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Flat Reed Chair Bottoming

April 5 @ 9:00 am - April 6 @ 4:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$175

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of chair bottoming, with a focus on splint-style weaving. Originally, splint was thin strips of white oak, hickory, or ash. The wood strips have been replaced with the more economical and easier to work with flat reed. It […]

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Flintknapping

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$125.00

Learn the essentials of flint knapping from Foxfire contact Jim Enloe. Classes include basic instruction on how to shape flint and other stones into useful tools such as knives, axe heads, spear heads, and arrow heads using techniques developed over thousands of years around the globe. Students will take home a complete flint knapping kit […]

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