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Ash Splint Basketry with Steve Tomlin
August 2nd 2021 - August 3rd 2021£200
This is a two day course in ash splint basketry and if all goes well you’ll take home a fantastic fruit basket you’ve created.
During the course you’ll learn about pounding, grading and preparing splints learning the skills to weave while creating a practical and beautiful fruit basket. An ash log is pounded to separate the individual growth ring layers which are then woven into lightweight, elegant and strong baskets.
This is a traditional American craft and Steve learned to make these baskets with April Stone-Dahl, a native maker from Wisconsin.
Steve Tomlin has been working professionally with green wood since 2003 and is an internationally respected craftsman with a huge breadth of knowledge and experience, both in making and teaching.