birch bark knife sheath

Using white or paper birch, students will create a sturdy and beautiful sheath to carry a Swedish carving knife. A variety of traditional lashing designs will be taught for students to finish their own sheath with. As you work to complete you knife sheath, you will hear the stories of how birch bark is harvested and prepared, as well as view other styles of baskets that can be made from this incredible tree. All weaving materials as well as knife are included in the class cost.

 

Length: 1 day

Location: Shelton, WA

Cost: $125