Handpicked & Handmade



I've said before that every craftsman searches for what's not there to practice his craft. A builder looks for the rotten hole where the roof caved in. A water carrier picks the empty pot. A carpenter stops at the house with no door.Workers rush toward some hint of emptiness, which they then start to fill.              Rumi



Class title: Appalachian style broom making

Description of the class: Weaving together now! In this class, students will weave their own full size traditional Appalachian style floor broom, as well as learn how to tie several styles of hand brooms. Handles will be prepared in the class using traditional woodworking tools. No experience necessary, although some manual dexterity and a beginners mind are helpful!

Number of days: 2
Maximum number of students and a minimum: max 8, minimum 4

Material fee, if any: 20. per student (broomcorn will be purchased for the class through caddy supply company)

Fee per student: I like to make 50 per student, and work out what the space and material needs are. I also really like to teach where people normally wouldn’t have access