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Adirondack Chair Building

Without question, the Adirondack chair is a timeless classic - its high back, large armrests, and…
Fri, Mar 11th, 2022  –  Sun, Mar 13th, 2022
Days 1 and 2: 9am-5pm Day 3: 9am-Noon
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
Fri, Mar 11th, 2022  –  Sun, Mar 13th, 2022
Days 1 and 2: 9am-5pm Day 3: 9am-Noon
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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All Ground Up: Sausage Making

Make your own sausage flavored the way you like it using your favorite meats. As a class, we will…
Sat, Jan 15th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 16th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jay DeCoux
Sat, Feb 26th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 27th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jay DeCoux
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Anishinaabe-Style Beaded Baby Moccasins: Online Course

Discover the designs, color, styles and technique of traditional bead embroidery while crafting…
Sat, Jan 8th, 2022  –  Sat, Jan 29th, 2022
2-4pm CST four Saturday afternoons January 8, 15, 22, 29
Instructor: Marcie McIntire
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Artisan Breads Immersion

Lace-up your baking shoes and get ready for an artisan breads baking marathon. Combining the skills…
Fri, Jan 28th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 30th, 2022
Day 1: 4pm-8pm, Days 2 & 3: 8am-4pm
Instructor: Amy James
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Automata: Mechanical Marvels in Wood

Cranks wind, gears turn, dragons chomp, and birds fly. Welcome to the whimsical world of automata:…
Fri, Feb 25th, 2022  –  Tue, Mar 1st, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Cecilia Schiller
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Basic Relief Carving

We will welcome esteemed woodcarver and instructor Mary May as our Featured Instructor for Wood Week…
Tue, Mar 15th, 2022  –  Thu, Mar 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Mary May
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Basic Timber Framing

Learn the planning, layout, and joinery necessary to construct a traditional timber frame (post and…
Fri, Apr 29th, 2022  –  Tue, May 3rd, 2022
9am - 5pm each day
Instructors: Tom Healy, Peter Henrikson
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Beginning Spinning: Spindle and Wheel

Discover the historical craft of hand carding and spinning on a spinning wheel. Beginning spinsters…
Fri, Apr 1st, 2022  –  Sun, Apr 3rd, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Martha Owen
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Better Butter Baking

We know that butter makes it better. But which butter? And what’s behind the magic?…
Fri, Mar 4th, 2022  –  Sat, Mar 5th, 2022
Day 1: 4 - 5pm Day 2: 9am - 4:30pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
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Birch Bark Basketry

Birch bark holds a multitude of uses, and has been widely used across the world wherever birch trees…
Fri, Jan 21st, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 23rd, 2022
Days 1 and 2: 9am-5pm Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Emily Derke
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Birch Bark Stars, Birds, and More

From birds to beads, there are so many possibilities when it comes to birch bark. Join accomplished…
Sat, Dec 11th, 2021  –  Sun, Dec 12th, 2021
Day one: 9 am-5 pm Day two: 9 am-noon
Instructors: Julie Kean, Jack Sneve
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Bird Carving

This course will introduce students to the world of bird carving. This is a great class for…
Sat, Dec 4th, 2021  –  Sun, Dec 5th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Mike Loeffler
Fri, Feb 4th, 2022  –  Sun, Feb 6th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Mike Loeffler
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Black Ash Pack Basket

The black ash pack basket: It's beautiful, highly functional, and can be made using simple…
Fri, Mar 25th, 2022  –  Sun, Mar 27th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
Tue, Mar 29th, 2022  –  Thu, Mar 31st, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Boat Geometry: Lofting and Half Hull Modeling

This class will demystify the traditional practice of boat lofting and help students general skills…
Thu, Mar 3rd, 2022  –  Sat, Mar 5th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Josh Tolkan
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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…
Fri, Jan 14th, 2022  –  Sun, Jan 16th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jon Strom