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Hiker (Small) Adirondack Pack Basket by Linda Scherz- October 2022

$265.00$315.00

The Adirondack Pack Basket is one of the most recognized objects associated with the Adirondacks. Create your own pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. Adults and children can wear this pack.

Students weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut spokes. Then learn to continuous weave the sides of the basket, pack tight on the first day. The second day pack again, level the top, weave false rim, cut and tuck, insert the hand carved hardwood handle, fit the rim and lash on basket. Lastly, add an adjustable webbing or leather harness secured with skids.
This class will be fun for all weavers. This is a great intro size pack to making pack baskets. Linda will demonstrate, teach you weaving techniques and guide you while you weave your basket. Students will be using a drawknife and other sharp tools.
Leather harness is dark brown. Webbing harness color choices are red, olive green, black and dark brown.

Instructor will bring all materials to make the basket and tools students will need during class.
Students should wear comfortable clothing.
Baskets will not be stained during class. Dimensions are 6″ x 9″ x 14″ high.

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The Adirondack Pack Basket is one of the most recognized objects associated with the Adirondacks. Create your own pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. Adults and children can wear this pack.

Students weave a plain weave base with the pre-cut spokes. Then learn to continuous weave the sides of the basket, pack tight on the first day. The second day pack again, level the top, weave false rim, cut and tuck, insert the hand carved hardwood handle, fit the rim and lash on basket. Lastly, add an adjustable webbing or leather harness secured with skids.
This class will be fun for all weavers. This is a great intro size pack to making pack baskets. Linda will demonstrate, teach you weaving techniques and guide you while you weave your basket. Students will be using a drawknife and other sharp tools.
Leather harness is dark brown. Webbing harness color choices are red, olive green, black and dark brown.

Instructor will bring all materials to make the basket and tools students will need during class.
Students should wear comfortable clothing.
Baskets will not be stained during class. Dimensions are 6″ x 9″ x 14″ high.

Dates/Times

  • Sunday, October 9, 2022 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Monday, October 10, 2022 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Instructor: Linda Scherz

Member Tuition: $180.00
Non-Member Tuition: $210.00

Material Fee is added to the tuition fee in the shopping cart.

Location: 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex, located on Rt. 9 in the Log Jam Outlets immediately behind the Log Jam Restaurant

Special Notes: Materials fee for Webbing Harness – $85. Materials fee for Leather Harness – $105. Leather harness is dark brown. Webbing harness color choices are red, olive green, black and dark brown. Please call AFS if you would like the leather harness as it needs to be ordered a minimum of two weeks prior to the class. Students should wear comfortable clothing.

Additional information

Member

Member, Non-Member

Basket Harness

Cotton Web, Leather

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