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Over two and a half days you will be guided by artist and educator Antonia Aitken through a place-based making approach. You will be invited to explore and interpret the site through walking, observational and gestural drawing and woodcut printmaking techniques.
Learn the basics of traditional leatherwork through the process of making a leather bag. Choose from our catalogue of basic bags such as leather totes, handbags, tools bags, satchels, map cases, wallets and more. You’ll go home with a handcrafted leather bag along with the skills to make other leather products.
Suitable for adults and children age 16+
Introduction to making a friction folding knife in one day. This one day workshop will help you get started into making pocket knives. Knife design, grinding, heat treating, blade finishes, scale making and sharpening are all covered.
We will show you techniques, tools and hints on how to get started making your own friction folder knives with minimal equipment in one day.
Traditional Japanese straight razors, Kamisori, have been used for centuries to provide an outstanding shave. Their off-set hollow ground blade make a very keen edge. This one day course takes you through the process of making two kamisori as well as a stand and a strop.