Appalachian Broom and Brush class (18+)

Join STEAM fellow Lin Elkins for an Appalachian Broom & Brush Class. This class is for adults and runs from 12 – 5pm on November 13th. The class costs $75pp (all materials included) and financial aid is available. To book your place, email For financial aid, email

This introduction will give you all of the skills you need to design and tie your own brooms as well as carve and assemble a wooden brush from scratch! In this class we will cover traditional Appalachian broom forms like the turkey wing, pot scrubber, cake tester, and a classic whisk broom as well as a crumb brush. The class comes with a series of handouts to direct you to the best material sources and assembly techniques and you will walk away with a broom and brush of your own.

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