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Working with Horn

Aug 04, 2019

Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th St, Bloomington, MN 55420


Meet David Vavreck, one of America's few remaining horn workers, at the historic Pond House. See a variety of horn products, and try using a horner’s tools, including a pump drill. Until the invention of synthetics in the later 19th century, animal horn was used as a raw material in the manufacture of thousands of products such as combs, spoons, powder horns, and more.

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