Skills Workshops

Summer 2023 Workshops

Below you will find a list of workshops for the Summer of 2023. In order to register for any of these please contact our Program Director Tyra at [email protected]

Spoon Carving Social

When: June 10 1pm-4pm

Where: Fire Willow Farm

Who: Aspiring carvers age 15 and up, 15 student max

Cost: $20 suggested donation

Come hang out and carve spoons! Learn the basics of spoon carving and tool safety with an intro class starting at 1pm, then enjoy the social and engaging process of crafting a spoon from green wood. Wood will be provided, as well as some tools. If you have a hatchet, knife or spoon knife, please bring it along. 

Woodland Stool

When: July 8 9am-3pm

Where: Fire Willow Farm

Who: Participants ages 15 and up, 5 student max

Cost $100

Have you ever wanted to hew a stool from a log, or create something functional and beautiful from wood? This one day workshop is an opportunity to gain skills and experience in woodworking. Participants will learn to reduce wood quickly with a hatchet, shape components and leave with a woodland stool. Be prepared for a full day of working, bring a sack lunch, water and clothes to be outside. If you have a hatchet you like, feel free to bring it, along with a pair of work gloves. 

Board Bow

When: August 12-13, 9am-3pm each day

Where: Fire Willow Farm

Who: Participants ages 15 and up, 6 student max.

Cost: $200

Wooden bows have been a part of the human story for thousands of years, feeding us, keeping us safe and inspiring legends. Making a bow for the first time can feel like a daunting task, yet it doesn’t have to be. Join us to learn the art of bowmaking from a hardwood board. This class builds a foundation of bowmaking knowledge. Come prepared to work with your mind and hands. Bring a sack lunch, water, notebook and clothing to be outside.

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Please feel free to send over any questions: we love sharing our educational philosophy, programs, and skills. And we hope to see you around the farm in Boulder County’s beautiful Colorado landscape.

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