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Folk School: Broom Making Class

Discover the art and beauty of handmade brooms!

Furnace Town residents made different small hand brooms for different purposes. Using one of the oldest broom making methods, you’ll learn to make a variety of small hand brooms. Participants will take home 3 small hand brooms. You’ll learn the interesting history of Furnace Town’s broom house and its collection of nineteenth-century broom making equipment.

No experience necessary. You will gain knowledge and confidence to explore the world of handcrafted brooms. Please wear closed toe shoes. All equipment and materials provided.

Instructor: Ann Smith
Class: Limited to 6 participants ages 10+.
Level: Beginner
Materials: Provided
Cost: $45
Member Cost: $22.50

Earlier Event: August 11
Folk School: Advanced Weaving Class
Later Event: August 11
Barn Dance