Historic Basket Making Workshop


Maryland Iron Festival


Historic Basket Making Workshops

Sunday, May 17, 10 – noon and 1pm – 3pm

Collier’s Log House

12607 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland  21788

Make this bread basket with a Native American inspired rim.  It is approximately 6 x 6 x 6 and is perfect for holding anything from bread to baubles! 

Cost is $20 per person (all proceeds benefit the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.)

Pre-registration required

Visit www.catoctinfurnace.org to register or call 443-463-6437

Limited to 15 in each class.  This is your chance to make a basket in less than 2 hours.  Suitable for children and adults (suggested minimum age 8/with adult)   

Students should bring the following: sharpened pencil, old towel, a brick (wrapped in saran wrap) or heavy item to weigh down spokes, 10 clip clothes pins, a spray bottle for water, measuring tape…a cloth one is preferable as metal will rust.  Please wear comfortable clothes that can get wet and dirty.