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Hosted by Mutual Adoration
Sunday June 23rd from 1pm to 4pm
Learn basic woodworking skills while creating a functional and beautiful candle holder. This class offers a general overview of wood crafting while we share some fun and make tea light candle holders.
During this hands-on workshop, we will walk you through a project using reclaimed wood. We will plan the projects, select the wood and then cut, sand, drill, paint, stain, and finish reclaimed wooden planks to create tea light candle holders.
Everyone will create their choice of individual blocks or a single long board made to hold 5 candles. These make great centerpieces on a dining table or sitting atop a mantle.
Aprons will be provided, but please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little bit dirty. Stain, paint, and finishing oils will stain your clothing!
About the instructors:
Clare and Wayne, co-founders of Mutual Adoration and POST, are native Detroiters (West side meets East side) and they love sharing their work and their city with the world. Mutual Adoration goods can be found in fine shops and contemporary craft galleries all over the country. Mutual Adoration is a combined effort to meld their individual passions and talents for design, craft, and history. In early 2017, they moved their design and production operations to POST and opened the retail shop later that year. Clare and Wayne have curated the studios, shop, and educational programming in an effort to promote contemporary craft and provide a space for learning, creating, and connecting.
Celena Bezak is Mutual Adoration's production manager. She has been with the company for three years and specializes in product design and woodworking. Celena's creative background also includes textiles, ceramics, and food/drink.
POST Workshop Details:
Workshop registration fees are not refundable. If you need to cancel, please let us know as soon as possible. Seats are limited and the projects/materials are carefully planned to accommodate a certain number of students. If you cannot attend and you give us at least 7 days notice, we will issue a credit for the full amount of your registration fee. The credit may be applied towards a workshop of your choosing. The credit is good for a one-time transfer and will expire 90 days after the original workshop date.
If you do not provide us with 7 days notice before cancelling, you will not be given a credit however, your seat may be transferred to a friend. Please let us know if someone will be coming in your place.
If a workshop is cancelled by POST for any reason (weather, illness, etc) we will contact all students and issue refunds for the full amount of the registration fee.
Everything we sell is either made by or curated by Mutual Adoration. We proudly sell handmade gifts, furniture, housewares, and accessories, all made by hand by a variety of independent brands.
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