Traditional & Rustic Toys and Games

July 13, 2024

Schedule: 1-4pm Sat

Instructor: David Eagan

Registration Deadline: July 1

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Description

In days of yore, amusements were all handmade. In this workshop, naturalist David will show you how to craft two or more traditional/vintage and novel toys to entertain your friends, children and grandchildren! Using sticks and other natural materials, you can make the classic Gee-Haw Stick whose propeller reverses direction on command. For Rustic Ring Toss, a multi-forked branch will catch twig rings. You might also make a slingshot, a bullroarer, Southwest Indian dice stick game, whirling buzz disc on a string—and more . . .

Class size 12

Level Beginner and above

  • Materials Fee $0

This workshop requires a Woodlanders Day Fee. Learn more here.

Instructor

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David Eagan

David Eagan honed his blacksmithing basics while working at the Winona County Historical Museum in Minnesota in the 1970s. Today, he is one of the blacksmithing instructors during festivals at Folklore Village near Dodgeville and has a keen interest in cultivating the metalworking instincts in students of all ages. He has demonstrated and taught beginner-level sessions at Shake Rag Alley since 2009.…Read More

David Eagan honed his blacksmithing basics while working at the Winona County Historical Museum in Minnesota in the 1970s. Today, he is one of the blacksmithing instructors during festivals at Folklore Village near Dodgeville and has a keen interest in cultivating the metalworking instincts in students of all ages. He has demonstrated and taught beginner-level sessions at Shake Rag Alley since 2009. David also teaches simple rustic wood projects, including tree branch wall hooks, door handles, picture frames and other useful creations using natural shapes and branchings of woody plants.

Workshops

Traditional & Rustic Toys and Games

 

Woodlanders Saturday

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Add the $115 Woodlanders Day Fee for Saturday (or $60 Half-Day Fee) to your cart, then select as many Saturday workshops as you wish, ensuring that your choices don’t overlap times. Materials fees listed at the end of each workshop description will be added to the shopping cart as you make your selections.

Day fees include: your choice of workshops, lunch, snacks, beverages, and evening activities. Thursday and Sunday registrants are welcome to attend evening events on Friday or Saturday.

Half-day fees include: your choice of morning/afternoon workshops, am/pm snacks, and beverages. Does NOT include lunch, which can be purchased separately.

Saturday, July 13, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30 am Registration & Morning Treats | Silent Auction | Art Cafe

8:30-11:30 am

C02 Get a (Rustic) Handle On It (reprise!) with Lindy Wilson  | Potters House

C03 Silk Scarf Dyeing & Painting with Nancy Welch  | Lind North

C04 Rustic Garden Bench with Jim Arendt & Max Kulick | Cabinet Shop

C06 Bloom—Kinetic Yard Art with Bob Tuftee | Blacksmith Barn

8:30 am-4 pm

C01 Carve a Shorebird with Nick Scheuer | Lind South

C05 Nature-Inspired Wall Art with Jamie Rogness & Regina Riley | Ellery House

12-1 pm Lunch on the Green | Silent Auction Closes

1-4 pm

C07 Gyotaku-Fish Printing with Cathy Kitto | Potters House

C08 Mosaic Birdie with Luann Smith | Lind North

C09 Rustic Serving Tray with Carole Spelic | Cabinet Shop

C10 Traditional and Rustic Toys & Games with David Eagan | Green

1-5 pm

C11 Twig Table Lamp with Todd Kingery |  Green

5:00 pm Picnic on the Green

6:00 pm Fun Evening Event

Workshop ID 24W195-C10 Catalog