Introduction to Wooden Boat Building
June 26 @ 9:30 am - June 27 @ 4:30 pm$153 – $170
In this two-day hands-on course, students will explore the art of boat building from start to finish. Begin with the design and lofting of boats and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the backbone of small boats. In addition, you will learn how to make planking systems, both carvel and lap strake and all the appropriate fastening systems. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and skill to choose a design and style of boat to build on your own and the confidence to take on the job. Course Fee: $170. (Friends of the Museum: $153). Minimum age: 16 yrs. old. Course size limited. Advance registration required: 252-504-7758.