Past Events

Round Pole Framing ~ the Basics

Strawbale Studio

Learn principles & hands-on basics of round pole framing for small structures. Tour thatched roofs & round pole structures on site, harvest wood, use hand tools ~ making a mallet to take home plus a small team project using several types of notching. Bring a bag lunch. Includes on-line handouts.  Instructor: Deanne Bednar has designed […]

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Foraging Class + Earth Oven Pizza & Bonfire

Strawbale Studio outside Oxford MI 2691 Noble Rd, oxford, MI

Saturday, May 19th from 2:00 - 7:00p Enjoy an afternoon walking the land -- learning about and HARVESTING wild plants and mushrooms ! Then co-create a meal with some of them - as salad, and tea, while others can be added to a pizza as toppings, or cooked up with eggs in a wrap.  We […]

The Joy of Foraging Wild Plants & Mushrooms.

Strawbale Studio outside Oxford MI 2691 Noble Rd, oxford, MI

Kelly Thiede and Dryads Saddle at Strawbale Studio 2017 Sunday, May 20 from 1:00 - 5:00PM.  SOLD OUT, sorry.  Enjoy roaming the land, finding lots of edible and medicinal things that are growing in this springtime!  Learn about some of the uses, taste test them, and dig up and take some plants home if you […]

Bushcraft: KNOTS & LASHING (repeated 2/19)

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI, United States

Learn some awesome useful knots, creating lashed models. Focus will be on Lashed ladders, A frame, Tri & Quad Pods. Wood from the land. The Japaneses Square Knot and others provide a base of techniques that can be applied to many protects and situations! Feb 18  Friday 1-5 pm   $25 includes materials. Limit of 6 […]