Cedar Strip Boatbuilding Workshops & Class Schedule 2022

Cedar Strip Boatbuilding Workshops & Class Schedule 2022

Learn the Fine Art of Cedar Strip Boatbuilding and Fiberglassing in these Hands-On Workshops!

We offer 2-Day Workshops, 6-Day Workshops, Private and Customized Workshops

2-Day Workshops- March, June, September and November

The students will work together to learn the steps of building a canoe using cove + bead cedar strip/epoxy boat building technique, including hands-on individual fiberglassing instruction in a weekend class/workshop with hands on learning! It is intended to get you comfortable with the building process so that you have the confidence and skill to proceed on your own either from a kit or from plans. No prior woodworking or boatbuilding experience required!

Registration with Deposit required. Fee $395 each.

Limited to 10 students. Lunch Provided.

6-Day Workshops – April, July and October

The students will work together to learn how to build a specific Canoe, Kayak or Rowing craft with cove + bead cedar strip/epoxy building technique in a 6-day class/workshop with hands on learning of every aspect of building a complete boat, including individual fiberglassing instruction!  It is intended to give you full experience with the specific boatbuilding process so that you have the confidence and skill to build on your own either from a kit or from plans.  No prior woodworking or boatbuilding experience required!

Boat project available for purchase at the end of each workshop.

Registration with Deposit required. Fee $895 each.

Limited to 6 students. Lunch Provided.

1-Day Fiberglassing Class – May & September

Each students will learn about epoxy and fiberglassing in all the stages of application in cedar strip boatbuilding construction, including creating filet, and applying bias cloth in a fiberglassing demonstration. Each student will experience individual instruction in fiberglassing so that you have the skill and confidence to create effective fillets, prep and fiberglass a boat including applying bias cloth successfully when building either from a kit or from plans. No prior woodworking or boatbuilding experience required!

Registration with Deposit required. Fee $175 each.

Limited to 10 students. Lunch Provided.

Individual Instruction Available upon request

We also offer private boatbuilding classes!  We have quietly provided private instruction to boat builders over the years.  This is growing more popular for individuals, couples, friends or families who are unable to attend one of our many hands-on boatbuilding workshops, or who simply desire the individual instruction of our professional boat builders!  Individuals, couples, families, clubs and groups of friends have enjoyed and benefited their personal experience with our 37 years of our boatbuilding!  

The tuition for the week long class is $3,200, for up to four students building one boat, in addition to the cost of the boat kit (with kit10% off!).  The tuition covers the facility, instructor, pre-class preparation, use of tools, and disposable supply costs. The kit cost covers all of the boatbuilding materials to build a complete boat. (Materials from the kit that is not used in class including items/supplies left over, will go home with the builder.)

2022 Schedule

March (dates) 2-Day Boatbuilding Workshop

April (dates) 6-Day Rowboat Building Workshop

May (dates) 2-Day Boatbuilding Workshop

May (dates) 1-Day Fiberglassing Class

June (dates) 6-Day Canoe Building Workshop

July (dates) 2-Day Boatbuilding Workshop

Aug. (dates) 6-Day Kayak building Workshop

Sept. (dates) 1-Day Fiberglassing Class

Oct. (dates) 2-Day Boatbuilding Workshop

For more information or to enroll, Call: 603-744-6872 or e-mail: info@newfound.com

We hope you join us!

Cedar Strip Boatbuilding Workshop

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