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Building a Plywood Canoe or Dinghy

Course Overview

Build your own one-person boat while discovering basic boat building skills. Build either a 15'3" plywood flat-bottomed canoe or an 8’ square-stern dinghy. Learn the techniques that apply to “stitch and glue” wooden boat building. Each boat is constructed from thin high-grade plywood and pieces of dimensional lumber. When assembled with epoxy and fiberglassed seams, it remains leak-free from the moment it hits the water. The course is conducted over a five-day period and is suitable for builders both young and old. Students will also build a double-bladed paddle. Tuition covers one or two participants working on a single boat. This is an ideal family course - younger students are encouraged to share the project with a parent or grandparent.

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