Please take a minute to read a letter from our board president, catch up on apprentice reflections, view new workshop projects, and learn about some facility updates here.
Please enjoy this beautiful and deeply thoughtful reflection by our apprentice En Sawyer ’19. Here at the Carpenter’s Boat Shop, there is a post-meal tradition of sharing an article, thought, video or activity for the community to chew, swallow and digest. Very early on in our apprenticeship year, Darin, our fearless boat restoration instructor, shared […]
Every year in one of our final weekly chapel times, the apprentices and staff share with one another our personal credos – what is it that we believe. What are the values and statements of purpose that we use to guide the words and actions of our lives. Here are two credos that were shared […]
One of the perks of our apprenticeship program is that the apprentices are welcomed and encouraged to make use of our workshops during their free time to work on their own personal projects. This year’s apprentice crew has been particularly productive and creative in their use of their personal shop time. Enjoy taking a look […]
Check out our winter newsletter featuring a word about appreciation from our Director Kim Hoare, an update from the Work Shop, and a photo essay of our apprentices’ personal projects. Enjoy!!
We have doubled the number of classes that we are offering this summer!! Registration is now OPEN! Just follow the links below to sign up for these exciting opportunities… Woodturning for Beginners -June 24-28 (1/2 days)Young People’s Woodworking (ages 10-14) – July 1-3 and 5Adirondack Chair Building – July 1-3 and 5Boat Building with Bobby […]
Thanks to a grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, our beloved Barn Chapel is currently undergoing its first restoration since being constructed in 1987. The restoration includes all new windows, overhangs added to all of its eaves, a new roof, chimney repairs, and cedar shingle siding replacement. This restoration will greatly increase the […]
After taking their first two weeks here to build their tool boxes and Shaker step stools, our apprentices have moved on to building their first boat! The crew of 10 has been divided into two groups of five with each group building a Monhegan Skiff. The hull of a boat is typically built upside down […]
If you read our website or see our sign out on Rt. 130/Bristol Road, you will notice that we are continually inviting people to come visit. Thus, from day to day here at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop, we never know who might come down Old County Road looking to join us for our daily weekday […]