How to Make an Appalachian Dough Bowl
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How to Make an Appalachian Dough Bowl - July 27th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Price: $12
Workshop Instructor: Ronnie McWhorter

This is an informational learnshop that will teach how the Appalachian Dough Bowl was made in rural America in the 1700’s through the 1800’s. The goal of the learnshop is to give the students all the information they need to make an old-fashion dough bowl (Students will be observing and learning. They will not be making their own bowl). We will discuss: the types of wood available in the region and the reasons for choosing one over another, how to prepare the bowl blank that will allow the best chance of making a good bowl, why the ellipse or oval is the best design for a dough bowl and will demonstrate how to lay it out on the wood. We will be demonstrating the use of the old tools: the adze, gouge, mallet and scorp. Each student in the learnshop will have an opportunity for hands on use with safety in mind because these tools are very sharp.

• Location: Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea (Conference Room) - 200 Artisan Way

• Date/Time: July 27th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

• Break: NA

• Total Hours: 3 hours

• Price: $12.00 (Includes printed material and use of tools.)

• Age: 18 & Up

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 15 Max

• Take Home: Printed material.

• Notes: Please wear long pants and closed toe shoes.

• NOTE TO EDUCATORS: Educators attending this session will receive access to on-line cross-curricular resources, suggested classroom activities based on skills and concepts covered in session, and a certificate of participation for Professional Learning documentation.