Sean makes wooden combs and measuring scoops while Peter and Jonny sand simple wooden toy trucks for the Fair. Look for the finished products in the Woodworking Booth at the end of the Craft Pavilion!
Thank you to all our friends and neighbors for once again coming out and joining us for the Fair this weekend! With a record breaking attendance of 23,000+ we had a great time and wanted to share a glimpse of our photos from the Saturday of the Fair with you. We would also love to …
Much is happening right now as everyone is finishing their final projects for this year’s Fair! Inside the Woodshop at Homestead Craft Village some of the young boys and dads were working together to make wooden spoons, cutting boards and more!
How many people just love the make your own boats at the Fair? We all sure do, and the woodworkers are busy cutting out this year’s make your own boats for young and old to enjoy.
Our young woodworkers are finishing some beautiful hand-crafted chairs, tables and boxes for the Fair! Using mainly hand-tools, these boys are crafting their chairs in the old tried and true method of fine furniture building that is hard to find in today’s mass market.
If you thought the last wooden spoon featured was big, this one that Mark just unpacked is ENORMOUS! Nearly as tall as a full grown man, you’ll probably never see another spoon the size of this one.
While strolling through the woodworking booth in the Craft Pavilion this week, I was met with a surprise! Atop the wooden spoon display (of normal sized spoons) sat the largest wooden spoon I have ever seen! I think you’ll agree when you see it during the Fair this Friday and Saturday.
This year the little guys are getting in on some sanding projects; and they’re all really excited about it! Most kids don’t start in the Wood Shop with tools until they’re 9 or 10 – these projects are perfect, however, for nearly all ages. Last week everyone who wanted to sand a project came by the …
Nearly finished with a hand-made F-style mandolin! This mandolin has been in the works since May of this year, and should be ready to play for the afternoon music at this year’s Fair. Be sure to come and listen!
We are gearing up for our upcoming fair in just a few more days! There are many demonstrations and seminars that will be going on throughout the day so please view our schedule to see the list to plan out which ones you will want to attend. One that I am particularly excited about is …