Metro Parks Tacoma

  • Park Finder
  • Register


July 16 - July 17

Crafts of the Past - Horn Work

Saturday, July 16 – Sunday, July 17 (11:00am - 5:00pm)

Glenn Sutt will be demonstrating how animal horn is shaped into powder horns and useful items, such as spoons and cups.  He will also show how how wire inlay can enhance hard wood a multitalented craftsman. 
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 replic muzzle loading rifles and pistols. He has also become an accomplished maker of powder horns and other cow horn products. Glenn is active in numerous heritage groups, and is president emeritas of the Fort Nisqually Foundation.

Each weekend through September 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 a grant from the Tacoma Arts Commission. It is free with paid admission.