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Trough Making

Trough Making
The profession of trough making still existed well into the 20th century. A trough maker made...
The profession of trough making still existed well into the 20th century. A trough maker made nothing but troughs – in all shapes and sizes. The troughs were used for kneading bread dough, storing supplies, serving dishes, or, if big enough, even for scalding pigs. After an introduction into three-dimensional shaping with the ax and adze, we well hew versatile and attractive vessels, sized according to their intended use, from a green, split poplar trunk.
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    Jörg Steinhauer

    Whether he is building a surrealistic piece of furniture, carving a Gothic altar figure or making a commissioned work for the concept artist Jeff Koons – the qualified master cabinetmaker, master sculptor and handicrafts teacher explores the sculptural scope for design of wood material with enormous inquisitiveness and also exceeds the limit between art and handicraft. His courses are among the most popular courses offered at DICTUM!Jörg Steinhauer

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    Workshop-centre Niederalteich

    A haven for traditional crafts!

    A mere 10 minutes drive from our company headquarters in Metten, it is situated idyllically between the river Danube and the Natural Reserve Bavarian Forest and offers ideal conditions for undisturbed creative work.

    The former stable of the Monastery Niederaltaich is optimally equipped with

    • Bench room,
    • Turning workshop,
    • Sharpening room,
    • Machine room,
    • Kitchen and Sanitary rooms.


    St. Ursulaweg 19
    94557 Niederalteich

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    • QualifikationNone.
    • InfoMaterial included (€ 30).
    • Participants10
    • Language_LongGerman
    • InstructorJörg Steinhauer
    • Duration2 days
    • Appointment16.02 - 17.02.2016
    • Time09.00 - 18.00
    Workshop no. KU1451601
    €209.00 pro Teilnehmer

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    Ende: 2/17/16
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