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Upcoming Events

Apr
25
Fri
6:00 pm Tool Talk: Session 2, Specialty Planes
Tool Talk: Session 2, Specialty…
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Tool Talk: Session 2, Specialty Planes @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
 Tool Talk: Session 2, Specialty Planes Ever have trouble trying to pick the right tool for the job?  Wish you could just hang out with [...]
May
3
Sat
9:00 am Birch Bark Knife Handle – CLASS FULL
Birch Bark Knife Handle – CLASS …
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Birch Bark Knife Handle - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Birch Bark Knife Handle (2 day class) – CLASS FULL Instructor: Richard Barnes Make a traditional Scandinavian style birch bark knife handle on an old-school [...]
May
6
Tue
2:00 pm Bog Studies
Bog Studies
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Bog Studies @ Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Bog Studies (4 session course) Instructors: Marianne Stolz & Kirsten Hunter The theme of this year’s bog studies is wetland ecosystems through direct experiences, games, [...]
May
10
Sat
9:00 am Earthen Bake Oven
Earthen Bake Oven
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Earthen Bake Oven @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Earthen Bake Oven (2 day class) Instructor: Dan Givens                 We will be building a simple but elegant dome-shaped [...]
1:00 pm Quilted Book Cover
Quilted Book Cover
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Quilted Book Cover @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Quilted Book Cover Instructor: Beret Nelson This is a great beginning art quilting project, and even a good beginning sewing project, although it would be [...]
May
24
Sat
9:00 am Bowl Carving
Bowl Carving
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bowl Carving @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Bowl Carving (2 day class) Instructor: John Manthei                     Spend a weekend outdoors creating a beautiful [...]

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