Newfound Woodworks

Newfound Woodworks wins BEST IN SHOW at WoodenBoat Show

2023 Concours D’Elegance~ BEST OF SHOW Winner ~ Professionally BuiltManually Powered 12’8″ Excursion KayakBuilt by Newfound Woodworks Thank you to those who attended Saturday and Sunday’s Skills Demonstration to watch our presentation on Cedar Strip Building with Fiberglassing! We dedicate…

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Cedar Strip Wooden Boats, Newfound Woodworks

2023 Show Schedule

Show schedule dates – We hope you stop by and say Hello! Discover Wild NH Hosted by NH Fish & Game Dept., and Sponsored in part by the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH Saturday April 15, 2023 – 10 am…

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Cedar Strip Boat Building Workshops at Newfound Woodworks

Cedar Strip Boatbuilding Hands-On Workshops 2023 Class Schedule

Learn the Fine Art of Cedar Strip Boatbuilding and Fiberglassing in these Hands-On Workshops! Take the first step towards achieving your dream of learning the skills to build your own cedar strip canoe, kayak or rowing craft! Learn from award-winning…

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Newfound Woodworks at Cornell University as guest lecture & instructors!

We would like to thank Professor Trent Preszler and Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, for hosting us as guest lecture/instructors for the day in the Grand Challenges Senior Year Project! It was a pleasure…

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Newfound Woodworks "Kristiina" in Worldwide Classic Boat Show


“KRISTIINA” in the 2023 WORLDWIDE CLASSIC BOAT SHOW! “KRISTIINA” has been accepted for the 2023 WORLDWIDE CLASSIC BOAT SHOW! She is a 16.5′ Rangeley Rowboat custom built by Newfound Woodworks. You can see her with over 1,000 of the world’s…

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Newfound Rendezvous cedar strip boats on beach 2022

11th Newfound Rendezvous Enjoyed by All!

Wellington State Park at Beautiful Newfound Lake, Bristol, NH September 10, 2022, 10 am – 5 pm Rendezvous & Demos September 11th, 10 am to 3pm Fun on the water (Paddle & Row) The 11th Newfound Rendezvous was a success!…

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2022 WoodenBoat Concours d'Elegance BEST OF SHOW Professional Build

2022 WoodenBoat Show News

30th Annual WoodenBoat Show in Mystic, CT 2022 Concours D’Elegance ~ BEST OF SHOW Winner ~ 11′ 9″ OTTER Solo Canoe Built by Newfound Woodworks June 24th – 26th 2022 was an amazing weekend! The weather was beautiful! Thank you…

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Cedar Strip Boats by Newfound Woodworks at WoodenBoat Show in Mystic CT

2021 WoodenBoat Show News

29th Annual WoodenBoat Show in Mystic, CT Concours D’Elegance Newfound Woodworks’ “Kristiina” winner BEST OF SHOW Concours D’Elegance! 29th Annual WoodenBoat Show 2021 Concours D’Elegance ~ BEST OF SHOW Winner ~ 16.5′ Rangeley named “KRISTIINA” Built by Newfound Woodworks 2021…

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The Newfound area in the Channel 5 Chronicle segment

The Newfound area was filmed by Channel 5 for their Chronicle segment. It aired on July 13th. The links to the program are below. We are in the last two, but the whole program is a great depiction of our…

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Cove & Bead Cedar Strips at Newfound Woodworks

Cove and Bead Strips

Our strips are sought after for their precision mill with strict tolerances and unsurpassed quality. Newfound Woodworks has 39 years of experience in milling unbeatable cove and bead strips. We cut and mill one strip at a time through every…

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Cedar Strip Row Boat Building Instructions - Pre-Kit from Newfound Woodworks


Are you a first time cedar strip builder? Or do you need to hone your skills with more information and techniques? If so, check out our Pre-Kit Specials. A “Pre-Kit” is the information needed to build a canoe, kayak or rowboat.…

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Abenaki Cedar Strip Canoe - Newfound Woodworks

Helpful Information

We have started some pages to answer your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Caring for your Cedar Strip Boat- Your boat is a “Functional Work of Art”, and is built to be used and enjoyed in fresh or salt water, lakes, rivers, ponds…

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