HANDS ON BOATS Workshop Sessions May-October

Event Dates: 5/4/2018 - 10/28/2018

Location: Boatshop at Strawbery Banke

From May-October 2018, HANDS ON BOATS will continue construction of a replica Piscataqua River Wherry based on the lines taken off of an historic vessel, which is part of the Strawbery Banke Museum collection. The project is broken into phases focused on a particular aspect of construction, with multiple session days offered during each phase.

Sessions are offered full or half day (morning only) and are limited to six participants to ensure ample opportunity for one-on-one interaction and guidance. 2017 participants documented the historic vessel, lofted the new boat and created the patterns and molds. 2018 participants will have the opportunity to work alongside a master boat builder construct the stem and transom, plank, fabricate and assemble thwart risers, thwarts and rails, and complete the finish work.


2018 Hands on Boats Session Dates (Likely phase of project)
May 4, 5, 6, 18, 19, & 20   (Stem, transom and planking)
June 7, 8, 9, 17 (Father's Day!) & 18  (Planking)
July 13, 14, 16 & 27   (Planking)
August 24, 25 & 26   (Planking)
September 9, 10, 11   (Planking)
October 4, 5, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28   (Planking)

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HANDS ON BOATS Workshop Sessions May-October

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