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Lowell's Boat Shop — Since 1793
2015–2016 Apprentice Program

Lowell’s Boat Shop is seeking high school students for the 2015-2016 apprentice program.

Apprentices will learn the art of traditional wooden boat building under the guidance of Executive Director Graham McKay.

Contact Lowell’s Boat Shop for details and an application package.


Fall 2015 Boatbuilding Class

Build a 14’7” Fox Double Paddle Canoe with Bill Thomas
September 25-27 & October 2-4

Fox is a decked double paddle canoe, a boat intended for protected waters along the coast and for mountain lakes. With an 80” long cockpit, Fox is a grand boat for hunting, fishing and tripping with a dog or young child seated forward of the paddler.

Each student will have a completed boat.

The tuition is $750 with a 10% discount for Lowell's Boat Shop Members.
The cost for the kit is $1225 for both members and non-members (no member discount).

Click here to enroll.


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New Youth and Adult programs for 2015 at Lowell's Boat Shop!

These include new spring after school youth programs! Sign-up soon to reserve your space in these popular classes!


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Lowell's Boatshop on PBS' Craft in America
(The LBS section starts at 16 minutes 25 seconds.)

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