Lets Learn Together!

Folk Craft Revival is all about learning traditional skills and become more self-reliant. Learning to make, build, do, create– or simply learn for the sake of knowledge! If you love to work with your hands, have a fascination with the old ways, want to learn how to do practical projects or have a desire to become more self-sufficient you’ve found a new home…. Welcome!

The projects and tutorials on this website focus heavily on reviving traditional folk skills and craftsmanship and are presented in two formats: the Folk Craft Revival podcast focuses on learning traditional skills from topic experts, the blog articles are a record of my experiments while trying new projects. Hopefully you’ll enjoy what you find here!

RECENT PODCASTS

 

032 The John C. Campbell Folk School

Dea Sasso, a Resident Artist from the John C. Cambell Folk School joins us to chat all about the school, it's history, types of classes it offers, how it has changed her life, and much more! Our conversation centers around learning about the school for those who have...

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RECENT POSTS

 

2020 Reading List

What did you read this year? Did you read more or less than last year? Personally, my list of books I went through is significantly shorter this year then it was in 2019-- partly intentional and partly due to changing life circumstances. For example, I got a job which...

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2019 Reading List

I talked about my reading and learning on the podcast a few episodes ago and said that I would post my reading list for 2019. I believe that the books (or any content for that matter) someone is reading or owns can tell you quite a bit about them. Here you'll see both...

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My goal here is to revive an interest in learning how things used to be done,  to inspire people to began working with their hands, and to share the joy that comes from making what you use.

This Weekend Project Blog is Brought to You in Part by my Passion For Working With My Hands to Create Useful Things!

Here you’ll find the chronicles of an inveterate tinkerer with a passion for quality, beauty, and all that is homemade or handcrafted. These projects and tutorials focus heavily on reviving folk skills and artisan crafts– with some adaptation for modern life/tools/equipment. In essence, this is a collection of foxfire-ish folk skill tutorials with an emphasis on fine workmanship.