Wood Carving

Carving a West Coast Talking Stick

Cost: $80

Offered: July 20th, 2017 (1-day class: 9:30-4:30)
Instructor: Lloyd Thomas
Experience Required: Basic carving skills

Only the person holding the stick is allowed to speak, by the end of the day you will be holding the talking stick. In a one day seminar with Lloyd Thomas, using basswood, you will carve a 2 figure talking stick, of West Coast design (bear, raven, eagle, wolf). During the day Lloyd will explain the meaning and the mystery of the figures and relate some of the West Coast stories. Very basic carving experience is required. Light lunch will be provided (please advise us if you have any food allergies).

Required Equipment: All tools and wood will be provided.