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Introduction to Woodturning

Adirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne

To every season turn, turn, turn! This course is for people who have an interest in learning how to turn. The emphasis will be on learning how to use the lathe and tools safely and correctly. In this class you will learn the basics of creating spindle-based objects. Then you will use your new-found skills to create a candlestick and a wooden pen. Friends and family will be truly impressed! You'll need to take this class before moving on to the more advanced turning classes.

Woven Goose Mobile

Adirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne

This Workshop is a Basketweaving Art Project. We will be following a Susi Nuss pattern to create three dimensional geese using colorful art paper. The weaving, a combination of origami and basket weaving, is appropriate for all levels of expertise. Students will then use wire to create a mobile to showcase these beautiful flying geese. Although working small can be challenging, this two-day class gives students plenty of stress-free time to be successful.

Claw Hammer

Adirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne

This two-day class will take participants through the entire process of making their own claw hammer. Punching, forging the hammer to shape, heat treating, and mounting it on a handle. Participants with work together in striking teams of two.

Spring Lakes and Waterways Photo Tour

Adirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne

A gorgeous sunset awaits you in this one-day nature photography tour, designed for those who are already comfortable with camera basics such as the relationship between aperture, shutter and ISO settings. Start this eight-hour day with a very brief introduction and discussion, then take the rest of the day to play with photo techniques in the field at beautiful nearby Adirondack lakes and waterways. A great class for those who wish to receive mentoring while in the field.

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