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2 12, 2017

Adirondack Pack Basket Making Workshop

2017-11-15T15:19:39+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|

This is an amazing crafting opportunity. Andy Paonessa, a skilled craftsman and naturalist who has been making pack baskets for over 10 years, will provide step-by-step instructions for you to make your own sturdy Brown Ash pack basket, complete with cedar bottoms and skids, and canvas straps. Andy will supply all materials, which he gathers locally and processes by hand. Processing the Brown Ash involves pounding the trunks in order to remove the annual growth rings into thing, flexible yet strong strips suitable for basket making. Registration and $100 deposit required [...]

10 12, 2016

Adirondack Pack Basket Making Workshop

2016-12-13T19:12:35+00:00 December 10th, 2016|

Sat-Sun, December 10-11, 10am-5pm, $175 materials included This is an amazing crafting opportunity. Andy Paonessa, a skilled craftsman and naturalist who has been making pack baskets for over 10 years, will provide step-by-step instructions for you to make your own sturdy Brown Ash pack basket, complete with cedar bottoms and skids, as well as canvas straps. Andy will also supply all materials, which he gathers locally and processes by hand. Processing the Brown Ash involves pounding the trunks in order to remove the annual growth rings into thin, flexible yet strong strips suitable for [...]