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AFS: Let’s Make Tools w/ Ron NicholsAdirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne
3 days. 9am-4pm. Tuition $435. Member Tuition $375. Materials fee $75. All good blacksmiths need to be able to make tools that enable them to make beautiful pieces. This fun class is an opportunity for smiths to make these essential tools and more importantly, to learn toolmaking so you may make even more tools at your shop whenever you need them. You will make various sizes of punches and drifts, as well as chisels, and we will delve into set hammers, cut-off chisels, and bottom tooling depending on interests and time available. You will also learn how to anneal; heat treat and temper all of your new tools. Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for studentÕs safety.
AFS: Cheesemaking – Cheddar & Mozzarella w/ Roberta DeversAlfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George
2 days. 9am-4pm. Tuition $260. Member Tuition $210. Materials fee $25. Come and learn to make Cheddar, Mozzarella, and Whey Ricotta the traditional way. We will learn to make our own cultures rather than using laboratory produced cultures and will even discuss how to make homemade rennet. We will also make yogurt and cultured butter. All products will be made using organic, grass-fed, raw milk. It is recommended that you purchase (and review) the book, ÒThe Art of Natural CheesemakingÓ, by David Asher. This class is a combination of demonstration and hands on. NOTE: Location: 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex, located on Rt. 9 in the Log Jam Outlets immediately behind the Log Jam Restaurant.
AFS: Shake Style Cat Head Basket w/ Dona NazarenkoAdirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne
1 day.Ê 9:00am Ð 4:00 pm.Ê Tuition $130. Member Tuition $105. Materials fee $48. A graceful basket reproduction of a popular style of the Shaker baskets we see in books and magazines today. When these baskets were made, they were woven over a wooden mold. This basket gets its name from the points on the bottom which can be seen when turned upside down and look like the ears and head of a cat. Turn the basket back over and it lands on its woven feet. This basket is appropriate for basket weavers of all levels. Dimensions: 8_ wide x 9_ long x 10_ high with handle.