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June 2024 Classes at the Adirondack Folk School

June 1 - June 30

Adirondack Folk School Schedule for 2024

51 Main Street

Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

(518) 696-2400

www.adirondackfolkschool.org

 

All classes are held at the Adirondack Folk School unless otherwise noted.

 

JUNE

 

Saturday, June 1

Woven Towels with Janet Gallant. 1 day.  9:00am-4:00pm.  

Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Materials fee $30.

One loom, one warp, so many possibilities! In this class the looms are warped with a natural color and several towels can be woven at the loom. Several weaving patterns and design options will be demonstrated. Select the pattern and colors and you’ll be on your way to a few hand woven towels for yourself or to share.

 

Location: 1476 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.

 

Saturday, June 1

Camper’s Frying Pan with Steve Gurzler. 1 day.  9:00am-4:00pm.  

Members: $130. Non-Members: $150. Materials fee $25.

In this class students will learn basic sheet metal forging and riveting while creating a small camper’s frying pan. We’ll start with a disk of heavy-gauge sheet metal and forge a frying pan suitable for campfire or stove top use with a decorative forged handle. This class is recommended for students who have taken a basic course or who have some blacksmithing experience. Quality hearing protection is recommended, along with leather gloves.

Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

 

Saturday – Sunday, June 1 – 2

Relief Carved Door Toppers with Jim Schreiner. 2 days.  9:00am-4:00pm.  

Members: $220. Non-Members: $270. Materials fee $25.

 

Carve a decorative door topper for your interior or exterior door. Learn to design, lay out, and carve, a scenic design or welcome sign for the top of your door.

 

Sunday, June 2

Traditional Herbalism with Margo Mullein. 1/2 day. 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials fee $35.

 

The use of plants for wellness, nutrition and balance has been practiced for thousands of years in the Adirondacks and cultures around the globe. Discover what they knew and passed down for generations. In this course you’ll get hands-on experience in traditional practices for transforming raw plant material into beneficial preparations with a focus on enhancing the wellbeing of our body system organs. This class is for all levels and open to ages 13 and up.

Special Notes: Please note that each offering will have a different focus as follows:  Saturday, May 20: Nutritional Spring Greens (Detoxification / Liver), Friday, July 14: Happy Heart Tonic (Cardiovascular), Friday, August 11th: Relax, Dream, Sleep (Nurturing the Nervous System), and Saturday, September 16th:  Herbs for Healthy Skin (Our body’s biggest organ).

 

Sunday, June 2

Bicycle Basket with Dona Nazarenko. 1 day.  9:00am – 4:00pm.  

Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Materials fee $55.

 

As long as there have been bicycles it has been fashionable and elegant to have a basket on it. With all its uses this basket is woven with reed similar in shape to the Shaker style of basketry. Having adjustable Shaker tape to attach to your handlebars makes this a fun and novel project. Dimensions: 9” long x 7” wide x 8” high. Intermediate weaving level, hand strength needed.

Location: 1476 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: Intermediate weaving level, hand strength needed.

Sunday, June 2

Blacksmithing: Woodworker’s Holdfast with Arnie Barsky.  1/2 day. 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Members: $75. Non-Members: $85. Material Fee: $25  

Forge a simple holdfast from a steel rod. A holdfast utilizes a workbench hole (or anvil pritchel hole) to secure a workpiece. A holdfast has the advantage over a clamp in that it has a longer reach and can be quickly repositioned. If you have a workbench or anvil hole you’d like to use, bring its measurement to class.

 

Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

 

Monday – Thursday, June 3 – 6

Weaving Log Cabin with Teri Dvorak. 4 half days.  9:00am – 1:00pm.  

Members: $220. Non-Members: $270. Materials fee $35.

 

In this class you will design an item of your choosing (scarf, table runner, place mats, etc.) and go through the entire process to create it on a floor loom using the twill structure. Guidance from the instructor will be provided as needed. This class will include instruction on winding a warp with two threads at a time and weaving with two shuttles. Many fiber options and color choices will be available. Intro to Floor Loom Weaving experience, including winding a warp and dressing a loom is required.

Location: 1476 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.

 

Monday – Friday, June 3 – 7

Carving Basic with Bob Yorburg. 5 days.  9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $550. Non-Members: $675. Materials fee $25.

 

Students will learn the correct way to use tools, set up a shop for the best results, position work and use lighting to their advantage. Basic forms will be explored and a beautiful study board is kept for future reference. A must for anyone interested in learning both the basics and the finer points of carving. Students can bring their own carving tools or buy available tools. Advance notice is required if tools are required. A basic kit will be available or recommended.

 

Thursday, June 6

Copper Vase with Mark Swanberry. 1 day.  9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $550. Non-Members: $675. Materials fee $25.

 

One of the most distinctive materials in Adirondack architecture, furniture and art is white birch bark. We will use a section of white birch log, with a copper cylinder inside the log. There will be a copper vine accent piece spiraling around the vase. Students will be forming and texturing the copper vine and soldering the inside cylinder. The vase, when completed will be wet or dry and approximately 8” tall with a 3” diameter. There is no experience necessary for this class.

 

Friday, June 7

Copper Embossing with Mark Swanberry.  1/2 day. 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Members: $70. Non-Members: $80. Material Fee: $50.  

 

Learn the discipline of Metal Working known as Embossing. You will transfer an image of your choosing from a paper template to a sheet of copper by using various sizes of stylus and other hand tools to create a textured picture. You will find that copper is a very workable material. Your finished piece will fit in with any Adirondack decor or even in a rustic birch frame! This piece is 8” x 8”. 

 

Saturday, June 8 

Creating a Medicine Wheel Herb Garden with Margo Mullein.  1 day.  9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $76.  

 

There are many garden templates one can install, yet none are as Earth focused,
spiritual, and meditative as a traditional Medicine Wheel Garden. We’ll discuss the
basic structural elements which create this unique garden design and, from there, sketch one out on paper – influenced by our own connection with the Earth. With the basic principles planted in our hearts and minds, we will create and plant a permanent Medicine Wheel Garden for all at AFS to enjoy!

 

Saturday, June 8 

Beginning Knitting with Patricia Goldberg.  1 day.  9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $10.  

 

Have you always wanted to learn to knit but thought it was too difficult? Don’t feel intimidated! Our instructor will help you through the process of learning the two basic kinds of stitches as you make at least one lovely coaster. If time permits you may make all three!! Ages 8 to adult.

Special Notes: Bring worsted weight yarn in your favorite color. Knitting needles will be provided.

 

Saturday – Sunday, June 8 – 9 

Rustic Inlaid Pendant with T-Breeze Verdant.  2 days.  9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $220. Non-Members: $270. Material Fee: $25.  

 

In this two-day course students will create their own rustic but elegant piece of jewelry using precut pieces of local Adirondack hemlock and pine, as well as shell dots, metal wire and various other items to inlay. With guidance from the instructor, students will be able to follow their own creative vision to create a unique piece of jewelry.

 

Sunday, June 9 

Beginning Crochet with Patricia Goldberg.  1/2 day.  9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Material Fee: $10.  

 

Learning to crochet is a snap! Don’t feel intimidated by the lovely creations that you see. You can learn to make them, too. Patricia will help you learn several different stitches as you make something beautiful for your home or a gift. Ages 8 and up.

Special Notes: All materials will be provided, but students may bring their own yarn and/or crochet hook if desired.

 

Sunday, June 9 

Traditional Soap Making with Chrissey Eberhardt.  1/2 day.  1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Material Fee: $30.  

 

Create soap just like Grandma, but better! Join Chrissey for an enjoyable Sunday afternoon as you learn how to make soap that not only smells good but is all-natural and feels great on your skin. This fun class will teach you how to create soap using the cold-process and natural/organic ingredients. You will learn all about the basic process, oils, and the difference between fragrances and essential oils. You will create soap from a recipe while learning how to handle lye safely. Finally, you’ll take home your hand-made soap. So, say good-bye to store-bought soap and start using soap you made yourself!

Special Notes: Make sure to wear old clothes and bring an apron.

Sunday, June 9 

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak. 1/2 day. 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Members: $75. Non-Members: $95. Materials: $10.

 

No weaving experience is necessary! The looms are dressed and ready to go, all you need to do is bring your creative spirit and to leave with a finished one-of-a-kind rug. Students will have a choice of making a traditional Rag Rug using recycled fabric strips or making a Sock Rug using remnants from a sock factory. Colors and choices of fabric and remnants vary from class to class depending on availability. The rugs are 24″ wide, and up to 45″ long.

 

Monday–Saturday, June 10–15 and Monday–Friday, June 17-21  

Build a Wee Lassie Canoe with Larry Benjamin. 11 days. 8:30am – 5:30pm. Members: $1555. Non-Members: $1655. Materials: $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.

Location: 1476 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.

Tuesday, June 11

Quilt Block Party 2 with Janet Gallant.  1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $35.  

 

In this series of classes, a new quilt block will be introduced each month along with the techniques used to cut, piece, and construct the quilt block. Color is an important component to block and quilt design. Examples will be presented for each block to help you create a quilt that is pleasing to your personal color and style. Each offering can stand on its own, so take one, a few or all five! Students should have some basic knowledge of sewing prior to taking this class.


Four Patch Star Quilt Block – This is a well-known traditional block with many variations. We will look at the variations and dream of future quilting possibilities. Students will learn several methods to cut and sew half square and quarter triangles; the building block for an endless variety of quilt blocks. Sewing techniques will be shared and practiced to create the points of the star. You will also learn how to complete a pillow with or without a zipper.

Special Notes: A list of fabric requirements for each block and completed project will be sent out prior to class. Materials fee for each class is $20 with the exception of June 11 Four Patch Star which is $35.

Thursday, June 13

AFS Sewing Circle with Various Instructors.  1/2 day. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Members: $0. Non-Members: $0. Material Fee: $0.

Calling all fiber artists! Do you have a project you’re in the middle of? Want some company while you work? Sounds like AFS Sewing Circle is the place for you! Quilters, knitters, and fiber artists alike are welcome to join us every month for an afternoon of quilting and camaraderie. Bring your works in progress, and enjoy sharing your experience and the company of your fellow quilters. Pre-registration is not required. All are welcome!  

 

Friday, June 14

Paddling Techniques & Skills with Caleb Davis.  1 day. 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Material Fee: $0.

Refresh your paddling skills for your summer boating! This class will start with a basic skills introduction in the morning, followed by some time paddling together in the afternoon to work on those skills. Students will need to bring their own canoe; basic swimming skills and PFD are required.

Special Notes: Students will need to bring their own canoe; basic swimming skills and PFD are required.

 

Saturday, June 15

Introduction to Woodburning with Lorraine Mara.  1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $12.  

 

Introduction to Woodburning Lorraine Mara You don’t have to be an artist to create wood burned art. This introduction to wood burning, also known as pyrography, will teach you how to create your own unique artwork. We will cover all the basics: safety, burners, tips, transferring images, wood species, adding color and protective finishes. Resources will also be shared for continued learning after class completion. In class, you will try out various tips to see what each is capable of. You will then have the opportunity to work on up to three projects of nature or Adirondack inspired images. 

 

Saturday, June 15

Pizza Making & Beer Brewing with Dave Riihimaki and Franz Haas. 1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $90.  

 

Come learn the fundamentals of working with an open-air wood-fired oven as well as fermentation, while making your own pizza and brewing your own beer. All pizza oven tools and ingredients will be provided. Beer kits will include everything needed to make and take home your own one-gallon batch of beer. Other brewing equipment will be provided.

 

Special Notes: YOU MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. Students will be working with wood, ash, fire and food, so dress appropriately.

 

Sunday, June 16

Nuno Felt Scarf with Marjolaine Arsenault. 1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $130. Non-Members: $150. Material Fee: $90.  

 

Join Marjolaine in this 1-day class to create a nuno felt scarf you can wear different ways and close with a button. During this workshop you will explore the technique of nuno felt, a wet felting process combining silk fabric and wool roving. The felting is accomplished by applying water, soap, and friction. In this class you will: create a lightweight scarf made with silk fabric and merino wool roving, discover various wool layouts, create a stained-glass effect, and paint with silk hankies and silk roving on wool. This workshop is suited for beginner to intermediate learners and requires standing for most of the day.

Special Notes: This workshop is suited for beginner to intermediate learners and requires standing for most of the day.

 

Sunday, June 16

Scroll Saw Puzzle Making with Walt Ulrich.  1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $15.

Wooden puzzles are a great project whether you are a beginner or experienced woodworker. In this class students will learn the basics of the safe operation of a scroll saw, proper blade selection and installation, pattern transfer, proper cutting techniques and proper body positioning at the saw table. Each student will progress from learning to make moderate curves to tight curves using the scroll saw by producing, first, a wood maple leaf and progressing through more difficult patterns to a final puzzle which will require attention to detail and care in cutting. Come learn the secret tricks to ensure your puzzle is a success. It can make the perfect gift, too.  

 

Wednesday, June 19

Open Forge Night with Steve Gurzler. 2 hours. 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Members: $0. Non-Members: $0. Materials: $0.

 

Interested in blacksmithing but unsure how to start? Open Forge Night is the place for you! Every third Wednesday of the month during our blacksmithing season, come see demonstrations by expert blacksmith Steve Gurzler. Observing the demonstration is free and open to the public. If you want to try your hand at blacksmithing there is a $20 fee to cover the cost of materials. Safety precautions must be followed – including hard shoes with no open toes, long pants, goggles (supplied) and gloves (supplied).

 

Thursday, June 20

Copper Bowl with Mark Swanberry. 1 day. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $130. Materials: $90.

 

In this class students will create a beautiful copper bowl from a 12″ x 12″ sheet of 16-gauge copper. Students will pound and hand tool the sheet into a 9″ diameter, approx. 2″ deep bowl. Students will also make a decorative vine with leaves from copper that will be attached to the rim of the bowl. Some soldering will be involved in this class.

 

Thursday – Friday, June 20 – 21

Forging a Chef’s Knife with Matthew Parkinson. 1 day. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $270. Non-Members: $310. Materials: $50.

 

This class is taught by renowned instructor and the very first winner of History Channel’s Forged in Fire, Matthew Parkinson. The chef’s knife is the most used knife in almost any home. These iconic knives help to create meals for family and loved ones. Well-made kitchen knives can last a lifetime and this class will give you the opportunity to create one of your very own. In this two-day class students will make their own chef’s knife from high carbon steel. All aspects of bladesmithing will be covered, from forging the blade to shaping, then heat treating, grinding and polishing, making and fitting a wooden handle and finally, sharpening – with very special attention given to the design and geometry of this kind of knife. This class is intended as an introductory bladesmithing class, but some forging experience is helpful.

Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

 

Friday, June 21

Copper Ornaments with Mark Swanberry. 1/2 day. 9:00am – 12:00pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials $50.

 

This copper ornament class will allow you to make your choice of 2 of the 3 items advertised. The process will have you cutting out the pieces, forming and texturing on an anvil. You will also be using a small torch as part of the texturing process, and soldering. The maple leaf ornament will have a “glass drop” soldered into the center. The mushroom can be used to hold your jewelry, earrings, and rings. The cap can be lifted off to slide rings on the stem. The stem is epoxied to a piece of bluestone serving as the base. The fern is a wall ornament that can be hung or laid in a windowsill. The fern is 10 inches tall, the maple leaf is 5 inches by 5 inches and the mushroom is 5 inches tall.

 

Saturday, June 22

Champagne Baskets with Beverly Cornelius. 1 day. 8:30am – 5:30pm. Members: $145. Non-Members: $165. Materials $40.

 

Beverly was inspired to create this basket after Champagne corks were popped at her daughter’s wedding. Using the metal “muselet” and wire as the “mold” for this basket, she created a memento ornament for their first Christmas. The Muselet is the basket base, and the wire can be the inside or outside mold for your basket. Students will weave this basket with fine Ash to create their own memento. Muselet will be provided, or students may bring their own. Finished size is student’s choice, 1” – 5” tall. This is a miniature basket and therefore is challenging to work on. Moderate weaving experience will keep this class a low stress one day class.

 

Saturday – Sunday, June 22 – 23

Forging a Chef’s Knife with Matthew Parkinson. 1 day. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $270. Non-Members: $310. Materials: $50.

 

This class is taught by renowned instructor and the very first winner of History Channel’s Forged in Fire, Matthew Parkinson. The chef’s knife is the most used knife in almost any home. These iconic knives help to create meals for family and loved ones. Well-made kitchen knives can last a lifetime and this class will give you the opportunity to create one of your very own. In this two-day class students will make their own chef’s knife from high carbon steel. All aspects of bladesmithing will be covered, from forging the blade to shaping, then heat treating, grinding and polishing, making and fitting a wooden handle and finally, sharpening – with very special attention given to the design and geometry of this kind of knife. This class is intended as an introductory bladesmithing class, but some forging experience is helpful.

Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

 

Sunday, June 23

Short Tote/Market Basket with Beverly Cornelius. 1 day. 8:30am – 5:30pm. Members: $145. Non-Members: $165. Materials: $45.

 

This is an 8-10” version of a Penobscot Tote basket. Students will play with color and over layering spokes to create pattern and learn a new technique that is woven over the basic weaving to decorate this useful carryall.

 

Sunday, June 23

Live Edge Bowl with John Kingsley.  1 day. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Material Fee: $25  

 

Come create a simple turned bowl that still looks and feels rustic due to its live edge. This course is targeted to those who have an interest in learning how to turn. The emphasis will be on learning how to use a lathe and tools safely and correctly. In this class, you will learn the basics of creating spindle-based objects and then work at turning your bowl. Leave the class with a lovely treasure that captures the “wild” feel of the Adirondacks! 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. The introductory class or some knowledge of wood turning is a prerequisite for this class.

Friday, June 28 

Walk on the Wild Side – Introduction to Foraging with Margo Mullein. 1/2 day. 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials: $15.

 

The plants are whispering – beckoning us to gather in the wild. This class is for those who would like to answer that call. To work with the plants at their peak in the location in which they thrive! Using techniques from various earth-based traditions, discover the many benefits of wild foraging including: approaching the plants with an open and receptive heart, working intuitively, setting intentions for the exchange, asking permission as a way of giving respect, giving thanks, wild plant identification, and making herbal preparations on the spot!

Special Notes: Please let us know ahead of time if you have any allergies.

 

Friday – Saturday, June 28 – 29 

Stenciled Floorcloth with Janet Flinchbaugh. 2 days. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $220. Non-Members: $270. Materials: $60.

 

Create your own floorcloth in either a traditional pattern, arts and crafts style or a game board pattern using environmentally safe water-based paints and finishes. You will learn to cut a stencil, choose a pattern and the odors of your choice.  Several different techniques will be taught as well. The use of painted floor coverings or “Oyl cloths” dates to 14th century Europe. People coming to this country wanted to reproduce furnishings from back home. Since resources were limited, worn sails from ships were painted and used to cover their floors. Floorcloths proved to be one of the most durable floorcoverings providing extra insulation on the floors of drafty homes. Create your own artful and durable floorcloth that will last for generations.

Location: 1476 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.

 

Saturday, June 29 

Build a Rustic Birdhouse with Don Polunci. 1/2 day. 9:00am – 12:00pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials: $10.

 

Anyone can learn to make a rustic birdhouse in just a few hours. A birdhouse is a simple structure with seven basic parts: two sides, a front and back, a bottom, and two pieces for the top. Power tools are not necessary to cut the wood; it can be done with a handsaw. Using rough-cut lumber, you will construct a rustic birdhouse that can be functional and/or decorative. Choose from several birdhouse designs. There will be a short discussion about nesting birds, feeding birds and suitable houses for area birds. Participants are encouraged to bring objects (such as old drawer pulls, doorknobs, hardware, etc.) from home. Adults and teens welcome; children ages 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Special Notes: Students should wear older clothing and/or bring an apron to class.

Saturday, June 29 

Start and Stripes Basket with Barbara Boughton. 1 day. 9:00am – 5:00pm. Members: $110. Non-Members: $135. Materials: $40.

 

Weaving with natural and hand-dyed spokes and weavers allows for solid stripes to develop up the side of the basket. The basket is woven on an oak handle with two layers of spokes twined into a base. Additional dyed weavers woven as an overlay complete the top rows. Hand cut birch bark stars complete the design. Dimensions: 10″ diameter x 12″ high at handle x 7″ high at sides.

 

Saturday – Sunday, June 29 – 30 

Hand forged Cooking Utensils with Ian McCarthy. 2 days. 9:00am – 4:00pm. Members: $260. Non-Members: $300. Materials: $50.

 

In this two-day workshop, learn to forge functional and decorative cooking utensils great for the barbecue or the kitchen! We will explore both two piece construction and one piece forgings. Each student will create multiple utensils while learning simple hand forging techniques, material isolation, sheet metal forming, and simple food safe finishes.

Special Notes: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student’s safety.

 

Sunday, June 30

Wrap Bracelet with Roberta Games. 1/2  day. 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials: $10.

 

Join us as we create a unique Native inspired bracelet. We will discuss Indigenous beadwork in the Adirondacks and compose a design for our bracelets. We will be hand sewing.

 

Sunday, June 30

Hiking Stick with Don Polunci. 1/2  day. 9:00am – 12:30pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials: $5.

 

Learn how to make your very own personal hiking stick. Begin by selecting the perfect stick collected by the instructor. Then you will learn how to shave and carve your hiking stick. Once you are happy with your creation, the sticks will be completed by drilling a hole in them and adding a lanyard. Once finished, put your stick to good use on the trail running right by our school!

 

Sunday, June 30

Framed Stained Glass Mosaics with John Vaughn. 1/2  day. 9:00am – 12:30pm. Members: $65. Non-Members: $80. Materials: $25.

 

In this class you will create a stained glass mosaic in a 5” by 7” or similar frame. You will have a choice of photographs to work with for inspiration, or you may bring your own if desired. The class will include instruction on how to grout the piece as homework, which is recommended but not required. This class is suitable for students of any level. 

 

Location: 1476 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.

 

Sunday, June 30 

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak. 1/2 day. 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Members: $75. Non-Members: $95. Materials: $10.

 

No weaving experience is necessary! The looms are dressed and ready to go, all you need to do is bring your creative spirit and to leave with a finished one-of-a-kind rug. Students will have a choice of making a traditional Rag Rug using recycled fabric strips or making a Sock Rug using remnants from a sock factory. Colors and choices of fabric and remnants vary from class to class depending on availability. The rugs are 24″ wide, and up to 45″ long.

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