Tag Archive: Duluth Folk School

Making Canoe Paddles at the Duluth Folk School
October 3, 2019

Canoe Paddle Making


  • Make Your Own Canoe Paddle - Day 1 of 2
    November 29, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Make Your Own Canoe Paddle - Day 2 of 2
    November 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Black Friday is typically a day for people to go shopping. Here are the folk school, we’re putting our paddle in the sand, and saying NO to a day of shopping! Instead, we’re giving people an opportunity to create something beautiful! The warmth and beauty of a hand-made canoe paddle is hard to beat, and (more…)

Folk School Camp during MEA Weekend
August 27, 2019

Folk School Craft Camp


  • Day 1 of 2
    October 17, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Day 2 of 2
    October 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor

Early drop off option – 7:30 am Drop off – 8:30 am Pick up – 4:00 pm During the Thursday and Friday of Minnesota’s MEA weekend, the Duluth Folk School will be offering a Craft Camp for kids in the 3rd – 5th grades! Duluth Folk School’s Craft Camp provides campers with an opportunity to (more…)

Photo for Duluth Folk School Bike Maintenance Class
July 27, 2019

The Art of Bicycle Maintenance


  • August 21, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor

In this introductory class, you’ll learn how keep your chain lubricated and quiet, how to fix your flat in no time flat, and how to make other basic adjustments to help keep you and your bike riding all year long! Registration Includes Patient instruction in a small class size, lube, rags, gloves, and the opportunity (more…)

Seat Caning
July 21, 2019

Seat Caning


  • Seat Caning, Day 1 of 3
    January 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Seat Caning, Day 2 of 3
    February 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Seat Caning, Day 3 of 3
    February 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor

In this class, you will learn to weave cane onto a footstool using the seven step hand caning method. All materials are included in the price of registration, including stool, cane, and other materials required to complete your stool. At each class, you will receive instruction to build on the previous class, and materials for (more…)

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…)

Photo for Duluth Folk School Bike Maintenance Class
May 19, 2019

The Art of Bicycle Maintenance


  • June 25, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor

In this introductory class, you’ll learn how keep your chain lubricated and quiet, how to fix your flat in no time flat, and how to make other basic adjustments to help keep you and your bike riding all year long! Registration Includes Patient instruction, lube, rags, gloves, and the opportunity to work hands-on with your (more…)

Learn to Kayak with the Duluth Folk School
January 16, 2019

Sea Kayaking for Beginners


  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 1 of 3 (Boulder Lake)
    June 21, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 2 of 3 (Boulder Lake)
    June 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 3 of 3 (Lake Superior)
    June 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor

If you’ve always wanted to learn to safely and effectively kayak from a professional kayak instructor, this is your chance! Join highly trained instructor Jen Buseman as she helps you progress from novice to being ready to go out on your own. You will learn about the gear used in sea kayaking, what kind/size of (more…)

Beekeeping at the Duluth Folk School
January 16, 2019

Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners


  • Catching the Buzz (Day 1 of 3)
    March 27, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Catching the Buzz (Day 2 of 3)
    March 28, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Catching the Buzz (Day 3 of 3)
    March 29, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor

*All registrations must be completed by March 18, so we have time to order supplies – don’t delay! In this class, you will learn about what is required (time, effort, cost) to manage honeybees in northern Minnesota. With the instructor there to guide you, you will  assemble your own Langsroth hive from a kit, and (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…)

Contact

Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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