Workshops in Saggart and Abbyside 2014

The Celticstickmakers Club will be holding two workshops in March.  The first of these will take place in Saggart, Co. Dublin on Saturday 8th March.  The venue for the workshop is located at the Family Allotment Centre on the Blessington road leaving Saggart.

 

The second workshop is in Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford on Saturday 29th March.  The venue is the scout hall in Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

 

Both workshops will run from approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  and will follow the usual format of various demonstrations of stick making.  It will include joining shanks to handles, straightening sticks, the use of buffalo horn and rams horn in stick making.  We will also be covering the use  of carving and scrimshaw in stick making.  Anyone who has an interest in stick making is welcome to come along and find out more about this fascinating craft.

 

Another event will take place in Crumlin, Co. Dublin on 11th May.  This is a get together with our stick making colleagues from the Northern Ireland Stick Carvers Club. The venue is the scout hall on Bunting Road, Crumlin, Dublin.  There will be a stick display and a number of demonstrations on the day.

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