November 3 & 4, 2018. This 2-day workshop on alum-tawing creates resilient sheepskin rugs for home use. Alum is a natural constituent found in many soils, and the tawing method is a soaking method that produces bright white leather.
January 25-27, 2019. This 3-day workshop (with 2-day weekend option) is on the classical method of smoke-tanning, the world’s oldest hide tanning technique. Smoke-tanning is the most widespread method, being phenomenally pioneered worldwide in the same epoch as bowmaking.
November 10, 2018. An introduction to basic first aid care and emergency preparedness. Incorporated are elements of Wilderness First Aid, Occupational First Aid, and herbal remedies to together create a holistics and far-reaching approach.