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Introduction to Wooden Boat Building
December 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
ntroduction to Wooden Boat Building
315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC
December 11, 2016
9am – 4:30pm
In this two-day hands-on course, students will explore the art of boat building from start to finish. They begin with the design and lofting of boats, and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the back bone of small boats. In addition, they will learn how to make planking systems, both carvel and lap strake and all the appropriate fastening systems. By the end of the course, students will have the knowledge and skill to choose a design and style of boat to build on their own and the confidence to take on the job. Course fee: $135. Minimum age: 16 yrs. old. All courses are limited in size. Advance registration required.