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Building the Mystic River Tandem at the WoodenBoat School

I just got back from the WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine after teach a five and a half day class on building "Fine Strip-Planked Boats".

The Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, Washington

Sep 6 2013 9:00 am
Sep 8 2013 5:00 pm

The Wooden Boat Festival

I will be attending the Wooden Boat Festival out in Port Townsend, Washington for the first time this year. I'm really looking forward to it. I've heard great things about it. The festival website says:

Free Boat Building Videos - Stitch and Glue, & Strip Built

Videos Showing How to Build a Kayak


 An Overview Video of the Strip-Planked Boat Building Process

Watch my latest video series! Making Petrel Play

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Time Lapse Video of Building the Nymph Wood Strip Canoe

This video was taken over the course of 6 days at the WoodenBoat School in Brookline, Maine. It shows the process of building a cedar strip Nymph canoe.

OkoumeFest 2013

May 17 2013 12:00 pm
May 18 2013 5:00 pm

OkoumeFest Boat Lineup

"Okoume" is the plantation-grown African hardwood used in tens of thousands of CLC's build-your-own-boat kits. OkoumeFest features an open house with technical seminars on Friday at the CLC plant in Annapolis, and on Saturday an on-the-water rendezvous at Matapeake State Park on Kent Island.

Time Lapse Video of Building the Stitch and Glue Petrel Class

Over the course of five and a half days this class converts a pile of okoume plywood parts into beautiful kayaks.

The KayakForum is being Upgraded

KayakForum Screen Shot

 I have recently been going through the process of upgrading the software for the KayakForum. For those who are not familiar with it, the forum is an open discussion board devoted to the design, building and use of kayaks and other small boats.

Build Your Own S&G Petrel or Petrel Play @ WoodenBoat School

Oct 14 2013 8:00 am
Oct 19 2013 12:00 pm

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