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September 5 - September 6

Crafts of the Past -- Powder Horn Making

Saturday, September 5 – Sunday, September 6 (11:00am - 5:00pm)

Glenn Sutt is a multi-talented craftsman. He built his first muzzle-loading rifle in the living room of his apartment in 1978. He has continued to make replica muzzle loading rifles and pistols. He has also become an accomplished maker of powder horns and other cow horn products. In addition to showing how horn can be shaped into other useful items, Glenn will be demonstrating how wire inlay can enhance hard wood items. 

Glenn is active in numerous heritage groups, and is president emeritus of the Fort Nisqually Foundation.

Each weekend through September 27 a different artist will be “in-residence” at the Fort with displays and demonstrations of their work. Most will also offer visitors the opportunity to try their hand at the specific art form.

Click here for the entire summer schedule.
Crafts of the Past is sponsored by the Fort Nisqually Foundation and made possible by grants from the Nisqually Indian Tribe and Tacoma Arts Commission. It is free with paid admission.