2017 Classes


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Build your own Fox Double Paddle Canoe

with Bill Thomas

WHEN: TBD Spring 2018

Cost: Tuition $750 (10% discount for Lowell’s Boat Shop Members)

The cost for the kit is $1300 for both members and non-members (no member discount). 

Total class cost:  Non Member: $2050    Member: $1,975

a $500 non-refundable deposit is required at sign up, upon registering, students are required to call or stop at Lowell’s to make a deposit (this avoids unnecessary fees).  A minimum of three students is required to run this class, we reserve the right to cancel the class for under-enrollment.

This six day class offered over two consecutive three day weekends (November 3-5 and 10-12) will be taught by the boat’s designer Bill Thomas. Students will each have an assembled boat, ready for final sanding and finishing at the end of the class.

We’ll start our class Friday morning at 8:30 pm with a brief orientation and overview of the class. We’ll
work until about 6:00 each evening. Sunday  we should finish early in the afternoon. Family built boats or builders with partners are welcome.

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This course is designed for the complete novice.  The goal of the course is to familiarize those who have little to no experience with tools with their proper use; drills, drivers, hammers, chisels, etc.  This course will help you choose which tools to use for projects around the house and how to use them properly.  The 6 hour course runs 2 nights from 5-8 pm.

Dates TBD

Cost: $100