Basket Making Using the Nantucket Basket Mold Beginner with Robin Goatey
Two of the most popular and valued basket making traditions are created using molds. We will use the round mold shapes of the Nantucket Tradition to create a small multimedia basket for the Spinning Wheel, The molds are just a start and baskets can be finished with handspun, findings and charms to create what I call “The Talisman Memoria Basket”…
Instructor: Robin Goatey
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Class size limit: 5
Robin is an award winning full time festival craftsman working Fiber Festivals in the Midwest. Inspired by Tolkien’s Legendarium, he started carving Ents, Wizards and Castles after reading the Hobbit four decades ago. Woodcarving, Woodturning, Hand Built Ceramics, Hot and Cold Glass, Coppersmithing, Enameling, Broom Making, Tool Making, Spinning & Navajo Style Weaving are current specialties. Teaching the Traditional Crafts is a passion. He also conducts a lively online trade in ‘Heirloom Quality Hand Made Fiber Tools. TheDancingGoats.com has been in business since 1987 and online since 2000. We make tools for Folkways Artisans and provide ‘Northern Folk-school’ instruction.