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Boat Design Principles and Carving a Half Model of a Lake Superior Fish Tug: Online Course

This is an opportunity to dip your toes into the world of boat lofting, the technique used by master ship builders for generations until the advent of computer aided design.  Rather than lofting students will use boat design techniques at scale.  In the first session, students will draft the Grand…
Tue, Mar 16th, 2021  –  Tue, Mar 30th, 2021
6:30-8:30 pm CT on three Tuesday evenings, March 16th, 23rd, and 30th
Instructor: Josh Tolkan
3.5 Days
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Laminated Canoe Paddles

In this class students will build one laminated paddle, similar to the fancy wooden paddles often seen in canoe outfitters shops. Not just show pieces, laminated paddles have several unique qualities that make them highly functional on the water. The lamination of several pieces of wood makes the shafts light,…
Thu, Jun 24th, 2021  –  Sun, Jun 27th, 2021
Day 1: 4pm-7pm, Days 2/3: 9am-5pm, Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Josh Tolkan