Hammered Copper Bowls with Stone Tools (with Martha Buche)

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Hammered Copper Bowls with Stone Tools (with Martha Buche)

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

$35 – $65

Using the warm, red metal my Bodewadmi (Potawatomi) relatives call “miskwabik” (copper) and basalt hammer stones from the shores of G’chi gamii (Lake Superior), we will hand-forge bowls on wooden stumps. In a process called “sinking”, or hammering on the inside, we will anneal the metal in a wood fire and form our richly colored, beautiful vessels using the power of our own muscles. Come join us in this elemental journey of copper, fire, water, and stone.

Instructions: Please bring a pair of close fitting work gloves to protect your hands from the sharp metal and, if you wish, a pair of safety goggles.

Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Ages: 12+
Materials Fee: $25
Location: Viroqua, WI

Sliding Scale Course Fee Guidelines (not including Materials Fees)

Supporter Level Ticket: $65
Sustainer Level Ticket: $50
Supported Level Ticket: $35

LEARN MORE & JOIN US: https://www.driftlessfolkschool.org/classes/hammered-copper-bowls-may-2024

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Date:
May 18
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$35 – $65
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Website:
https://www.driftlessfolkschool.org/classes/hammered-copper-bowls-may-2024

Organizer

Driftless Folk School
Phone
608-284-8524
Email
registrar@driftlessfolkschool.org
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Viroqua Chamber