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At Mill Hollow Works we have a mission to help you live more deliberate, creative and sustainable lives through heritage crafts – yes, we offer craft classes, we work with tools, we teach people woodworking. But why we do all that, the core belief behind all that, is that you and I need to find routes of personal connection – we need to escape the world in order to serve a wider community.

4 Corners of Mill Hollow

Confluence of the 4-Corners of Mill Hollow.

It’s the early 1980’s and the 4 Corners of East Alstead offers a confluence of art, craft, music and community. The inspiration imprinted me for a lifetime. The bricks for our Mill Hollow Works was laid there and then, back on those Summer days. It provided the Mission and Vision of what we could, and should, be….

Boats and the Bees

If you give an object to Heather and to me, we will largely agree on it: “That’s a nice object” we might say in unison.  But what we do with …

Power of Pressure

This short month has brought with it several months’ worth of chaos and stress. Every morning, my awareness returned to my body, bitten by the furious teeth of daylight. Looking …

New Power Tool Series!

In classes at Mill Hollow Works, we use hand-tools whenever we can, because we feel that’s the best way to learn. But, cordless & corded powered hand-tools and stationary power …

Urban Growth

Do you eat vegetables? If so, do you grow vegetables? If not, why not? Not enough time, not enough land, don’t have a rototiller, water is too expensive, don’t know …

Jam Slam! threw down the fun

Wow, is it really November already? Okay, so I’m a little late getting this Jam Slam! post out, but that’s because we have so much happening here at Mill Hollow …

Our pickles are better than yours…

I hope you didn’t miss another terrific class with Sandy Littell at Mill Hollow Works!  Fermenting Your Own Food – making things with active cultures in them, like real pickles, …