Wood Summer Session 3
June 19–July 1
Building a Skin-on-Frame Canoe
Using basic woodworking techniques, each student will build their own single-person canoe. This workshop will focus on the skin-on-frame methods of boat building, borrowing from diverse water-craft traditions such as Aleut ikyak or baidarkas, British Isle coracles and curracks, and Inuit qujaq. We’ll mix modern materials and age-old traditions to build beautiful, durable, and lightweight boats. If time permits, we’ll also make double-blade paddles and water test our craft. All levels.
NOTE: The estimated materials cost for this workshop is $340 per student.
Studio artist, honors faculty fellow at East Carolina University School of Art and Design (NC).