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11 days. 8:30am-5:30pm. Tuition $1600. Member Tuition $1500. Materials fee $1400. The original Wee Lassie was a lapstrake-built open cedar canoe made in 1863 by J. Henry Rushton of Canton, NY. Rushton was one of the most famous canoe builders of his era. George Washington Sears, who wrote of his adventures under his pen name of Nessmuk as he recorded his paddling adventures throughout the Adirondacks, popularized these small, finely crafted canoes. Come spend 11 wonderful days with master instructor Larry Benjamin building your own Wee Lassie. You will be guided through every step of the building process. Leave with a beautiful, lightweight canoe that handles well in the water. Open to all level of student. 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.
2 half days. 9am-12pm. Tuition $130. Member Tuition $105. Materials fee $45. Clay arts has historical common traditions across all cultures. It is easy to shape, sculpt and transform into ceramics. Imagine making bowls, cups, wind chimes and moreÉ. through the use of clay medium. This two-day workshop allows for experimentation in creating various forms (2-3 pieces per student). On day one students will learn basic hand-building pottery techniques; explore pinch, coil and slab. After a drying period of three weeks, on the second day students will learn how to decorate and glaze their piece. 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. Special Notes: Dress to mess. Class is suited for students ages 8 Ð 14 w/a parent, and 15 and up on their own. Supplies include clay, tool sharing, glazing and firing. Forms made will have a drying period before firing, and then glazing. Students will need to return to pick up finished pieces or make shipping arrangements with AFS.
1/2 day. 9am-1pm. Tuition $80. Member Tuition $70. Materials fee $10. The goal of this class is to help you get started in fly fishing or better your casting. We will go over different types of fly rods and when to use them. The proper way of lining a fly rod will be taught. You will be doing the over hand cast, roll cast and side arm cast, for a few examples. You will need to bring a hat and a pair of glasses or sunglasses. If you have a fly rod please bring it, otherwise one will be provided. To end, students will get a chance to try different fly rods. Special Notes: This is an active casting course. Students 16 or older who have a NYS fishing license can cast into the lake. Those without will cast on dry land. Students must bring a hat and glasses to wear for safety.
1 day. 9am-4pm. Tuition $130. Member Tuition $105. Materials fee $36. It is a rare treat to see a Trumpeter Swan! In this class you will make your own swan with its baby, which is called a cygnet. Beginning with a simple armature you will wrap, and needle felt core wool before adding the fluffy, white layers of merino wool. The skills and techniques used to sculpt with wool will be demonstrated step by step. All necessary supplies are provided in a kit.
1 day. 9am-4pm. Tuition $145. Member Tuition $125. Materials fee $25. In this class students will forge a rose that will not wither using precut steel blanks. The project will include forging details and torch work with scrolling tongs to create a custom rose. Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for studentÕs safety.
1/2 day. 12pm-4pm.Ê Tuition $75. Member Tuition $60. Materials fee $15. Kumiko is the delicate, geometric latticework that is traditionally found in shoji screens. It originated in Japan during the Asuka era (600 Ð 700 AD). The patterns are made by carefully cutting bevels and fitting small strips of wood together without the need for glue. There are hundreds of designs that range from simple and rectangular to very complex and intricate. In this class you will learn how to make the asanoha pattern. Translated to Òhemp leaf,Ó asanoha is the most popular pattern in Japan and is connected to the idea of growth. You will start with basswood strips and go through the process of cutting accurate half lap joints to make a grid. Then, use Kumiko jigs to cut bevels and assemble the asanoha pattern.
Need some rockinÕ good music and a little bit of comedy? Join us for some high-energy tunes Saturday, May 13th with Joe Adee & The Lug Nuts! YouÕll enjoy a mix of: Blues, Southern-Rock, R&B and Old Country. Band plays from 7 - 10 p.m. Dinner Menu Available: 5 - 8 p.m. Like & Follow their FB page:Êwww.facebook.com/joeadeeandthelugnuts
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