During this class students will explore the art of making coal burned containers. By using this technique primitive peoples made everything from spoons to dugout canoes. This class will cover all the steps of crafting the containers as well as proper selection of materials for specialized containers. Participants will make a useable wooden bowl and spoon as part of the class.
Instructor: Tom Brown III
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Location: ASAP Barn, located at the Sun Foundation
*Minors must have parent/guardian in attendance with them.
What To Bring: Students should bring a pen and notebook, a small fixed blade non-serrated knife for carving, weather appropriate clothing and a camera.
About the Instructor:
Tom has been a practitioner and teacher of primitive technology, tracking and nature observation. Trained from birth by his father, Tom Brown Jr., founder of the world-renowned Tracker School, Tommy is considered to be one of the foremost instructors of primitive technology and primitive wilderness survival on the planet. Upon returning to the tracker School in 2003, he educated thousands of students from all over the world until his leaving the school in late 2009.
Tom has now combined his naturalist and life experiences by starting his own school known as Primitive Arts Collective,www.primitiveac.com, to continue education people in the ways of our ancestors and passing down the skills that were at the forefront of their lives.