Craftsmen

Discover handmade at Sauder Village!

Historic Sauder Village is proud to be home to artisans and craftsmen who not only follow the traditions of their respective crafts, but are developing revoutionary new techniques and applications, Each one of the artists carries on a skill that was vital to everyday life at the time the Black Swamp was settled.  Talented basket makers, weavers, broom makers, coopers, spinners, quilters, woodcarvers, potters and glass blowers make Sauder VIllage the home of leading artisans in their field.

 

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For nearly 40 years, Sauder Village craftsmen have been demonstrating and handcrafting items from traditional trades like spinning, weaving, tinsmithing and broom making to continuing trades like pottery, glass blowing and blacksmithing. Sauder Village is proud to be home to artisans and craftsmen who not only follow the traditions of their respective crafts, but are developing revolutionary new techniques and applications as well. Each one of the artists carries on a skill that was vital to everyday life at the time the Great Black Swamp was settled. Take time to visit our craftsmen, watch interesting demonstrations and enjoy great shopping as well!



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Broom making

Jan. 24 - May. 30, 2017

Apprenticeship - Broom Making
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Mar. 25 - Apr. 15, 2017

Annual Doll Sale