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A bamboo hanging basket

Boo Baskets!

Amelia Pate is back with a new project that is her trademark level of perfectly adorable and stylishly functional. Boo Baskets is a weekend class making hanging baskets out of bamboo. Participants will shape, bend and secure bamboo into a basket shape, and learn how to install and use a ceiling hook. Head on overContinue reading “Boo Baskets!”

Hammer Time is back!

Our most popular online summer camp is back in a new format. 5 consecutive weekly online sessions, same fantastic projects, kit and instruction. This class is open to all and recommended to anyone who wants to know more about using hand tools and sculpting in many different mediums. To enroll, email jregan@unca.edu.

Girls using tools

We’ve come a long way!

SkillSet started out as Community Tool School: Shop Class for Girls at UNC Asheville, in 2018. Our program lives at STEAM Studio, UNC Asheville. It receives funding and support from UNC Asheville, The Community Foundation of West North Carolina and the Windgate Foundation. Since 2018 we have: Developed afterschool programming both in-person at STEAM andContinue reading “We’ve come a long way!”


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