Summer Monhegan Skiff Building with Bobby Ives, June 19th-23rd, 2023


This class is open to all, beginning and advanced woodworkers. The class will introduce students to the fundamentals of traditional boat building. Daily lectures will be given in tool use, sharpening, boat design, and wood technology. The class together will construct a traditional 9 1/2 foot Monhegan Island skiff. Come spend a week learning from the founder of The Carpenter’s Boat Shop, Bobby Ives!


  • Class tuition: $825
  • The class will begin at 8:30am and end at 4:30pm each day.
  • Please bring your own lunch.
  • $100 deposit required to register for a class.  Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the start of class. Participants are also welcome to pay in full at the time of registration.


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