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Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston is a traditional tools woodworker and architectural historian from the Twin Cities.  With an interest in mid-19th century woodworking including furniture making, house joinery and woodcraft, he has taught classes on various types of woodworking for local historical organizations.  He is also active with The Landing https://www.threeriversparks.org/location/landing  a living history museum in Shakopee, MN.


May 2019

Beginning Woodworking: Learn to Make a Traditional Hay Rake

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 19, 2019 at 10:00am

$110 10 tickets left

Learn fundamental woodworking skills while building a traditional wooden hay rake.  The class will introduce and focus on green woodworking skills, including splitting, riving, boring and planning.  Students will take home a traditional wooden hay rake, along with a foundation of beginning woodworking skills.  Some students may not finish completely on Saturday.  If students require more time for their project, Mark will be available on Sunday, May 19, 10am-2pm to help with final touches. Raking hay was reportedly one of…

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