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Saguaro Rib Walking Sticks

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October 19, 2014

Class is FULL. Please e-mail AdultEduc@dbg.org to be placed on a wait list.

Sunday | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Instructor

  • Shari Keith


Description

The ribs of a saguaro cactus are surprisingly lightweight, strong and straight, and each has its own form and character. The saguaro is a protected species in Arizona, and this is a limited, unique opportunity to repurpose ribs of non-living plants, either from the Garden or kindly donated from private land. In this workshop, participants will use a saguaro rib and employ simple woodworking techniques, copper wire, polished stones and leather to transform it into a personal walking stick that is as beautiful to look at as it is to hold. No living saguaro will be used in this workshop. All materials included.

  • Class enrollment limit: 12

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