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Floor Broom Workshop (November 18th) with Bad Dogs Studio


Join Dan from Bad Dogs Studio in this 3 hour workshop, where we will learn how to make a functional floor broom from start to finish. Participants will leave the workshop with at least one completed broom, and hopefully, the ability to make more.

Dan will start with a short introduction to broom-making and its history, including a foray into the shakers and his connection to them in Maine.

Then,  jump into learning how to make a broom, select sorghum, a handle, hemp cord, and begin the process!

We would drill our handles, learn the starting and finishing techniques, discuss adding additional fibers/elements to a wrap, select colors, and learn how to stitch-clamp/flatten a finished broom. This segment would be interspersed with insights on technique, broom size, uses, etc.

Class Time

Saturday, November 18th from 9 am - 12 pm


Materials are included for this workshop


Bad Dog Studios, local to Portland, are a brother-sister duo working out of their respective garages and hand making their products from start to finish. They have a variety of curated and crafted house-wares. 

Cancellation Policy

Classes require a minimum of 3 students. An emailed notification of cancellation will be sent 2 days before the class if the minimum is not met. In the case of shop cancellation, all registered students will be refunded the class fee. Any additional fees including materials and the shipping of materials are non-refundable. Student cancellations, missed classes or no-shows can not be refunded, exchanged or transferred.


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