Dala Horse Christmas Ornament Carving


Sun Dec 18 2022 at 09:00 am to 01:00 pm


Nordic Northwest | Portland, OR

Traditionally carved from pine wood scraps leftover by builders, the Dala Horse is a national symbol of Sweden and marks those dark winter days when carvers sit by the woodstove to whittle. With roots in the 1700s, and maybe earlier, the famous wood carvers of the Swedish Dalarna region still hand carve these pine figures today, and are finished with a traditional kurbits-style, hand-painted decoration. In this seasonal class, students will learn some basic carving and painting techniques as we work on our own dala-inspired horse ornaments. All experience levels are welcome.

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Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, United States

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Nordic Northwest

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