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Boat Building Workshop Series

August 3 - August 4

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$65 – $500

Participants will construct a replica 9ft. Penn Yan “Aerodinghy” over seven two-day weekends. This boat, manufactured for many years by the Penn Yan Boat Company, is a 9ft. rowing dinghy. This series is structured to teach the skills of pattern layout and cutting, milling wood pieces, wood bending, planking, canvassing, and marine painting/varnishing.

This series is a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to learn how to build a boat from scratch or simply learn some woodworking techniques. There are no age restrictions to take the course. A maximum of eight people are invited to register for each workshop in the series.

Workshop Dates:
– January 27-28: Building the Skeleton
– February 24-25: Ribbing the Boat
– March 23-24: Planking the Boat
– April 27-28: Canvassing
– May 25-26: Painting and Oar Making
– June 29-30: Lumbering Out the Boat
– August 3-4: Varnishing

The admission price will be $450 FLBM Members/$500 Non-members for the entire course or $65 FLBM Members/$75 Non-members per workshop.
Registration is open now. You can register by calling 607-569-2222, email info@flbm.org, or visit www.flbm.org/boat-building-workshop-series.


August 3
August 4
$65 – $500
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Finger Lakes Boating Museum


Finger Lakes Boating Museum
8231 Pleasant Valley Road
Hammondsport, NY 14840 United States
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