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VIRTUAL Dala Horse Carving (All Gender/No Gender)

  • 16 February 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • ZOOM
  • 0


  • Just class, will pick up tools
  • Just class, will pick up material

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Learn how to carve a Dala horse using traditional Nordic carving techniques. We grain direction, knife holds for the hook & sloyd knife, and finishing. This class is great for the beginner or the person wanting to learn Sloyd style carving. Please note: we will not be painting these horses.

Please wear pants and close toed shoes (even in your own home). Set up in a sweepable area, we are going to make some wood chips!

This course will be held over Zoom. It is limited to 12 people in order to offer more more interaction with peers and instructor. The zoom link will be emailed to students after signing up for the course.

This course has 4 free seats for the BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) community to take this course at cost for the materials fee of $10 + tool purchase if you don't own the tools $37. Fireweed  believes in wealth re-distribution while our nation has still not offered proper reparations to marginalized communities.  The course registration  will be waived for individuals who identify as BIPOC.

Course materials include: dala horse blank

Materials can be picked up/dropped off for local students at location near Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis. This address will be emailed to students upon registration. Out of state students will be given the option of requesting shipping for an additional $9.00. (covers  priority shipping). 

Taught by Jess

Pricing Transparency:

Cost breakdown for $35 class:

Instructor receives $12.50

Admin receives $10

Website/zoom subscription $12.50

Materials cost breakdown $10:

Wood $5

Prep time $5 

Tool break down:

Sloyd knife: $25

Gloves: $10

What's this new thing? We are exercising better transparency and want folks to know what goes into a class and why they cost what they do.


Need a scholarship? We got you! Just email us fireweedwoodshop@gmail.com, tell us what you can afford and we will cover the rest. No questions asked. 

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