Blacksmith Danny Estep will teach a beginning knifemaking class at the Hindman KY School of Craft on March 19 and 26, and April 2 and 9. First meeting is Mar. 19 5-8 pm. Cost is $75, which includes the materials to make a small knife. Call Keila at (606) 487-3287 to sign up. Danny is an excellent blacksmith, and makes beautiful knives.
Wayne Whitaker and his wife, Sue, taught a beginning basket-making class at the General Store Jan. 20. This basket is used to hold and dispense plastic bags accumulated from grocery and other stores. She plans to teach a class each month. Both Wayne and his wife are accomplished basketmakers.
Here are some photos from the January class. Date of the next class has not been determined. Click here for a link to a page with more pictures.
Kerry Crutcher is showing a painting, etching and some drawings in the General Store. Click here for a link to larger images.
The Southeastern Kentucky Blacksmiths Association will meet at the General Store Tuesday, March 18, at 6 pm. Bring a covered dish for a pot luck dinner. Anyone interested in blacksmithing is welcome.
Our next meeting will be Mar. 16, 2014 at 3 pm at the General Store.