Kayak Building Workshops Throughout The Year ......
.....but because not
everyone can tailor their schedules as they please, we have designed
several course options that will enable you to participate in our
workshops and do so within a time frame that suits your own schedule.
Workshop" - working side by-side with
the instructor and other students, you will learn the methods and techniques that are required to
build a wood strip kayak or canoe. Everything
- from building and setting up the strongback, milling and
installing the strips, fiberglassing the hull, and adding the finishing
touches - will be demonstrated. At the end of the workshop the kayak
will be offered to one of the students for the cost of materials.
You will walk away from this workshop with knowledge of all the tips and techniques required to build your own woodstrip
This course lasts 7 days.
Workshop" - by using
one of our pre-built wood strip hulls, you can come away from this
workshop with your own kayak in hand! You will build the deck of
your kayak utilizing the same techniques we used to pre-build your
hull. Taking advantage of this option will allow you to build and
walk away with your own kayak in 10 working days. You must sign up
for this class 30 days prior to your estimated arrival - this
allows us time to build your hull and have it ready for you once
recognizing that not everyone can set aside a full 7 to 12 day
time period to attend one of our other workshops, we have designed
a program that will allow you to set your own kayak building
schedule - work at your own pace and at the times of your
choosing. We will supply all of the workshop space, tools,
materials, and instruction. You simply show up whenever you wish -
anytime from 9am - 9pm Monday through Friday (weekends
Additionally, you can cut your build time nearly in half if you allow us to pre-build your hull for you -
however, the deck is still your
Note: you are allotted 3 months for your project - special
arrangements must be made if your project
extends beyond this.
Sunday, November 5
This class will be taught at the
Redfish shop in Port
Cost - $900
Ongoing at the Redfish Shop in
Port Townsend, Washington
Cost - $4000 ($4500 pre-built hull option)
5-11. This class will be taught at the
Redfish shop in Port
Cost - $4500
Call or e-mail me for more information about these classes.