« Continue Browsing

Article Preview

Young speaks on scrimshaw at Front Porch Chat

Published 07/14/2011, The Jamestown Sun

Drexel Young spoke at the July 10 Front Porch Chat at the Stutsman County Memorial Museum. Young spoke about the ancient art of scrimshaw and brought some of his pieces with their intricate and delicate designs to show the attendees. Members of the audience could see and feel examples of scrimshawed powder horns and a cribbage board made out of an elk antler, while Young explained the process involved in a craft that, as he said, “requires few tools but an enormous amount of time and patience.”

Word count: 476

Log In

The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.

E-mail:
Password:
 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Click here to set one up. You will need your subscription account number and phone number.

Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Reset Your Password

Please enter your full e-mail address. We will e-mail you a temporary password.
E-mail: