Traditional Arts And Arms Making Workshop – Warriors Trail


Conner_prairie_logoThe Annual Traditional Arts and Arms Making Workshop will be held October 4th through the 10th at the Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Indiana.  This event is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program. 

Pick up a new skill or elevate your skill set by working side by side and under the guidance of the pros in such trades as knifesmithing, engraving, blacksmithing, and leather work.  Novices and experts alike are welcome in these popular classes.  Conner Prairie’s hands on classes provide a rare opportunity to work closely with some of the nation’s best craftsmen.  Small class sizes in well equipped facilities allow you to enhance your skills whether you are a green horn or novice.  Subjects include:

Boot Bag with known pouch maker Ken Scott

Stock Relief Carving with John Schippers

Basic Blacksmithing with Nathan Allen

Advanced Horn Working with Hornsmith, Art Decamp

Hearth Cooking with Sarah Withrow

Pennsylvania German Design 18th century folk art with Ken Scott

Coopering with Chuck Andrews

Folding Knife building in the 18th century style with Nathan Allen

Leather Work with Ken Scott

Knifesmithing with Dwight Gallian

Engraving with Master Engraver, John Schippers

Axe Forging with Nathan Allen

Document Box with Furniture Maker, Justin Kauffman

Southern Backcountry Design with folk artist, Ken Scott

Campaign Horn with hornsmith Art DeCamp

You can register for any of the above listed classes by calling 317.776.6006 or 800.966.1836.  For pricing, further information, and times on each class – Click Here

Conner Prairie is located in Fishers, Indiana, which is approximately 25 minutes north of Indianapolis.

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