Woodturning With Phil Holtan

This week on Friday and Saturday Ingebretsen’s will be welcoming Phil Holtan, a professional woodturner, to our store to demonstrate his craft. It is a unique opportunity to see a demonstration of woodturning and speak with artist behind the lathe. But first, a quick word about woodturning. Woodturning is a unique form of woodworking that… More Woodturning With Phil Holtan

The Care and Feeding of Hardanger and Other Hand Needlework

It’s June, and for a lot of people, that means cleaning everything, including linens and any needlework items that see regular use (doilies, table runners, table cloths, etc.).  Cleaning these items regularly is a good idea. But how to do it safely?  The best and safest way is by hand washing.  One of the most… More The Care and Feeding of Hardanger and Other Hand Needlework

D is for Duodji

Anessa Andersland is the guest writer for this post. Anessa is the North American marketing agent for  ČálliidLágádus / Authors’ Publisher, a Sámi  publishing company. She helps coordinate our annual Sámi Day at Ingebretsen’s, which is this coming Saturday. In this post, she will explain some of what you’ll see there.  Duodji (doy – gee): the Sámi name… More D is for Duodji