Duluth Folk School Instructor Tom Gustafson
April 24, 2017

Diamond Willow: From Tree to Trekking Stick – SOLD OUT

  • June 20, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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This class will teach you how to find and finish diamond willow to make walking sticks and other craft projects.

Diamond Willow Trekking Sticks, from unfinished, to partially finished, to two different styles of completely finished

You will be provided with a fresh stick so you can learn how to peel willow, and a peeled, dried stick so you can learn how to finish a walking stick. You will take two sticks home with you: one that is peeled and ready to dry and one that is sanded and ready to varnish.

Registration Includes

You will go home with two trekking sticks. One will be a green, peeled stick that you’ll need to let season for a while, and the other will be dried, sanded stick. You’ll also receive rubber tips for both trekking sticks.

Skill Level

No experienced required

Best for Ages…

Must be 13 years or older

You should bring…

If you have it, bring a small, sharp knife for peeling, and gloves for hand protection. We will have some knives and gloves to use if you don’t have any available.

Duluth Folk School Instructor Tom Gustafson



1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.


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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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