Boat Shop News

The Carpenter’s Boat Shop is looking for a New Executive Director


The Board of Director’s has set up a search committee to look for a new Executive Director. A successful candidate for this position will have excellent interpersonal skills, a background in community building, and proven management/financial skills.  This position includes; housing, meals, health insurance and pension benefits.  For more information visit the NEWS – EMPLOYMENT […]

Apprentice End of the Year Reflection

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 […]

Summer 2019 Class Schedule Posted

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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 […]

A Facelift for our Barn Chapel

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 […]