Tag Archive: Arts and Crafts

June 1, 2019

Timber Framed Sawhorse


  • Day 1 of 2
    November 9, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2 of 2
    November 10, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructor

In this class, you will be introduced to timber framing techniques while you build a sturdy white pine sawhorse. This type of timber framing comes from the German tradition, where a full scale layout is drawn up, which serves to mark timbers for compound angles. The beauty is that all the measurements are very simple (more…)

Saw Sharpening at the Duluth Folk School
December 26, 2018

Handsaw Sharpening


  • Handsaw Sharpening
    January 20, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor

Traditional carpenter saws were once a key part of everyone’s toolbox. They still can play an important part to handcrafting, and a sharp one will really cut the wood! We will help you develop the skills to take a saw and put a sharp edge on it. We will begin with some basics on different (more…)

November 4, 2017

Handcrafted Holiday Gift Bags


  • December 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

In this class you’ll create 5 holiday gift bags, in three different sizes. The course is appropriate for non-crafters as well as those who are comfortable with paper-crafting. Templates will be provided, but you are welcome to be creative and come up with your own designs! Various techniques will be used, including stamping, paper molding, (more…)

Useful Knot Tying
October 17, 2017

Useful Knot Tying – SOLD OUT


  • Knots - Tie it up, Tie it down!
    January 13, 2018
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Instructor

Knots are part of life even if it’s just tying your shoes! Ropes, lines, cords, string, twine, are all part of our lives and knots enable us to use them whether it’s to tie up the dog, tying a boat to a dock or climbing a mountain. In this class, you will learn to tie (more…)

Beading with Binesi Kwe
September 24, 2017

Beading With Binesi Kwe – SOLD OUT


  • Beading with Binesi Kwe
    January 18, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

Learn the ancient art of beadwork applique! In this class, you will make a keychain using an agate cabochon using the one needle beadwork applique technique. Here is an example of the type of keychain you will leave with: While we bead, you’ll hear some of the stories and culture of beading in our region. (more…)

Rag Rugs with the Duluth Folk School
July 27, 2017

Rag Rug Making – SOLD OUT


  • Rag Rug Making
    December 3, 2017
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! First you’ll learn how to make the repeating knot on a practice rug, then you’ll get started on your own rug. You won’t finish a rug during the class, but you will get through the (more…)

Nature Journaling with the Duluth Folk School
April 13, 2017

Nature Journaling

In this class, you will get outside and connect with nature through observing and sketching. It’s time to fill up those empty journals and see nature with new eyes! Fully experience the natural world through your senses as we draw and write about plants and animals in the field. You can plan on a morning spent outside connectingContinue Reading
Rag Rugs with the Duluth Folk School
March 29, 2017

Rag Rug Making


  • Rag Rug Making
    November 12, 2017
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! First you’ll learn how to make the repeating knot on a practice rug, then you’ll get started on your own rug. You won’t finish a rug during the class, but you will get through the (more…)

Make and American Kestrel Box with the Duluth Folk School
March 13, 2017

Adult + Youth Basic Woodworking

Adult + Youth Basic Woodworking Skills Series: Build a Kestrel Box In this service class, we are partnering with the Friends of Sax-Zim Bog to provide an opportunity for adults to work with a child/grandchild/mentee/friend to build an American kestrel nesting box that will be used by researchers in the Sax-Zim area. You will learnContinue Reading

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1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
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