Learn how to carve a Dala horse using traditional Nordic carving techniques. We grain direction, knife holds for the hook & sloyd knife, and finishing. This class is great for the beginner or the person wanting to learn Sloyd style carving. Please note: we will not be painting these horses.
Please wear pants and close toed shoes, as we are going to make some wood chips!
This course will be held at Jack's Hardware and Farm Supply. It is limited to 10 people in order to offer more more interaction with peers and instructor.
This course has 3 free seats for the BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) community to take this course at cost for the materials fee of $20. Tools will be provided during class, but if you'd like to purchase your own tools it's $37. Fireweed believes in wealth re-distribution while our nation has still not offered proper reparations to marginalized communities.
Course materials include: dala horse blank
Taught by Jess Hirsch. LINK to bio. https://jesshirsch.com
Cost breakdown for $35 class:
Instructor receives $12.50
Admin receives $10
Materials cost breakdown $20:
Tools upkeep $5
Prep time $5
Tools are provided during class, but it is optional to order your own set to take home after class!
Tool break down:
Sloyd knife: $25
What's this new thing? We are exercising better transparency and want folks to know what goes into a class and why they cost what they do.
---------- Now offering sliding scale pricing! We know the pandemic has effected people in different ways and want to keep woodworking accessible. Suggested admission is $55, but we now have a $45 admission option and a pay it forward option.
Need a scholarship? We got you! Just email us firstname.lastname@example.org, tell us what you can afford and we will cover the rest. No questions asked.