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Currently Scheduled Woodworking & Furniturecraft Courses

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Adirondack Chair Building

Without question, the Adirondack chair is a timeless classic; its high back, large armrests, and…
Fri, Mar 10th, 2023  –  Sun, Mar 12th, 2023
Day 1: 4-7pm; Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Build Thoreau's Cabin: Basic Building Skills Workshop

Pick up your hammer! This course is designed for students with little or no building experience who…
Wed, May 3rd, 2023  –  Sun, May 7th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Build Your Own Shave Horse

Following a proven design, students will build their own versatile “Two-Rail” style…
Sat, Mar 18th, 2023  –  Tue, Mar 21st, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Paul Linden, John Fleck
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Cedar Bent-Wood Boxes

In this class, students will build a bent wood box of a design inspired by the Yupik people of the…
Mon, Apr 17th, 2023  –  Thu, Apr 20th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
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Everyday Slöjd for the Garden

A summer in the garden can be enhanced with some creative woodworking. In this 3-day course, we will…
Fri, May 5th, 2023  –  Sun, May 7th, 2023
Day 1: 4-6pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Paul Linden
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Hand Tool Woodworking: Getting Started

This class serves as the foundation for woodworking with hand tools. Accurate sawing, surface prep,…
Fri, Feb 24th, 2023  –  Sun, Feb 26th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Paul Linden, John Fleck
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Lathe Turning: The Wooden Bowl

The wooden bowl is a reflection of both utility and beauty—an inspiring craft form to…
Fri, Feb 3rd, 2023  –  Sun, Feb 5th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Nate White
Tue, May 23rd, 2023  –  Thu, May 25th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
Fri, May 26th, 2023  –  Sun, May 28th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
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Make Your Own Japanese Woodworking Tool: The Kebiki

"How did I ever do without this?” Be the proud maker and user of an essential woodworking…
Sat, Mar 18th, 2023  –  Sun, Mar 19th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Fred Livesay
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Pole Lathe Turning

Turning wood on a pole lathe—a wonderfully simple hand-built machine that needs only your leg…
Sat, Mar 18th, 2023  –  Mon, Mar 20th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jarrod Dahl
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Swedish Classic: 18th Century Style Lyre-Base Trestle Table

Dining will never be so rewarding or elegant than when seated at a finely crafted, traditional, pine…
Mon, Apr 24th, 2023  –  Mon, May 1st, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Fred Livesay
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Ullkorg: Crafting the Traditional Swedish Wool Basket

North House is thrilled to welcome renowned Swedish woodworker Beth Moen back to campus. Beth and…
Mon, Jun 12th, 2023  –  Thu, Jun 15th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Beth Moen