Adk Basketry Program


August 25 - 27, 2017- 2 nights
Medium Adirondack Pack Basket

Arrive the afternoon of the 25th – one hour evening class time
August 26 & 27 – 9am – 4ish class time each day

This is a great pack for an adult.  Men and woman can wear this size pack. Woven with reed, add a hardwood handle, the rim and complete with custom webbing or custom leather harness.

Arrive the afternoon of the 25th, settle in, enjoy the camp and after dinner meet for an hour.  There will be a short intro to your basket and students may weave the base for weaving the next day.  On the 26th following breakfast students weave the sides.  Linda will be guiding students as they concentrate on shape, creating a belly while learning to continuous weave.   The main weaving will be done this day.  The baskets will sit and dry overnight.  On the 27th, students will pack baskets tight, level the top, weave a false rim, cut and tuck spokes, insert a hardwood handle, and complete the rim and skids.  Lastly, add a custom adjustable webbing harness or custom leather harness for carrying.  Linda will guide you and teach you many tips and techniques.   Students will be using a drawknife and other sharp tools.  Instructor will have all the materials to make the basket and tools students will need during class.

Program includes all materials, professional instruction, 2-night lodging and all meals served in the Dining Hall from dinner on Friday evening to lunch on Sunday.  You may also use our canoes & kayaks or enjoy a complimentary Guided Tour of Great Camp Sagamore during free time.  Small class sizes, click to register today!