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Tinsmithing (Shaker Week)
Date: Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Subject: Metalwork
Instructor: Michael Houser
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Use tools and methods of 19th-century tinsmiths as this experience is handed down. We'll follow patterns to reproduce tinware made and used in many of the Shaker villages (along with some "worldly" items). Beginners learn pattern making, layout, and proper use of tools for beading, piercing, and punching tinware. Make wired rims, lock seams, and solder like a pro, taking home such items as scoops, sconces, candlesticks, dustpan, or tin cup. More advanced students can ply their skill at making tea and coffee pots or other projects.

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Tuition: $630.00
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Michael Houser's tin lantern.


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INSTRUCTOR
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Clay
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Shaker-inspired Pottery (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018


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Michael Houser's tin lantern.
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