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March 2020

Traditional Basketry Workshop

7 March to 9:30 - 18:00
Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this workshop we will have with us cesteira master Cristina da Fonseca to share one of the oldest craft arts of our country. Previously manufactured up baskets for different crops and products of saloia region (strawberries, vegetable, bread and cheese) they were transported to Lisbon. Let us know and apply some of the leading basketry techniques running a basket with the bottom fan in buínho (scirpus lacustris). commonly used in the manufacture of baskets, chairs and mats the buínho is a spontaneous plant…

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Workshop Serralharia

21 March to 9:30 - 18:00
Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio), Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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In this introductory course we will get to know the basis and foundation of this craft. Why is it important? It is a fundamental manual craft to support a variety of maintenance activities of a house, garden or farm and involving construction, maintenance, repair tools and even the creation of practical tools according to the needs. Carpentry agriculture, through the simple DIY, the knowledge passed this workshop serve both the home user as one in professional pathways.…

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