North House Folk School Boats to Tools Auction

(Grand Marais, MN, USA)

North House Folk School,

Grand Marais, MN, USA

We’re on the Lookout – From Boats to Tools!

Do you have a slumbering wood canvas canoe in your garage?

Has your collection of antique (or modern!) tools reached capacity and it’s time to let go of a few?

Is that pile of cozy northern quilts just a little too tall?

Why not give your treasures a second life by donating them to the Boats to Tools Auction at North House Folk School?

A classic element of the Wooden Boat Show, the Boats to Tools Auction tells the adventure of life in the North.

Funds raised go toward brigning the international speakers, first-rate coursework, and regionally revered special events to North House’s campus in Cook County every year.

North House is accepting donations of types:
• Boats of all types / Boating Supplies / Boating Books
• Woodworking Tools / Woodworking Supplies / Woodworking Books
• Outdoor Gear / Camping Supplies / Outdoor Related Books
• Traditional Craft

The Wooden Boat Show has become a tremendously successful North Shore tradition, welcoming 2500+ visitors to campus.

Each year the festival includes a speaker series, craft demonstrations, wooden boat display, a life-sized puppet pageant and silent auction.

The Boats to Tools Auction takes place June 18 during the Wooden Boat Show.

Thank you!

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