HANDCRAFTED TRADITIONS

Blacksmithing, "Master with a Hammer," Carroll County Times, December 5, 2004
Ken Schwarz
Photo essay, documentary multi-media piece, and article about Ken Schwarz, Master Blacksmith, Colonial Williamsburg.

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Broom Making,
"Sweeping into Action," Carroll County Times, November 29, 2009
broom
Documentary film and article about John Buffington, who is carrying on the tradition of making brooms.

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Chair Caning,
"Back to Life," Carroll County Times, September 27, 2009
caning
Photo essay, documentary film, and article about Rick Barrick, who is continuing the tradition of caning chairs.

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Grist Mill, "Old-fashioned Quality," Carroll County Times, May 2, 2010
mill
Photo essay, documentary film, and article about Ivan Lufriu, the miller at the Union Mills Homestead grist mill.

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Hewing an Oak Log,
Carroll County Times, October 25, 2009
hewing
Documentary film on hewing an oak log using only colonial style hand tools.

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Kayaking
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"Out for Adventure," Carroll County Times, August 9, 2009
Kayaking
Photo essay, documentary film, and article about the Yakers Kayaking Club which regularly kayaks rivers in the Mid-Alantic area.

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The Native American Flute,
Carroll County Times, 2004
Flute
Multi-media piece and article about making and playing the Southeastern Native American flute at Common Ground on the Hill at McDaniel College.

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Smelting Iron,
Carroll County Times, May 2009
Smelting iron
Photo essay and documentary film on Shelton Browder and Steve Mankowski, both journeyman blacksmiths at Colonial Williamsburg, as they smelt iron.

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Woodblock Carving,
"From Wood to Canvas," Carroll County Times, January 31, 2010
woodblock
Photo essay, documentary film, and article about Melinda Byrd, who continues the tradition of woodblock carving and printing.

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Wood-fired Pottery, "Tradition," Carroll County Times, July 5, 2009
potter
Photo essay, documentary film, and article about Nick Corso, a potter continuing the tradition of wood-fired pottery.

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