Wooden Boat Building – 10 day Autumn Class

Duck Flat Wooden Boats in conjunction with Michael Storer Wooden Boat Plans will be running a 10 day boat building Autumn School.

April 16 to 26th at Goolwa on the Murray River – Adelaide Australia.

http://www.storerboatplans.com/Boatbuildingclass.html

This image is from the class in October last year.

For people who have never built anything before through to experienced woodworkers who want to build a boat for the first time.

The classes are not structured – as that would limit choice of projects severely. Instead there are around 15 boat plans that are considered suitable for the time and facilities available, though you can always ask if you have a pet project or part of a bigger project to do in that time and see if it is compatible.

You work at your own pace and have three (more or less) competant boatbuilders to make sure things don’t go too wrong.

In ten days it might be possible to just about finish a simple project or get a mid sized one to the stage where you can trailer it home to finish it using all the methods that you picked up during the class.

Please look at the webpage reference above for a bit more info then follow the link on that page to the Duckflat site to download the form.

Related Post

Back from the Duck Flat Summer School I was asked by the people at Duck Flat Wooden Boats whether I would be interested in teaching at their Spring School.It is their first one for a f...
Duck Flat Spring School 2007 The Spring School is underway. About 15 people, around 10 projects.A couple of days ago it was just a big empty space.Now there are boats sprouting e...
Photos from Goolwa Wooden Boat Show 2011 – looking forward to 20... I had a display at the Goolwa Wooden Boat Show in conjunction with Duck Flat and Boatcraft Pacific. It was truly excellent and we are all looking forw...
Helping out at the Duck Flat boatbuilding spring school. Duckflat and I have a long relationship and they often hire me for part of their Spring and Autumn School Program at their premises at Mt Barker, Adel...
Second interview up on FurledSails.com The first part was up last week.This week we talk about traditional vs modern sailtypes - everyone knows I am a fan of trad rigs because of their low ...
About boatmik
On the "round Australia trip" I found myself employed by a tiny business in Adelaide - Duck Flat Wooden Boats in Adelaide.It was an eye opener - It became clear that one could build a boat for a fraction of the cost of current racing boats.My ideas hinged around high performance, easy building, fun to sail and reasonably cheapToday Storer Boats are built in all countries and we have active groups on Facebook for the following groupsGoat Island Skiff Open Goose Storer Boat plans Really Simple Sails