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Traditional Boat Building
Learn by doing! Gain hands-on experience in nearly every phase of construction of a traditional plank-on-frame, smooth or lapstrake-planked boat. On Day One you will learn tool sharpening, hand tool use and pattern making. Day Two focuses on building parts from patterns, including building a transom. On Day Three you will learn steam bending and cutting a stem rabbet. On Day Four, different planking techniques will be reviewed, with a focus on carvel planking. Discussion topics include wood types and sources, books and periodicals and necessary tools. This comprehensive course will prepare you for any boatbuilding project. No previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials provided. Class is for ages 18 and older.
|February 21-24, 2013||Thursday - Sunday||9 a.m. - 5 p.m.||$850 member / $900 non-member|
To register or for more information, call 860.572.5322 or email email@example.com.
Cancellations made up to 30 days prior to the start of a course will receive a refund less an administrative fee of 25% of the course cost. Cancellations made 15 to 29 days prior to the start of a class will receive a refund less an administrative fee of 50% of the course cost. No refund will be given if cancelled within 14 days of the course.