Tour # 7: 2 hr. Carving Demonstrations
Duration: 2 Hours
Rates: $50.00 + GST per person
Discounts available for 10 or more persons
Carving Demo Schedule: Daily at 3 pm + 6 pm
Carving Location TBC in Tuktoyaktuk
Carving Demo: Carving Demo n/a if wx is wet + rainy
Meals: Not included
Pax: Minimum 4 pax required
Note:
This tour is recommended as an addition to the 2 hour or the 5 hour tour of Tuktoyaktuk.

Tour Details

The 2 hr. Carving Demonstration includes an Expert Inuvialuit Carver talking about:

  • the material used in the carvings
  • Materials include caribou antlers, whalebone, musk-ox horns, and soapstone
  • how they "see' images in the raw materials then turn the raw materials into beautiful carvings
  • how certain cuts are made
  • how some materials are more flexible than others
  • how some materials are easier to work with than others
  • how to sand + polish
  • You may have the opportunity to work with the Carver
  • You may have the opportunity to purchase carvings