Beginning Weaving

Instructor: Anna Hayoz & Diane Myers
Students will use a 4shaft floor loom which they will set up. They will start by winding a warp and then set up the loom to weave a sampler. Students from the 2017 beginner class may want to return and make a twill towel this time. The material fee for the sampler is $15 and $25 for the towel. Students will learn plain and twill weaving and then finish their item off with hemstitching and edge trims.

Beginning Weaving
Sampler Class fee: $175 Materials: $15

Towel Class fee: $175 Materials: $25

Weaving a Nantucket Basket

Instructor: Dave & Candy Barnes
Students will first learn the history of Nantucket Basket making and the step by step techniques necessary to make their own basket. After attaching the wood base of the basket to the mold, then you will learn how to prepare the staves. Then you will start to insert the weavers and weave to the top of the mold. After trimming the staves, then the rims are attached. Last comes the lashing of the basket to finish off your new basket.

Weaving a Nantucket Basket
Class fee: $175 Materials: $20

Repair & Restoration of Old Windows

Instructor: Tim McGinn
This class will focus on the repair and restoration of traditional putty glazes window sashes, typically found in houses built prior to 1940. Beginning with an overview of the components of a typical double-hung window, the class will follow the “best practices” recommend by the Window Preservation Standards Collaborative and the Window Preservation Alliance.

Repair & Restoration of Old Windows
Class fee: $175 Materials: $0

Windsor Milking Stool

Instructor: Jim Rendi
Students will learn how to use a drawknife and spokeshave as they shape the seat and legs by hand while making their own milking stool. Using hand tools in the traditional way with the same type of woods, tools and joinery techniques is the earmark of this class.

Windsor Milking Stool
SESSION THREE: JUNE 2-3, 2018
Class fee: $175 Materials: $20