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Come into the Store and see what's new at
Powder Horn Trading Company?

  • Lots of great strands of  glass beads in all colors and sizes. Be sure to check out the new flower and leaf beads with summer projects in mind!
  • Need more bead storage to  go? We have a great new bead tube tower that holds 69 large tubes of  beads and 138 smaller tubes... or a combination of both sizes. This is a neat zippered, folding case that goes with you when you want to travel, bead at a friend's house, or work on a project in the summer sunshine.  All of your tubes are at quick fingertip access, whether it lays flat or stands up.
  • Dapping Blocks for your  metalworking. Make 6 different domed sizes from your metal blanks with  the wooden blocks, and even more in the metal blocks. We have the  dapping punches to go along with them, too. These are a must have for  making dimensional shaped earrings, charms, and pendants.

GUEST INSTRUCTORS

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Welcome nationally known guest instructor and author Kieu Pham Gray. She will be teaching several classes for us on
Friday, May 4,
Saturday, May 5, and
Sunday, May 6.

Click here for more information!

The Anne Mitchell Show is coming back to town!

Anne will be returning to Kalispell for 3 classes on
Saturday, July 28,
Sunday, July 29, and
Monday July 30.

Click here for more information!

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Upcoming Classes!

 

FREE CLASS!

Please join us for our Free Workshop!  Powder Horn Free Workshops are first come, first serve and while supplies last. The workshop itself is free, tools will be shared and materials are additional.  Please understand that seating is limited. Call Powder Horn Trading to reserve your spot 752-6669.

Wire-wrapped-stone-(2)Wire Wrapped Stone Pendant
with Judy Crawford
Saturday, April 14, 10:00 AM
Cost Free
$5.00 deposit for supplies 
Wire wrapping is a technique that is a prerequisite for a variety of wire work designs. This class is perfect for beginners who want to master the essential skill of wire wrapping.  In this class you will learn the basics of wire wrapping a stone pendant. Class size is limited.

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Infinity Knot Bracelet
with Jenna Taylor
Monday, April 2, 6:00  PM
Cost $15 plus supplies

Pick your favorite pattern and learn to tie some new knots!  The Infinity Knot Bracelet is a great beginner project that incorporates leather knots and basic jewelry-making techniques, customized with your choice of colors, clasps, and charms.

Torch Safety Class
with Cindy
Cost Free
Wednesday 4/4, 1:30 PM
Tuesday,  4/10,  4:00 PM
Monday, 4/30, 6:00 PM

Have you been interested in taking our metalsmithing classes but did not know how to use or weren't comfortable with a torch?
In this free class you will learn the parts of a small, handheld butane micro torch, how to safely ignite the torch, understand the flame and refill your torch.  You will have the option of purchasing a small amount of silver wire to fuse for a simple ring band. We are offering this free class multiple times during the month of April, just call to reserve your seat.

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Mixed Metal Soldered Earrings
with Dona Miller
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 6:00 PM
Cost $45 plus Kit Fee $24

Learn simple mixed metal soldering techniques by layering gold filled and copper on silver to create accents. Use these techniques for creating earrings, pendants and bracelets. We will cover the differences of the metals, how to solder multiple solder joins at once, how to finish and polish your work.  Kit includes sheet metal and wire to create two sets of earrings. Create a pair for yourself and a friend, or keep them both for yourself.

Viking Knit
with Neats Iverson
Tuesday, April 24, 6 PM
Cost $25 plus supplies

Come join us for an exciting class which teaches you the ancient art of Viking Knit Chain.  You will learn about different gauges of wire, both single and double knit methods, and to use a draw plate.  Numerous tips for endings, clasps, and jump rings will be offered. The instructor will demonstrate how to the incorporate your chain into a bracelet or necklace.

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Spinner Ring
with Dona Miller
Tuesday May 22, 6 PM
Cost $50 plus $30 kit fee
The marriage of silver and gold in a spinner ring.
In this class you will make a sterling silver ring band and then accent with sterling silver and gold filled bands that spin freely around the main band. You will learn about safety, sizing, shaping, soldering, texturing and finishing a ring band and the spinners to make your own one of a kind meditation or fidget ring. All tools needed for the class will be available for you. If you have your favorite tools or hammers, feel free to bring them to class.

Are you interested in learning the basics of bead stringing? We  schedule beginner classes on a regular basis - and also on request - so  you can learn how to put all of your beads in a row....AND make  some earrings to match. These classes are in addition to the Fall  line-up of classes. Call us to find out when the next 101 class will be  scheduled or what other classes we will have each month.

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Registration Policy
 - Classes are filled on a first come basis
 - We can only hold your place upon payment in full
 - Registration can be made by phone (with a Visa or Master Card), or in person

Cancellation Policy
 -Credit towards another class or workshop if there is a waiting list for that class.
 - No credit if canceled 24 hours before class start. 
 - No credit for any missed classes or workshops or portion of classes or workshops.
 - No credit after class/workshop begins.

How to register

PHONE:   Please call us at 406-752-6669 with your credit card information to register by phone.

IN PERSON:  Our store hours are 9AM to 6PM Monday to Friday and 9AM to 5PM on Saturday.

 

 

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Powder Horn Trading Company
2052 Hwy. 2 East,  Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 752-6669  Toll Free: (866) 752-6665
Email: powderhorn@powderhorntrading.com
Contact our Firearms Department directly:  powderhorn@montanasky.us

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