2017 earth oven, spoon-carving and other workshop info (to register and for info, follow the links…).
June 13, 7 pm earthen building presentation at Plymouth Craft Plymouth, MA
June 17, spoon carving at Nanacardoon, in Forest Grove OR.
July 15-16, Build an earthen oven, workshop outside of Salem, OR; for info & to register, contact email@example.com.
July 23-29, spoon carving/greenwoodworking at echoes-in-time ancestral skills gathering
August 6, spoon carving, at Nanacardoon
Sept. 9, spoon carving, at Nanacardoon
September 10, All about scythes and scything. A scythe is the best and most durable tool for all kinds of homestead chores, from mowing, to reaping, to weed and brush management; learn basic skills and techniques for tool use and maintenance, as well as some of the history and lore of the scythe at Nanacardoon i n Forest Grove, OR.
September 16-17, Build a wood-fired pizza oven out of earth @ Aprovecho Institute, in Cottage Grove, OR
Nov 15-19, Greenwood & Steel: make the tools, carve the wood, an introduction to blade craft and woodcarving, at Aprovecho Institute, in Cottage Grove, OR. We’ll start by forging a basic crooked knife, w hich we’ll then use to carve spoons and bowls; includes basic blacksmithing, hardening/tempering, sharpening, knife use/grips/techniques, other bladed tools, principles of carving, sculpture, and design, discussion of traditional and appropriate technologies, etc.