Build a Wooden Paddle
Date & Time: April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
One event on April 27, 2019 at 1:00pm
One event on April 28, 2019 at 1:00pm
Class Fee: $120
Materials Fee: $20
Covers cost of materials for this class. Bring and pay directly to instructor.
Skill Level: No Experience Necessary
Build your own bent shaft canoe or paddle board (SUP) 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 1 weekend in April with 3 different class periods for a total of 7.5 hours: Friday, April 26: 6:30pm-8:30pm, Saturday, April 27: 1pm – 4:30pm, and Sunday, April 28: 1pm-3pm. Space is extremely limited, so register early! Only 4 participants per class.
16 and 17-year-old young persons are welcome to join this class – they must register separately and be accompanied by an adult also registered for the class. Adults who are interested in bringing a young partner (minimum age 10+) can register for the second class this weekend beginning April 26 at 4 – 6pm, see class list.
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!