Tag Archive: Workshop

October 22, 2019

Intro to 5-String Banjo


  • December 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

Want to learn to start playing banjo? This class is for you! Instructor, and local musician, Kyle Ollah is teaching a class for folks with not much (or any!) experience playing banjo. You don’t have to worry about theory or reading music – you’ll learn how to pick, learn a few chords and you’ll be (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…)

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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…)

Make Your Own Snowshoes at the Duluth Folk School
December 22, 2018

Make Your Own Snowshoes


  • Make Your Own Snowshoes (Day 1 of 2)
    February 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Make Your Own Snowshoes (Day 2 of 2)
    February 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructor

Winter in the great North Woods can be magic – quietly trekking through deep snow on your very own handcrafted wooden snowshoes. In this class you will use a locally made kit with black ash frames and black polyester lacing, to weave your own pair of traditional snowshoes. The black ash frames are flexible and (more…)

Photo of Chainsaw
October 2, 2018

Chainsaw Safety – From First Pull to Felling Trees


  • Chainsaw Safety
    October 14, 2018
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Instructor

If the title of this course caught your eye, you have already demonstrated the first qualification of this course: you want to know how to safely and effectively operate a chainsaw! This class will be a full-spectrum overview, starting with how to safely start and operate your chainsaw, and going all the way to safely (more…)

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

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