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4 Ft Rok Workshop with Barb Meyer - Nov 14th

posted Oct 22, 2015, 4:38 PM by Minnesota KiteSociety   [ updated Oct 27, 2015, 3:43 PM ]
What: Kite Making Workshop with Barb Meyer - 4ft Tapered Rok

When: Saturday, November 14, 2015.  10am - 4pm

Where: 3018 Idaho Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55427, USA (map)

Phil Broder's tapered Rok
NOTE: Location has changed! Because of a scheduling conflict the workshop will be at Ken Wilkowski's house in Crystal, MN (see address above). Ken's phone for more information is 7 6 3  2 2 1 - 9 2 7 4. Also, if you want to join us at the workshop but do not want to make a Tapered Rok, contact us, sign-up and bring whatever project you want to work on or finish an already started project. It's great working on kites with other kitemakers. Learn a lot and share a lot. Join us!  And remember, kite people are the best!

Let's have another workshop!

We are very fortunate to have Barb Meyer as a member of MKS! Barb is one the top kite making instructors in the country and she has agreed to teach our workshop.

This is a 4 foot tapered Rokkaku, sparred with carbon tubes. The complete plan and some pictures can be found here: http://kite.org/kitetalk/index.php?/files/file/323-vol037-rok-plan/

Kit cost is $35. It includes a single color kite skin; edge binding; all reinforcements; spars; fittings and all else to make a complete kite. Chose a color when you register. You must register in advance to guarantee a kit. Pay Barb at the workshop.

There is room for 10 students. Also, Barb needs time to assemble the kite kits so we would like to close registration on November 4th.  Sorry about the short notice. This is an awesome project so please register as soon as possible!

Student level: Beginner to Advanced.

What to bring: Sewing machine, sewing notions (thread, bobbins, scissor, etc), You can also bring any extra decoration you may want for the kite. Lunch money (TBD by the class where to have lunch, usually at Sweet Taste of Italy across the street).

Please register by sending an email to workshop@mnkites.org Please include your name, phone number and what color kite skin you want.