Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts

C01-Personalized Walking Stick

July 10, 2021

Schedule: 8:30-11:30 am Sat

Instructor: Marcia and John Whitt

Registration Deadline: Registration extended to July 9!

Description

This walking stick will take you to new adventures in nature. Marcia and John will supply super saplings, dried, debarked, and with character. You’ll adjust height and sand, then using a wood burner, inscribe designs or words to make it your own. Add a rubber tip, a leather wrist strap, and voila!

Class size 8

Student Supply List
Bring a wood burner.

  • Materials Fee $15

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

Instructor

Photo of John and Marcia Whitt

John and Marcia Whitt

John Whitt is a self-taught rustic furniture designer/creator from Missouri, and has been creating pieces from magazine racks to  canopy beds since 1982.  By consulting experts in kiln drying and wood finishing, he has brought modern technology into his construction techniques. Marcia is a functional and contemporary basket maker. She has been making baskets since 1981 in her Bent Tree Basket studio on the family farm in northwest Missouri. …Read More
John Whitt is a self-taught rustic furniture designer/creator from Missouri, and has been creating pieces from magazine racks to  canopy beds since 1982.  By consulting experts in kiln drying and wood finishing, he has brought modern technology into his construction techniques.
Marcia is a functional and contemporary basket maker. She has been making baskets since 1981 in her Bent Tree Basket studio on the family farm in northwest Missouri.  She enjoys incorporating locally-found natural materials into each piece.  She also works in wood media.
John and Marcia collaborate on some items, and walking sticks is one of them.  John harvests and dries the  willow, Marcia does the stripping, and both enjoy designing and wood burning the walking sticks.
Workshops

Woodlanders Saturday

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Add the $115 Woodlanders Day Fee for Saturday 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.

Saturday, July 10, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30                    Registration check-in

8:30-11:30       C01     Personalized Walking Stick: Whitt

8:30-11:30       C02     Get a (Rustic) Handle On It!: Wilson

8:30-11:30       C03     Rustic Garden Bench: Kulick & Arendt

8:30-11:30       C04     Silk Scarf Dyeing and Painting: Welch

8:30-11:30       C05     Zentangles: Ristow

8:30-11:30       C06     Soaps and Scrubs: Kulick

8:30-4:30        C07     Woodcarving a Sandpiper: Scheuer

8:30-4:30        C08     Blacksmithing a Garden Bell: Tuftee

11:30-1:00                  Lunch on the Green

1:00-4:00        C09     Burlap and Leather Placemats and Coasters: Spelić

1:00-5:00        C10     Rock and Bottle Rain Chain: Rogness

1:00-5:00        C11     Spirit of the Garden: Kingery

1:00-5:00        C12     Carve a Linocut Leaf: Moninski

1:00-5:00        C13     Gourd/Stone Bowl: Ready

1:00-5:00        C14     Scherenschnitte: Ristow

5:00-6:30        C15     Picnic on the Green

6:30-8:00        C16     Fun Evening Event TBA

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