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Tunnel Mill Crafts Calendar, 2018

Revised: September 12, 2018


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2018 Classes and Events


Tunnel Mill Gathering Registration
October 5, 6 & 7, 2018

Join us at Tunnel Mill for our Annual Mill Gathering and to help us celebrate John Adams.
In honor of John I am hosting a complimentary Hog roast for our evening meal on October 6th! Please let us know if you are able to attend.
Bring a lawn chair just in case!


Demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday;

Forge welding and other demonstrations, Dave Mariette and Myron Hanson are on the agenda;
other demonstrations will be announced.

Whisk corn broom class taught by Chris Nibbe..

Saturday, 10:00- 12:00 or 1:00-3:00
Hand tied simple whisk corn broom class $15.00

Bring your quilt to hang up in our Quilt barn.

Please bring items for show and tell.

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Registration for the weekend.. Please let me know if you will attend by September 28th, 2018
Camping available on grounds
Name(s)_______________________________________________
Phone or e-mail_________________________________________
Admission $5.00 per day/10.00 for Weekend:    # people____,X $____/day =$________
Meals available for the following costs..


Friday evening potluck

Saturday October 6, 2018

9:00 Donuts & coffee $3.00                                           #people____ X $3.00 =$_______
12:30 Lunch-soup & sandwich $7.50                             #people____ X $7.50 =$_______
3:00 Wine & Cheese (bring a bottle to share)
3:00-6:00 Music by Jelly Wine
6:00 Dinner---Hog Roast (complimentary)

Sunday October 7, 2018

8:00 Biscuits & gravy $6.00                                           #people____ X $6.00 =$________
12:30 Chili, cheese & chips $7.50                                 #people____ X $7.50 =$________

                                                                                                               Total  = $________

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Send Registration to:
Carol Adams
4505 Morris Lane NE
Rochester, MN 55906
507-289-4189 or 507-990-1504
NO PETS PLEASE


Tom Latane'
Hack Saw class

October 12, 13 & 14*, 2018

Consider staying late Sunday or over nite so you can advance further on your project.
An evening meal will be provided.
Hacksaw Tom Latane
Students will construct a hacksaw based on seventeenth century examples.
This style has a rack at the end opposite the handle, in which a carriage, made to take the blade
laid vertically or horizontally, is moved by a screw to supply tension. The rack will be stabilized by a scroll or acanthus leaf.

Parts will be forged, filed and chased. Some parts will be brazed in the forge.
Decorative techniques demonstrated will include piercing, chasing in solid material, and filing.
Participants may prepare wooden handles prior to the class or make them to fit later. I may bring some turnings to sell.



Directions to Tunnel Mill: Tunnel Mill is located 20 miles south of Rochester. Take Hwy 63 out of Rochester to Stewartville, turn east on Hwy 30 to County Highway 1 (approx 5.5 miles). Turn south on County Highway 1. Follow CO HWY 1 6.5 miles to Tunnel Mill on the left side of CO RD Call about camping on the grounds. 507-378-4983 or 507-289-4189, Carol Adams. Lodging available in Spring Valley, 5 miles further south on CO RD 1.
Shady Rest 507-346-2625---Spring Valley Motel & Suites-507-346-7788


Class Registration Form


Class Contact Information

For more information on any of the classes contact us at
jc-adams@msn.com, or call 507-289-4189 Carol Adams.


We are located in southern Minnesota. Tunnel Mill was an old water powered mill. Built in 1869. Retired in the late 1920's..
Located on the Bear River north of Spring Valley, MN.
Wooded 50 acres with a stream that runs through it.

Now, it's a place for crafts people and friends to congregate, relax and learn some of our forgotten crafts.

Watch for more classes!!


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