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October 2019

Intergenerational: Build a Wooden Paddle

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm

$120 4 tickets left

Create a special memory with a young person (age 12+) or build one on your own — in this class you will build a bent shaft canoe paddle.  Imagine:   finish the paddle and then head out on the St. Croix River, or local lake, to paddle using your own hand-made paddle….what could be better?  We can’t think of anything. You will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle…

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Build a Wooden Paddle

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$125 3 tickets left

Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing.     This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9 hours: Friday 10/11 5-8 pm Saturday 10/12  2-5 pm Sunday 10/13  2-5 pm Space is extremely limited, so register early!  Only 4 participants…

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Traditional Scandinavian Spoon Carving

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$60 9 tickets left

This is an introductory spoon carving class.  We will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques.  After applying those skills on practice sticks, students will begin carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon.  With Michele and Erik providing support and expert guidance, the goal of the class is for each student to complete hand carving a spoon! Class is appropriate for adults and ‘young adults’ aged 15 or above.  Each ‘young adult’ must be accompanied by…

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Tool Sharpening Skills

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$60 7 tickets left

Learn to sharpen hand tools such as planes, chisels, axes, and knives, or other tools with cutting edges such as lawn mower blades or shovels.  In this class, general hand sharpening techniques and tools will be reviewed and demonstrated, with plenty of time for students to then apply these techniques as they gain practical sharpening skills.  Students will leave with an understanding of edge shaping vs honing, types of cutting edges, how to create sharp edges and different sharpening techniques.…

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December 2019

Traditional Scandinavian Spoon Carving

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$60 10 tickets left

This is an introductory spoon carving class.  We will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques.  After applying those skills on practice sticks, students will begin carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon.  With Michele and Erik providing support and expert guidance, the goal of the class is for each student to complete hand carving a spoon! Class is appropriate for adults and ‘young adults’ aged 15 or above.  Each ‘young adult’ must be accompanied by…

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