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Upcoming Events

Mar
30
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongoing Class) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Principles of Woodworking! (ongoing class) This is a program without a beginning or an end in which we will be exploring all aspects of woodworking from the most elementary to extremely complex. The idea is[...]
Apr
1
Wed
7:00 pm Carayak and the Qayaq: Learning ...
Carayak and the Qayaq: Learning ...
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Carayak and the Qayaq: Learning to Make Skin-on-frame Kayaks from Yup'ik Masters @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
A Presentation by Ian Wright Carayak and the Qayaq: Learning to Make Skin-on-frame Kayaks from Yup’ik Masters Join kayak-builder Ian Wright at the Fairbanks Folk School April 1st, at 7-9 pm. He’ll share his own[...]
Apr
4
Sat
10:00 am Gelli Plate Printing
Gelli Plate Printing
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gelli Plate Printing @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Gelli Plate Printing Instructor: Sue Cole Gelli Printing is a type of monoprinting on a gelatin plate. We will make several prints, then some projects using those prints. I will provide the gelatin plates and[...]
Apr
6
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongoing Class) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Principles of Woodworking! (ongoing class) This is a program without a beginning or an end in which we will be exploring all aspects of woodworking from the most elementary to extremely complex. The idea is[...]
4:00 pm Open Shop with Phil Marshall!
Open Shop with Phil Marshall!
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Shop with Phil Marshall! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Open Shop – Lastukuusi – with Phil Marshall! Lastukuusi: (a traditional Finnish “shaving tree”): See a miniature Christmas tree carved from one piece of wood with specially-sharpened knives and techniques.          [...]
Apr
10
Fri
9:00 am Green Wood Chair – From a Birch ...
Green Wood Chair – From a Birch ...
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Green Wood Chair - From a Birch Tree in the Woods to Your Dining Room @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Green Wood Chair – From a Birch Tree in the Woods to Your Dining Room (5 day course) Instructor: John Manthei Make a post and rung chair from green wood (Alaska Birch) and weave the[...]

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