String Making From Sticks with Tamara Wilder of Paleotechnics

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Saturday March 23

10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Immerse yourself in the world of plant fibers! Extract high quality fiber from Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) and other local native & naturalized plants and explore several different cordage methods including leg rolling, mouth rolling, triangle twisting & splicing. Includes an in-depth discussion of fiber plants used for string, ropes, nets, cloth, etc... and basic overview of harvesting common processing methods. As a group, we will also make a rope using a basic ropewalk system.