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Traditional Bow and Arrow Making

Chris Chisholm - Wolf Camp and the Wolf College
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Workshop Level: Beginner
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Workshop Description

Wolf College staff will set up stations to demonstrate Traditional Bow and Arrow Making, from harvesting and seasoning the best local woods, to sizing, shaping, straightening, stringing, exercising and tillering, notching and nocking, sanding, sealing, and fletching arrows, plus offer a primer on knapping and attaching arrowheads. We will also have a small number of stave blanks and arrow-making kits available for sale all weekend.

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Speaker Bio

Chris Chisholm grew up in the North Woods of Minnesota, graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1991, and founded Wolf Camp in 1996. It has grown into the Wolf College, now located less than a mile from the Puyallup Fairgrounds, where he teaches skills of the Neighborhood Naturalist, Traditional Herbalist, Wildlife Tracker, Survival Scout, Ancient Artisan, Honorable Hunter, Sustainable Citizen and Environmental Ed.

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