Wooden Boat Show 2021 - Thank you!
Our 24th Wooden Boat Show has wrapped up and we had a wonderful time. Thank you to all who came to visit us and all those that were there in spirit. Follow the link below to see some images from the weekend's festivities.
Artisan Development Program Time
In his latest blog post, Josh Tolkan reflects on his time in the Artisan Development program and how it's impacted his life and chosen craft.
Building the Seksaering at the Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter
The more I watch this seksaering be built there at the small boat shop at the Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter, the more I am into this design of this traditional Norwegian boat.
Building the Aleutian Baidarka
Josh Tolkan is wrapping up his build of an Aleutian Baidarka, and talks about the process, lessons learned, and hopes for the future of this vessel.
Boatbuilding: Half Model Making
There are two kinds of boat models. One is a historic replica you might see in a museum or made from a kit to assemble from a hobby store. Then there is the builder’s model, often called the Half Model because they are typically made to represent half of the boat, bisected vertically down the symmetrical plane.