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Burn-out Bowls

  • Boston Outdoor School 131 Walnut Street Saugus, MA, 01906 United States (map)
Burn-out Bowls
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Using coals from a fire, a bowl can be made by controlling how a piece of wood burns. Learn to make a personable eating bowl from sustainably sourced wood using just a fire and a knife! 

Instructor: Tim “Primitim” Swanson

Tim has been involved with primitive skills for over 15 years. His teaching style accommodates any age due to his playful and light-hearted attitude along with an informative and in depth approach to the natural world. Tim has taught primitive skills all over the northeast including at Unity College, Bryant Pond 4H Camp, True North Wilderness Therapy Program, Belfast Community Outreach Program in Education, Wingate Wilderness Therapy, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Nashua River Watershed Association, and Groton Wellness Holistic Healing Center. For more information on Tim’s work, visit his website at

Earlier Event: December 22
Forage and Fire
Later Event: December 28
Wilderness First Aid