Introduction to Pyrography with Bret Collier

20 Jul 09:00 - 16:00 20 Jul 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
In this class you will be introduced to the wonderful art of pyrography (wood burning). You will learn all the basics of wood burning; from the different tips of your wood burning...   More info

Intro to Bladesmithing with Matt Parkinson

21 Jul 09:00 - 14 Oct 16:00 21 Jul 09:00 - 14 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class is taught by renowned instructor and the very first winner of History Channel's Forged in Fire, Matthew Parkinson. Students can expect to forge and finish one 4-6 blade...   More info

Perfect Pictures Everytime for Beginners with Carl Heilman

21 Jul 10:00 - 18:00 21 Jul 10:00 - 18:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Understanding photography basics is the key to taking control of your camera, and knowing you got the shot when you were taking it. If you would like to take your skill level from...   More info

Scroll Saw Ornamental Trivets with Walt Ulrich

22 Jul 09:00 - 16:00 22 Jul 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class is designed for both the beginning and experienced scroll saw user with patterns of increasing difficulty to be used during the day. The first pattern to be completed...   More info

Adirondack Rustic Bookcase with Jim Schreiner

27 Jul 09:00 - 29 Jul 16:00 27 Jul 09:00 - 29 Jul 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
There have been so many requests for a rustic bookcase class, that our one-of-a-kind instructor Jim Schreiner developed this special class. Jim's easy-going style will have you...   More info

The Saratoga Tote with Beverly Cornelius

28 Jul 08:30 - 17:30 28 Jul 08:30 - 17:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This large tote basket is one of Beverly's own designs, inspired by the Saratoga Springs racetrack season. The basket itself is woven with a solid bottom and uses a simple over...   More info

Iroquois Games and Dancing with David Cornelius

28 Jul 09:00 - 12:00 28 Jul 09:00 - 12:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Come enjoy activities based on Native American culture and traditions. The life of our Native Americans included a great deal of communal time. Much of this time was spent playing...   More info

Nobody Special Band at Painted Pony

28 Jul 21:30 - 29 Jul 01:30 28 Jul 21:30 - 29 Jul 01:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Texas Barbecue, great Rodeo, and live music in the Longhorn Bar dancing with Nobody Special Band...   More info

Rugs From Rags and More with Caroline Dvorak

29 Jul 09:00 - 17:00 29 Jul 09:00 - 17:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This full day class will allow students to learn about selecting and preparing fabric remnants, explore designing a rag rug and discussing the various parts of the loom and their...   More info

Trifecta Basket with Linda Scherz

02 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 02 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
A fun and colorful basket, the Trifecta is a new class being offered for the first time this year by our master basketry instructor, Linda Scherz. Students start with a 3 wood...   More info

Mushroom Foraging in the ADKS w/ Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt

03 Aug 09:00 - 05 Aug 16:00 03 Aug 09:00 - 05 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This course will familiarize students with mushroom science, and the fun of mushroom hunting culture, with an emphasis on the mushroom species of the Adirondacks that are...   More info

Quilting the Landscape with Elaine Katz

04 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 04 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Capture the beauty of the Adirondack region in an art quilt of your own making. Come join quilt artist Elaine Katz as she leads you through the steps of creating your own unique...   More info

Nobody Specail Band at Painted Pony

04 Aug 21:30 - 05 Aug 01:30 04 Aug 21:30 - 05 Aug 01:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Cowboys and cowgirls doing what they do best!!! Rodeo!!! But they do enjoy a good foot stompin' time after all that hard work.....come on out and have a great time...   More info

Windsor Fine Furniture with David Abeel

06 Aug 09:00 - 07 Aug 16:00 06 Aug 09:00 - 07 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Tall Stool, Comb Back Side Chair, or Back Door Boot Bench Making a Windsor chair, bench or stool might seem a very complicated project, but broken into many smaller steps, can be...   More info

Windsor Fine Furniture with David Abeel

08 Aug 09:00 - 10 Aug 16:00 08 Aug 09:00 - 10 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Comb Back Armchair, Comb Back Rocker, or Settee Join this class to make beautiful functional art that will serve you for many generations to come. Your instructor, David Abeel...   More info

Forging a Bowie Knife with Mace Vitali

09 Aug 09:00 - 13 Aug 16:00 09 Aug 09:00 - 13 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Taught by renowned instructor and winner of the History Channel's Forged in Fire, Mace Vitali. The Bowie knife is America's most famous knife, steeped in history and legend. In...   More info

Landscapes and Fireworks Photography Workshop with Carl Heilman

09 Aug 17:00 - 23:00 09 Aug 17:00 - 23:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Thursday nights during the summer months offer fun opportunities to photograph fireworks exploding above beautiful Lake George, plus sunset colors, star filled skies, and...   More info

Rustic Headboard with Jim Schreiner

11 Aug 09:00 - 12 Aug 16:00 11 Aug 09:00 - 12 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
If your bedroom is your oasis and you love the Adirondack rustic style, then this class is for you. Come craft your own rustic headboard in this two-day class that students of all...   More info

Double-Bottomed Bushel Basket with Barbara Boughton

12 Aug 09:00 - 17:00 12 Aug 09:00 - 17:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This is a great class for a first-time weaver, as well as for those who would like to learn some new weave patterns to create a unique piece. Techniques discussed will include...   More info

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak

12 Aug 12:00 - 16:00 12 Aug 12:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Fabric remnants will be used to make a 24 x30 rug. Students will have a choice of making a Sock Rug , using loopers from a sock factory, or making a Rag Rug using strips of fabric...   More info

Mokume Gane with Bob Menard

15 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 16:00 15 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Mokume Gane is Japanese for wood grain metal. This class will de-mystify the techniques to create these pattern-welded materials. Mokume are dissimilar nonferrous metals forge...   More info

Ins & Outs of Herbal Infused Vinegars w/ Margo (Nelsion) Mullein

15 Aug 10:00 - 13:00 15 Aug 10:00 - 13:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Herbal infused vinegars are easy to make and fun to take! Using just a few simple ingredients from the great outdoors, we will create infusions that can be used for internal and...   More info

Introduction to Silversmithing with Matt Balint

16 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 16:00 16 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Learn the basic skills necessary to create an original piece of jewelry in sterling silver. Students will learn to use tools commonly used in the jewelry studio. Skills include...   More info

Swirling Star Basket with Beverly Cornelius

18 Aug 08:30 - 17:30 18 Aug 08:30 - 17:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
The base of this beautiful bowl reminds me of an American Quilt Block. Students will learn a bit of patterned weaving to create the base of this basket. The bulk of the rest of...   More info

Make a Sapling Bow and Arrow with David Cornelius

18 Aug 09:00 - 12:00 18 Aug 09:00 - 12:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Learn the ancient craft of creating a sapling bow and arrow with sinew, feathers and flaked stone points. Saplings, dogwood arrow shafts, imitation sinew and feathers will be...   More info

Nobody Special Band at Painted Pony

18 Aug 21:30 - 19 Aug 01:30 18 Aug 21:30 - 19 Aug 01:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Dust off your boots....kick up your heels..... dance dance dance. Shawn and Shana Graham are great friends and family to us... love spending time with them all, so will you...   More info

Woodturning: Hollow Forms with John Kingsley

19 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 19 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Turning a hollow form is one of the signature skills of a woodturner, usually achieved after a great deal of time and experience. Lucky for our students, the school has made this...   More info

Forging Box Joint Tools with Peter Ross

20 Aug 09:00 - 24 Aug 16:00 20 Aug 09:00 - 24 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class will focus on learning to make the infamous Box Joint. This is a challenging forging exercise and we will all spend time practicing the shapes and processes before...   More info

Felted Handbag with Carol Ingram

21 Aug 09:00 - 22 Aug 16:00 21 Aug 09:00 - 22 Aug 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Create a decorative and functional purse using merino wool roving and fabric. Your uniquely designed handbag will include pockets and a handle. We will be exploring the basics of...   More info

Herb-Drying Tray with Barbara Boughton

25 Aug 09:00 - 17:00 25 Aug 09:00 - 17:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This basket uses a Shaker Cathead technique to create feet at the corners of the basket, which raises the base off the surface. With an open work base, the basket allows air to...   More info

Greenwood Day with Jacques Gallant

25 Aug 09:30 - 16:30 25 Aug 09:30 - 16:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
In the days before sawmills, logs were turned into lumber by riving. This means splitting wood along the grain using hammers and wedges. Wood processed in this way is called cleft...   More info

Make a Tin Pail with Jacques Gallant

26 Aug 09:30 - 16:30 26 Aug 09:30 - 16:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Make a tin pail using original tinsmith tools from the 1800's. Students interested in local manufacture and trades can get a taste of how household metal objects come to life. We...   More info

Sacred Union of Plant and Water with MArgo (Nelson) Mullein

26 Aug 13:00 - 16:00 26 Aug 13:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Herbalist Margo Mullein will prepare for you a delightful journey for the senses! Explore the differences between a polite cup of tea and an infusion of plants made with the...   More info

Turkish Style Paper Marbling with John C. Bielik

27 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 27 Aug 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Come learn a truly historical craft from renowned instructor and historic trades interpreter, John C. Bielik, whose paper and products are featured in the shops at Colonial...   More info

Nobody Special Band at Painted Pony

01 Sep 21:30 - 02 Sep 01:30 01 Sep 21:30 - 02 Sep 01:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Even typing this makes us sad, for this is the closing weekend of rodeo season.....so sad.... but let's make it a fantastic night to last the winter months for us...   More info

Forging a Chef's Knife with Matthew Parkinson

08 Sep 09:00 - 09 Sep 16:00 08 Sep 09:00 - 09 Sep 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class is taught by renowned instructor and the very first winner of History Channel's Forged in Fire, Matthew Parkinson. The chef's knife is the most used knife in almost any...   More info

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak

09 Sep 12:00 - 16:00 09 Sep 12:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Fabric remnants will be used to make a 24 x30 rug. Students will have a choice of making a Sock Rug , using loopers from a sock factory, or making a Rag Rug using strips of fabric...   More info

Mastering the Fundamentals of Blacksmithing with Mark Aspery

10 Sep 09:00 - 14 Sep 16:00 10 Sep 09:00 - 14 Sep 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class is aimed at the beginner or novice smith. Following the ABANA curriculum, we will start at the beginning and progress in difficulty during the week. Aside from the...   More info

Camp Knife - Intro to Bladesmithing with Jordan LaMothe

15 Sep 09:00 - 17 Sep 16:00 15 Sep 09:00 - 17 Sep 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
A heavy chopping knife is an invaluable tool for clearing brush and splitting kindling. This class is a comprehensive introduction to bladesmithing. Each student will forge a...   More info

Double H Ranch Runs Ragnar Adirondacks 2018

21 Sep 04:00 - 22 Sep 18:00 21 Sep 04:00 - 22 Sep 18:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Double H Ranch Double H Ranch
Experience an Adirondack adventure of a lifetime by running with Double H Ranch for Health and Happiness’ in the 2018 Reebok Ragnar Adirondacks! Your support will help Double H...   More info

Hammer Making and the Striker with Patrick Quinn

21 Sep 18:00 - 23 Sep 16:00 21 Sep 18:00 - 23 Sep 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
In this class you will run through all the steps involved in making a 2.5 lb forging/rounding hammer. Starting with a chunk of 1045, you will punch and drift the hole, forge the...   More info

Essentials of Forging with Dick Sargent

28 Sep 09:00 - 01 Oct 16:00 28 Sep 09:00 - 01 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
It is essential to learn the fundamentals of any craft to have a foundation on which to become a skilled craftsman. In this course students will learn fire management, drawing out...   More info

Adirondack Berry Picking Basket with Beverly Cornelius

30 Sep 08:30 - 17:30 30 Sep 08:30 - 17:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This basket is a variation on an Adirondack Pack Basket, one of the oldest surviving traditions inside the Adirondack Park. You will use a continuous weave technique and hand...   More info

Sliding Door Latch & Other Hardware with Garry Kalajian

02 Oct 09:00 - 04 Oct 16:00 02 Oct 09:00 - 04 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
In this workshop participants will be guided in making one or more slide bolts with different handles, spring tensioning and strikes. Door pulls, a thumb latch, and a door knocker...   More info

Forge Welding with Derek Heidemann

06 Oct 09:00 - 07 Oct 16:00 06 Oct 09:00 - 07 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
One of the most crucial skills for any blacksmith is the ability to forge weld. This two-day class will cover a variety of different forge welds from welding chain to more...   More info

Braided Rim Basket with Barbara Boughton

07 Oct 09:00 - 17:00 07 Oct 09:00 - 17:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This basket serves equally well as a tabletop display filled with seasonal items, or as a wall basket, with an ear woven into the back for hanging. The basket is woven in the...   More info

Large Adirondack Pack Basket with Linda Scherz

11 Oct 09:00 - 12 Oct 16:00 11 Oct 09:00 - 12 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
The Adirondack Pack Basket is one of the most recognized objects associated with the Adirondacks. These versatile baskets were used to carry just about everything the guides...   More info

Heart/Elbow Basket with Beverly Cornelius

13 Oct 08:30 - 17:30 13 Oct 08:30 - 17:30 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This is a sweet basket, cleverly woven, that can be finished with a wrapped reed handle or a pop of color with a length of Shaker Tape. This is a great class just in time to...   More info

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak

14 Oct 12:00 - 16:00 14 Oct 12:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Fabric remnants will be used to make a 24 x30 rug. Students will have a choice of making a Sock Rug , using loopers from a sock factory, or making a Rag Rug using strips of fabric...   More info

Intro to Blacksmithing II with Dick Sargent

19 Oct 09:00 - 22 Oct 16:00 19 Oct 09:00 - 22 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
If you have taken any of the four-or five-day basic blacksmithing classes, this is what should be next for you. We will expand on what you have learned and proceed to more...   More info

Forging Damascus with Matt Parkinson

27 Oct 09:00 - 28 Oct 16:00 27 Oct 09:00 - 28 Oct 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This class will cover the basic process of forging pattern welded Damascus steel. Students will weld up several small billets and explore the basics of pattern development...   More info

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak

04 Nov 12:00 - 16:00 04 Nov 12:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Fabric remnants will be used to make a 24 x30 rug. Students will have a choice of making a Sock Rug , using loopers from a sock factory, or making a Rag Rug using strips of fabric...   More info

Wine Basket for Two Bottles with Barbara Boughton

11 Nov 09:00 - 17:00 11 Nov 09:00 - 17:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
This basket begins by weaving a solid bottom onto a red-oak handle, creating a very sturdy base for carrying two bottles. While weaving up the sides, a separate weaver is...   More info

Woodturning: Hollow Forms with John Kingsley

17 Nov 09:00 - 16:00 17 Nov 09:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Turning a hollow form is one of the signature skills of a woodturner, usually achieved after a great deal of time and experience. Lucky for our students, the school has made this...   More info

Rugs from Rags with Caroline Dvorak

09 Dec 12:00 - 16:00 09 Dec 12:00 - 16:00 - Lake Luzerne Lake Luzerne
Adirondack Folk School Adirondack Folk School
Fabric remnants will be used to make a 24 x30 rug. Students will have a choice of making a Sock Rug , using loopers from a sock factory, or making a Rag Rug using strips of fabric...   More info


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