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April 2018

Greenwood and Steel: Make the Tools, Carve the Wood

April 5 @ 9:30 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm
Aprovecho,
80574 Hazelton Rd.
Cottage Grove, 97424
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REGISTER AND PAY Thursday, April 5th, through Sunday, April 8th INSTRUCTOR: Kiko Denzer Forge your own blade(s), then learn to carve spoons and bowls; includes basic blacksmithing, hardening/tempering, sharpening, knife use/grips/techniques, use of a shave-horse and draw knife, basic principles of carving, sculpture, and design, as well as discussion of traditional and appropriate technologies and their histories. Traditional foot- and/or bow-powered lathes may be available for practice/demonstration. We’ll start by spending a couple of days making a simple crooked knife to use and…

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