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AFS: Hiker (Small) ADK Pack Basket w/ Linda Scherz (2/18 & 2/19)

February 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - February 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm


2 days. 2/18 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. 2/19 9:00 Ð 2:00 pm.Ê Tuition $290. Member Tuition $250. Materials fee $40. The Adirondack Pack Basket is one of the most recognized objects associated with the Adirondacks. Create your own pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. Adults and children can wear this pack. Students will weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut spokes. Then learn to continuous weave the sides of the basket, pack tight, level the top, weave a false rim, cut, and tuck, insert the wood handle, fit the rim and lash on basket. Lastly, add an adjustable webbing or leather harness secured with wood skids. This class will be fun for all weavers. This is a great intro size pack to making pack baskets. Linda will demonstrate, teach you weaving techniques and guide you while you weave your basket. Students will be using a drawknife and other sharp tools. Instructor will bring all materials to make the basket. Baskets will not be stained during class. Dimensions are 6_Ó x 9_Ó x 14_Ó high. NOTE:Ê 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: Materials fee for Webbing Harness Ð $95. Materials fee for Leather Harness Ð $110. Leather harness is dark brown. Webbing harness color choices may vary depending on what is available at the time of the class. Please call AFS if you would like the leather harness as it needs to be ordered a minimum of two weeks prior to the class. Students should wear comfortable clothing.


February 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am
February 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
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Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex
1746 U.S. 9
Lake George, NY 12845 United States


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