subtleties

Posted October 18, 2022
by Nate White

Resident Artisan Nate White recounts making a "democratic" chair. Using  a minimum of hand tools reduces the barriers to learning and practicing a craft, making it more accessible for everyone.

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Emily Dickinson Brooms

Posted January 3, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
  She sweeps with many-colored brooms, And leaves the shreds behind; Oh, housewife in the…
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Building Traditional Snowshoes

Posted August 19, 2015
by North House Folk School
We call it "Live Craft". Every intern at North House chooses a skill that they want to develop and…
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