Build a Wooden Paddle
Date & Time: May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on May 2, 2020 at 11:00 am
One event on May 3, 2020 at 11:00 am
Class Fee: $140.00
Materials Fee: $25
Covers cost of materials for this class. Bring and pay directly to instructor.
Skill Level: No experience necessary
If you have not been able to take this class yet – now is your chance! Limited space available! Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing.
This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 9 hours:
Saturday 5/2 – 11 AM – 2PM
Sunday 5/3 – 11 AM – 2PM
Space is extremely limited, so register early! Only 4 participants per class.
Want to share this experience with a younger friend or relative? Students 14 years old and older are welcome to join this class, with each participant working on their own paddle. Students aged 14-18 must be accompanied by an adult. Each student must register separately and pay the class fee.
Students to wear clothing that can get permanently stained/damaged.
Location: Marine on St. Croix, private location to be emailed to students prior to class.
General Age Policy:
All classes are for adults (18+) unless otherwise noted.
Be aware we may cancel 5 days before class date if a minimum number of registrations not reached. We work to balance teachers' need to plan for a class with students' busy schedules -- not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!