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Adirondack Folk School

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Name:
Adirondack Folk School
Phone:
(518) 696-2400
Address:
51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY, 12846, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

January 11, 2015

To every season turn, turn, turn! This course is for people who have an interest in learning how to turn. The emphasis will be on learning how to use the lathe and tools safely and correctly. In this class you will learn the basics of creating spindle-based objects. Then you will use your new-found skills to create a candlestick and a wooden pen. Friends and family will be truly impressed! You’ll need to take this class before moving on to the more advanced turning classes.

Note: For your safety: no loose fitting clothes, hair tied back, comfortable shoes, and no jewelry. If sensitive to wood dust registration for turning classes is not recommended.

Start: January 11, 2015 9:00 am
End: January 11, 2015 12:00 pm
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $15.

Using ‘pre-dressed’ looms, this introductory level half-day weaving class allows the beginning or experienced weaver to learn or relearn the basics of using a floor loom. You will quickly move on to take strips of colorful sock remnants, chained together, and turn them into a bright, colorful, thick cotton rug. These rugs are suitable for any area in your home, from bathmats to children’s rooms, or anywhere you wish to add a bright accent. Enjoy the camaraderie of others in a relaxed learning environment and walk away with a one-of-a-kind sock rug.

Note: Tuition includes all materials.

Start: January 11, 2015 12:00 pm
End: January 11, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost: Tuition $75. Member Tuition $70.

January 17, 2015

Birch bark picture frames and mirrors have adorned Adirondack camps and cabins for centuries and were a favorite winter project for the guides to make. This is a great class for beginners with limited experience with woodworking and tools. You will select a frame and learn how to cut and fasten the Birch bark, twigs, and other natural objects to create your own “masterpiece”. Come see why this is one of our most popular classes. You’ll be proud to hang this in your home!

 

Saturday 9-4, Sunday 9-12.

Start: January 17, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Cost: Tuition $145. Member Tuition $130. Materials Fee $30.

January 18, 2015

Birch bark picture frames and mirrors have adorned Adirondack camps and cabins for centuries and were a favorite winter project for the guides to make. This is a great class for beginners with limited experience with woodworking and tools. You will select a frame and learn how to cut and fasten the Birch bark, twigs, and other natural objects to create your own “masterpiece”. Come see why this is one of our most popular classes. You’ll be proud to hang this in your home!

 

Saturday 9-4, Sunday 9-12.

Start: January 18, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 18, 2015 9:00 pm
Cost: Tuition $145. Member Tuition $130. Materials Fee $30.

January 25, 2015

Student will learn how to weave place-mats using strips of recycled material. These place-mats are washable and utilitarian and should last for years. This course is geared toward beginners; the looms will be predressed for them so come and join the fun and learn a whole new hobby.

Start: January 25, 2015 12:00 pm
End: January 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $15.