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Cedar-Strip Boatbuilding: Build Your Own Canoe

Course Overview

Enjoy the contrast of light and dark wooden strips, the quiet lapping of water on wood and the pride of craftsmanship that stems from building your own cedar-strip boat. From start to finish, cut thin cedar planks and learn to assemble an appealing pattern for your canoe. Students may choose from 2 cedar-strip boat projects: an 17 foot cruising canoe or a 16 foot solo canoe. Students must bring a partner, family member or friend (or two!) to help…this can be a great project that will result in a lifetime of memories. Due to the nature of this course and intensity of instruction, this class is limited to one boat project per session.

Payment & Cancellation

Given the unique nature and small size of this course, please note that North House uses separate tuition payment & cancellation policies for managing this course. The intent of these policies is to ensure that all students can be confident that the course will occur as planned once adequate enrollment is achieved.
Specifics of these policies are as follows: upon enrollment a registration deposit of at least 1/3 of the course tuition is required, more than sixty (60) days prior to the course all but $50 of the registration deposit is refundable, sixty (60) to thirty (30) days prior to the course the entire registration is nonrefundable, at thirty (30) days prior to the course the balance of the tuition payment is due all of which is nonrefundable.  Should North House be required to cancel the course, all tuition payments will be refunded.

Dates

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2020  –  Wed, Apr 1st, 2020

Course Details

Length: 10 Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: 14+
Registration Cost: $4,500.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Mon, Feb 10th, 2020
Includes materials fee of $1,635.00

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.

Optional Tools

  • shop apron
  • old work clothes
  • eye and ear protection; these are available at North House but you may wish to bring your own for fit and comfort

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Waiting List

The course Cedar-Strip Boatbuilding: Build Your Own Canoe Mon, Mar 23rd, 2020  –  Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 is full.

Fill out the form below if you would like to be placed on a waiting list and notified if an opening becomes available. Full course details included above