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Course

Fundamentals of Traditional Wooden Boat Building

Course Overview

Explore the grace and craft of wooden boatbuilding and unlock the secrets of hand-crafting your own wooden watercraft in this six-day hands-on course. Combine classroom sessions with shop time to become familiar with the entire wooden boat-building process, from transferring boat plans into real size through lofting to steam-bending and proper caulking techniques. By the end of this course you’ll feel more comfortable pursuing your own project knowing you learned from an experienced boatbuilder. The class project for the course is the cherished Susan Skiff, a classic wooden rowboat with a carvel-planked bottom and lapstrake sides.

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