Hi all--Cricket and I will be teaching a class building the Rogue River Special in November, back at the historic Lowell's Boat Shop in Massachusetts. Check the link in my blog to the left if you're…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayd Drake Oct 12.
Hi all,I've been going back to WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine for about five years now, picking up amazing amounts of information and reveling in the incredible setting on the Eggemoggin Reach…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Dimock Jan 17, 2016.
Cricket and I are teaching a class at the historic Lowell's Boat Shop in Amesbury, Massachusetts, birthplace of the dory, November 11-16. We'll be building Jerry Briggs's legendary Rogue River Special, and one lucky student will take it home for the cost of materials.…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2023 at 2:07pm
Cricket and I are excited to announce a course this November at Lowell's Boat Shop in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the oldest working boat shop in the country and the birthplace of the ocean dory. We'll be building one or two McKenzies depending on class size, over the course of two adjacent three-day weekends. If anyone here is wanting to build a drift boat but are feeling too timid or don't feel they have the requisite skills, this is a wonderful opportunity in a truly amazing…Continue
Posted on April 6, 2022 at 12:04pm
I am excited to offer the McKenzie boat class again at WoodenBoat School in Maine this July. It's perfect for someone who really wants to build one but doesn't know how or where to start, or is intimidated by the array of skill sets necessary to do the job.
We will build the Hindman 16' Double-ender with transom.
We will start by lofting the boat from a table of offsets, correcting, customizing or idealizing as we go. We'll build all the frames, transom and a rolling-bevel…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2020 at 9:40am
Most of you folks here aren't in the market for class, but for those of you that are, I just posted my winter offerings. If you want to build a boat, shape an oar, cast custom bronze boat hardware--but don't have the nerve to start out on your own, this might be just the ticket.…Continue
Posted on December 11, 2017 at 10:09pm