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Learn to make by hand

In the historic village of Waterford

The Waterford Craft School seeks to preserve traditional methods used in craft and building arts through hands-on immersive instruction. We enable students to learn make-by-hand skills by offering classes to the public taught by experts in each field.

The school is part of the educational mission of the Waterford Foundation and works with the Waterford Fair to provide opportunities for artisans to demonstrate and teach and for students to experience and learn.

Hands-on instruction
Crafts & Building Arts
Ages 18 and up
One and two-day classes
Lunch included

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CLASSES

2019 classes. More classes will be added as information is available. 

“This course was exactly what I hope it would be. I learned A LOT.”

STUDENT, INTRO TO LIME MORTAR

“Allen was outstanding – clear, knowledgeable, understandable, interesting.”

STUDENT, INTRO TO LIME MORTAR

“Wonderful course content. Gave us all hope that we will be able to repair our windows.”

STUDENT, REPAIR & RESTORATION OF WINDOWS

“It was exactly what I hoped to learn – and I am now not at all dissuaded to tackle my own windows.”

STUDENT, REPAIR & RESTORATION OF WINDOWS

“Karen Wychock was friendly, helpful, skilled basket maker. I liked the small class with personal attention.”

STUDENT, A GATHERING, SHAKER BASKET WEAVING

“Great lunch both days. Facility was clean and open. A lot of room.”

STUDENT, A GATHERING, SHAKER BASKET WEAVING
Caroline Twigg

Become an Instructor

Join us as we aim to preserve handmade crafts such as quilting, weaving, pottery, furniture-making, basket weaving, and blacksmithing by educating the next generation of artisans. Classes in building arts are also encouraged, such as traditional construction methods, old and historic building restoration, and adaptive reuse.

Class space provided  – Space appropriate for your specific class is provided for you in Waterford.

No administrative tasks  – The Waterford Craft School handles all registrations and administrative tasks.

Lunch is provided  – The Waterford Craft School provides lunch for students & instructors allowing you to concentrate on teaching.

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Foundation members receive a $25 discount on a class.

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