Make a Pair of Snowshoes

January 28, 2017
10am—1pm
Brooksvale Park 524 Brooksvale Ave Hamden

At this workshop, you will begin to construct the Snowshoe Kits obtained from Country Ways snowshoe.com. Kits include the pre-bent white ash frames, and a very strong nylon lacing material, which takes on an amber glow when varnished. You will be crafting the Green Mountain Bearpaw snowshoe, especially suited for use in New England. This workshop is geared toward those adults who like to create fine things with their own hands.

Cost for the snowshoe kit is $119.00, made payable to: Friends of Brooksvale Park, Inc. Paid FOB member cost is $109.00. Please note that bindings are NOT INCLUDED in the kit. Go to snowshoe.com to learn more about available bindings and the lacing process.

Each pair of snowshoes can take up to 8 hours to complete. The goal of this workshop is to get the project started, learn & practice the lacing patterns and techniques, and gain confidence to complete the project at home. Brooksvale staff will be available to help throughout the entire process.

To register, contact the Brooksvale Park office at brooksvale@hamden.com or by calling 203-287-2669. Registration is limited and a $50 deposit it required.

This workshop is made possible by the Friends of Brooksvale, Inc., friendsofbrooksvale.org.

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