The Appalachian Craftsman

Kevin Riddle - The Appalachian Craftsman

Kevin Riddle – The Appalachian Craftsman

Authentic traditional Appalachian mountain copper, including programs on mountain heritage and culture, by a local native craftsman.

Offering informative talks and demonstrations on Appalachian folk life and crafts for schools, conventions and resort groups. Programs can be tailored to your group’s needs and interests.

Using a drawknife, shaving bench, and other traditional tools, Kevin can rough hewn green logs into benches, ox yokes, pitchforks, and related custom work.

Using old “tinsmith” techniques, Kevin fashion’s copper into pans, washtubs and apple butter kettles up to 60 gallon size. Custom work is available unless you ask for a moonshine still.

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Location Information

, Eagle Rock, Virginia 24085 (540) 884-2197

By appointment only