Receive 15 hours of instruction from experienced and acclaimed wooden boat builder Allen Deming. This class is designed as an introduction to the construction of cedar strip canoes, kayaks and paddles. Covered topics will include discussions of boat design, materials, tools and construction techniques. The class will rely heavily on live demonstrations and include the opportunity for some hands-on participation in every major phase of strip-built construction. From forms to fiberglass and finishing this overview should give you a strong start on the road to building your own wooden watercraft.
Strip-built Boat Building 101 is a three session, 15 hour class which offers an introduction to the design, construction and finishing of cedar strip Kayaks and Canoes. Plenty of opportunity for hands-on participation in all critical phases of construction will be offered to each student.†
All class sessions will be held at the Mackinaw Watercraft Boat Works in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Please check the above link for dates and times.