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Wooden Boatbuilding: Craft Career Course


This 2 year course is designed to instruct students in most aspects of wooden boatbuilding.  With adequate time to practice skills to become adept in fine wood working skills that can be applied to wooden boatbuilding or associated wood craft.  The course includes specific build tasks : 

  1. THE BOATBUILDER ’S TOOL CHEST

  2. STITCH AND GLUE PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION

  3. CLINKER DINGHY CONSTRUCTION

  4. CARVEL CONSTRUCTION

  5. MAST AND SPAR MAKING

  6. STRIP PLANKED CONSTRUCTION

  7. HERITAGE RESTORATION

  8. BOAT FINISHING

  9. WORKING IN PRODUCTIVE TEAMS

  10. PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR THE BOATYARD

Student training will be led by our lead instructor but will also include practical experience working on a range of restoration and new build projects that come into the boat shed.  A portfolio/digital diary of evidence of student work will be compiled throughout the course.  

For more information contact the Manager, Paul D’Olier on +61 3 6266 3586 or manager@woodenboatcentre.com

 

Earlier Event: November 5
Clinker Dinghy