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Kaldor Ness A&S Weekend

August 10, 2018 to August 12, 2018
Kaldor Ness

Columbia County, OR

Autocrat: Gustof Von Beohmer device8765OP


A&S Workshop Weekend     Canton of KaldorNess St. Helens, OR                AUG 10-12, 201

The Canton of KaldorNess invites you to come out to the country for  A weekend of focused arts and sciences classes.  Our Workshop weekend featurers in depth style classes that allow you to make, experiment, try and design in many different period and SCA disciplines. 

Small workshop style classes, room to relax, try building  a brick oven and making bread, bow making, wood working, painting, wire weaving, period saran wrap, and so much more to explore.
Full list of classes and registration details at under Events & Get togethers.   Registration will open June 16 and close July 30.

FEES:  KaldorNess will have food on site all weekend served picnic style outdoors,  but you may choose to eat with us, bring your own, or just come for your classes this year.  Prepayment of Registration and food fees is in advance (please include a copy of the registration form, one per person) with your check.  Contact Mistress Muireann for questions about classes at

1. All Weekend pass with food: $20 per person for members ($7 site / $13 for food) $25 for non-members.
2. Saturday only -- food and site: $15 per person -members / $20 non-members
3. Sunday only --food and site: $12 per person for members / $17 non-members
4. Site fee only: $7 site fee / $12 non-members (no food or snacks)

Class fees are additional as indicated next to each class below and are paid to your teacher when you take the class.  Classes fill up based on site fees paid to Canton on a first come first served basis so don't delay in sending your site and food reservations with your class requests. For food and  site fees, make checks payable to Canton Kaldorness / SCA, Inc.  

Event Steward: Gustaf Von Beohmer (Rob Bahmer)    971-225-8205   Site open at 3 pm Friday & close at 5 pm Sunday



Use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated. Abusers will be directed to leave the site.      As there are cats and wildlife, please leave your pets at home.   Children must be with a parent at all times. Most of the classes are not appropriate for children under 16 years old.    Smoking is allowed only in approved areas. You may not smoke at your campsite.   Site is discreetly wet.  Alcohol is permitted for those of legal drinking age.  Riotous drunkenness is not allowed.     Bardic music is encouraged.  Loud recorded music is not and should be left at home.   The property owners reserve the right to interpret the rules as needed and if you cause issues, you will be asked to leave.    Area for camping and classes  is flat but outside and ground can be uneven.  Bring a flashlight and any needed aid for travel on uneven ground and  for night time use.    Portable Toilets will be in use  on site.  





Kaldorness A&S 2018 - Class Information

How to make Waxed Linen    Muireann inghean ui Mhuirneachain

Learn how to make your own waxen linen food wrap. We will use all natural products, linen and cotton to create a more natural substitute for plastic food wrap. This is not a meant to be a documented historic class, just a fun and colorful way to protect food. I will provide everything for this class, BUT if you have fabric you want to use wash it and bring it. If you have pinking shears please bring them.

Saturday 9am -1pm                            1-8 students                Cost $8.00 ($6.00 your fabric)





Engraving on Ivory      (Hugh MacDomhnaill)

       Come explore the art of the Medieval Engraver as it applies to softer materials.  Weâ��ll look at engraving on ivory (piano keys), practicing on plastic and finishing up on a piano key of actual ivory so you have something to take home.  This will involve carving, sanding, polishing and the use of inks and stains.   Could be dirty, folks!  Weâ��ll explore this together and see what we can come up with!  If you have any engraving type tools, or even a good ExActo knife bring it along.  Weâ��ll discuss materials, tools, and the historical application of engraving on ivory, bone and wooden surfaces.

Saturday 9am - 1pm      1- 10 students     Materials:  $5.00   

Beverage Fermentation Basics    Sebastiaen des Roseaux

 A primer on making beverages through fermentation. We will discuss the basics of           making beers and wines, beverages in history and expand on some historical concepts with modern knowledge to help you begin your path in this ubiquitous craft. During the discussion, we will be making a 5-6 batch of Golden Ale.

Saturday 9am-1pm                1-10 students              Free Class


Wool Felting: Make and take a Nine Man Morris game   Eleanor de Sackville

 Make a 9 Man Morris Game board from wool felt. Felt, rovings. and other decorations will provided, as will game pieces. Bring scissors and your chair. If you have a needle felting pad, and needle felting tool please bring them. If you don't I can provide them, I will also provide tapestry needles for you to use. All tools (pad, felting tool, and tapestry needle) need to be returned at the end of class.

 Saturday 9am- 1pm              1-5 students                Cost $5.00


Bread the Easy Way    Renart le fox de berwyk

  How to create a sourdough starter (Friday Night)

  How to create a basic loaf of rustic farmhouse bread, using flour, water, yeast and salt. (Saturday Morning)

  A basic recipe for making sourdough bread

Students will also get to bake their bread in the Stacked Brick Oven created on site.

Handouts and along with other materials will be provided. Students will take home their sourdough starter at the events end.
Students should bring with them a Wooden mixing spoon, a normal tablespoon and a pint jar with a lid.
Student should also bring an apron if they want.

Friday 7:30pm - 8:30pm & Saturday 9am-1pm (You should attend both sessions. Friday night will be making the sourdough started, Saturday will be making and baking your bread.)                                                              1-8 students                Cost $4.00


Blackwork Borders   Arlys o Gordon

Students will learn a variety of blackwork borders suitable for edging garments. Some are reversible, some not. They range in difficulty from easy to moderate, but they are all beautiful. Embroiderers will get a start on a mini-sampler to complete on their own time. Handout, pattern chart, Aida cloth, embroidery floss, and needles will be provided. Students need to bring their own embroidery snips.

Saturday 2pm - 6pm              2-10 students              Cost $2.00


Milling Logs by Wedge and Edge     Drusa Saturnina

 An entry level class on milling freshly felled logs into dimensional lumber by the method of hewing and riving. This is a hands on lesson with handouts. Bring water.

Saturday 2pm - 6pm.             1-5 students                Cost $5.00


Charter Painting 101: Basic charter painting, working with Gouache  Eleanor de Sackville

Learn the Ins and Outs of Charter Painting. Pallets, brushes , paint will be provided as well as practice pieces. Not suitable for kids under 16.

Saturday 2am - 6pm              1-5 students                Cost $5.00

Basic Creation of a Stacked Brick Oven  Renart le fox de berwyk

This class will be a hands on class on how to create a simple stacked (dry) brick oven with an arched cement dome that you can bake bread or pizza and/or other baked type goods. Students should bring work gloves and have an apron or wear clothing that may get dirty. Note taking materials if they wish, there will be no documentation.  All construction materials will be provided.

Saturday 2pm - 4pm              No student limit          No Fee


Life in the Roman Northwest  Aelianora de Wyntringhm

 What was it like to live in the northwest Roman Empire (specifically Britannia with tidbits from other northwestern provinces)? Topics will range from living in the provincial cities to life on farms, villas and in rural and army towns, villages and 'cities'. 

This is basically a lecture class. Please bring note taking materials.  Cost: $5.00 for the handout

Sunday 9am - 1pm                 2-10 students              Cost $5 .00


Intro to Tablet Weaving (aka What a Tangled Web We Weave)  William Tarrell

This class is a basic introduction to Tablet Weaving (aka Card Weaving).  We will be discussing the basic concepts of Tablet Weaving, some basic history, and some possible applications.  The main focus will be starting a basic band and some techniques of weaving, including how to manage the weft and tracking your turn patterns.  No experience necessary!   

      Students need to provide their own loom, 15-20 4-hole cards, and two colors of cotton yarn.  Contact the instructor directly if you need tablet weaving cards or appropriate weaving yarn. 

Sunday 9am-1pm                    1-4 students                Cost $1.00


Viking Wire Weaving with Multiple Wires or Beads  Muireann inghean ui Mhuirneachain

This is a hands on class that will focus on two different methods of altering basic wire weaving to enhance or embellish the way it looks. I will supply a handout, materials and some wire cutters and tweezers. Please bring your tools if you have them.

Sunday 9am - 1pm                 1-6 students                Cost $5.00


 Open Session Creating 12th Night Decorations  Alexandria Delassene Kourkouaina

This is you opportunity to help create decorations for 12th Night 2019. Come with a willingness work on assigned projects. All materials will be supplied.

Sunday Starts at 9am              No student limit          No Fee


REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE AT  Under Events and Get Togethers


Site Info:
Name: Marshall Farm
34058 Sykes Road
S. Helens, OR 97051

Directions to Site:

DIRECTIONS: Marshall Farm, 34058 Sykes Road  St. Helens OR  97051 --Take your best route to Highway 30 driving towards St Helens, OR.  Turn LEFT on Sykes Road if traveling from the Scappoose side of HWY 30 - Burgerville on the corner-and drive approximately 2 miles.  Driveway will be on your LEFT.  Look for SCA signs.

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