Friday, February 10, 2017

Accommodations and Photo Gallery


Accommodations 

Accommodations are rustic (outhouse facilities; no running water), but they're comfy. If you prefer to tent, there are places to set up camp. If rustic living isn't your thing, we can recommend local hotels and resorts.

Beds are available in our cabins (shown below) on a first-come/first-served basis, free of charge. You will need to bring your own bedding (sleeping bag and pillow). 







Photos of Classes and Class Projects

Tom Latané demonstrates chasing (photo by Kitty Latané)

Blacksmith demo by Tom Latané (photo by Kitty Latané)

Tom Latane's hammer class, 2016

Getting started on a sunset painting in Anne Rorem's class, July 2017
A few results from Kitty's tinsmithing class
Kitty Latane's tinsmithing class, June 2017
Fred Livesay shows how to rough out a spoon from green birch, using a hatchet, July 2017
Fred Livesay demonstrates safe spoon carving technique, July 2017

Student work from Fred Livesay's spoon carving class, July 2017

Knife handles soaking in oil overnight -- Kjetil Groven's Nowegian knife-making class, September 2017
Kjetil Groven's knife students. Kjetil is in the top row on the left. 
Knife students working on leather sheaths

Fire's good for two things: forging iron and grilling chicken
(photo by Kitty Latané)


The crew at Tom Latane's hewing axe class, 2017

Norse axe made in Tom Latane's class, 2017


Gary's barn door latch


The bathroom latch in the main house


Detail from one of the guest cabins


Hammer from Tom Latane's hammer class 2016


Pipe axe made by Gary Hill


For more photos, check out the link below. These were taken by Grant Stromgren at our axe-making class with Tom Latane in June 2017. (Disclaimer: Grant gives permission to use any of these photos for personal use, but please do not take personal credit or sell any of these photos. Additionally, do not use them for business or commercial needs unless you ask permission from Grant first, via email to Gary Hill (hillx001@umn.edu). Thanks!

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