Scandinavian Knife Making

February 12th-14th, 2016

At the Mahnomen High School-Industrial Arts Room

The focus of this workshop is teach those who want to carry forward the skills of knife making. High quality materials will be made available: a Norwegian or a Finnish blade along with curly birch steve knife - 1wood, antler, and nickel silver for the handle. Attendees can bring their own beautiful piece of wood, horn, rawhide, or other material to use for a knife handle.

Friday, February 12th, 5pm-9pm: Design knife and collect handle materials.

Saturday, February 13th, 9am-5pm: Prep and create the handle.

Sunday, February 14th, 9 am-5pm: Shape handle and finishing the knife.

No cost- but limited to 7 participants. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Instructor: Steve Dahlberg, started making knives at the age of 16 and has made many knives since, mostly in the Scandinavian style.

To Register Contact: Tammy 218-935-0417 Ext. 213  or

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A partnership between the  Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Tribal and Community College and the Bush Foundation.

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