Crafts in the Outdoors: Beginning Leatherwork in Big Basin
Park: Big Basin Redwoods SP
10:30am-1pm. Doing crafts in the outdoors can be a wonderful experience! Make and decorate (tool) a small name tag for your backpack or luggage made from vegetable tanned leather. Learn to identify the tanoak tree and some of its properties. Hear about the history of tanoak loffing and tanning in the Big Basin area. This will be a short (1/4mile) stroll followed by the opportunity to craft your own leather item. Bring water, snacks, and appropriate clothing. Rain cancels. Meet at Park Headquarters.
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