Blacksmithing Traditional Joinery

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Traditional JoineryGarry KalajianSaturday, October 8th - Sunday, October 9th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewStudents will learn the types, methods, and processes of Traditional Joinery, that is, joining bars without machine processes. Processes include riveting, “collars” (wrapped decorative bands), mortise and tenon, tenon and wedge, and forge welding. Students will choose one method to practice at […]

Traditional Felt Making with Raw Wool Processing

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Traditional Felt Making with Raw Wool ProcessingPrin Van GuldenSaturday, October 8th - Sunday, October 9th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this workshop, students will learn the process of wet felting. Wet felting is a magical way to turn loose wool fibers into fabric without spinning, knitting or weaving. It is method employed in everything from making […]

$275.00

Blacksmithing Forge Welding: A Closer Look into Process and Product

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Forge Welding: A Closer Look into Process and ProductGarry KalajianSaturday, October 15th- Sunday, October 16th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this two-day course, students will learn the process of Forge Welding and apply the technique to create advanced pieces. Students will learn the basics of all forge welds: create and manage a perfect coal fire, […]

Draft Animal: Logging with Oxen

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Draft Animal: Logging with Oxen Ray RamseyTyler AllenSaturday, October 15th - Sunday, October 16th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this workshop, instructors Ray Ramsey and Tyler Allen will demonstrate each piece of equipment focusing on driver and animal safety and efficiency. Much of the training will be based upon the day-to-day work at Sanborn Mills Farm, in […]

$275.00

Beginning Spinning on a Spinning Wheel-Fall Session

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Beginning Spinning on a Spinning Wheel-Fall SessionCathy CrookerSaturday October 15th, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewThroughout most of human history we relied on the skills of a handful of talented spinners to make every thread for every piece of clothing, every flour sack, every sail on every ship. Spinning fibers into thread or yarn is one […]

$100.00

Autumn Ink Making with Natural Dyes

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Autumn Ink Making with Natural DyesBerkley HeathSaturday, October 15th- Sunday, October 16th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this workshop, students will take the weekend to wander through the fall landscape, exploring the seasonal natural ink palette that surrounds us. We’ll take time to observe subtle patterns in nature as we forage for color, seeing through the […]

$300.00

Blacksmithing Tool Making and Welding- FULL

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Tool Making and WeldingGarry KalajianSaturday, October 22nd - Sunday, October 23rd 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this two-day workshop, students will learn to make the essential tools needed for a blacksmith shop, which includes tongs, punches and chisels, a forge poker, and a flux spoon. Students will begin with instruction on how to maintain a […]

Blacksmithing Intermediate Smithing – Only 1 Spot Left!

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Intermediate SmithingGarry KalajianFriday, October 28th- Sunday, October 30th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewThis class is designed for students with some experience in basic blacksmithing techniques and using a coal forge. Students will gain additional mastery of regulating heat using a well-maintained coal fire, improve hammer technique, and further master the basic operations. Drawing out, bending, […]

Sew Your Own Quilt Coat

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Sew Your Own Quilt CoatAshley SavilleSaturday, November 5th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this workshop, students will learn how to transform a quilt that they provide into a Chore-style or Shawl Collar Coat! Instructor, Ashley Saville (owner/founder of ANEMONE) will cover the coat making process from start to finish – customizing the pattern to create the […]

Blacksmithing Basics

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing BasicsGarry KalajianFriday, November 11th - Sunday, November 13th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewBlacksmithing Basics is for students who are new to blacksmithing and those with some experience looking to improve their skillset. All students in the course will work with a traditional coal forge. Students will begin with an introduction to body mechanics and safety. […]

Winter Market

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Featured ArtistsGarry Kalajian- Blacksmithing Alice Ogden-Basketry Molly Grant- Cordwainer Dayna Talbot- Multi-media artist Michele Hollick- Stenciled Floorcloths Pam Bartlett- Rug HookerJoyce LeBlanc-Clothing Design Anne McMillan- Mixed-media, book, fiber artist Larry Antonuk- Broom Maker Sandra Kehoe- Basketry Bobbie Tilkens-Fisher-Weaver Sara Goodman- Natural Dyer & Weaver