Prairie Pursuits: Knifesmithing

Prairie Pursuits - Hand Forged Knife

Learn the art of hand forging a knife. Topics covered will be steel selection, forging the blade, filing a finishing, heat-treatment and handle selection and fitting. Some hand tools required.…

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Prairie Pursuits: Pretzels and Mustard

Prairie Pursuits: Pretzels and Mustard

Learn to make your own pretzels and mustards. We’ll learn to make proper pretzels with a water-bath and then bake them in the beehive oven or bake kettles. While the pretzels are baking, we’ll stir up both hot and sweet mustards to have with the pretzels.

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Prairie Pursuits: Basic Pottery – Cancelled

Prairie Pursuits: Pottery

Prairie Pursuits: Basic Pottery will not take place on Tuesdays, March 3-April 7. As a public health precaution, the Conner Prairie is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through April 13. We appreciate your understanding.

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Prairie Pursuits: Beginning Lathe Turning

Prairie Pursuits - Lathe Turning

This class will introduce the basic concepts of beginning turning such as tool selection and sharpening, selecting and preparing stock, and introducing fundamental techniques such as using a skew chisel and gouge, parting, cutting concave and convex shapes and burnishing.

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