WORKSHOP: Make a Canoe Paddle

Thursday 23 & Friday 24 August 2018

During this two-day course with award-winning boat builder Colin Henwood, you will learn how to shape a single canoe paddle from Ash using traditional skills and tools.

Take home a unique and usable canoe paddle ready for a varnish or an oil finish. Tools and materials included. No experience necessary. Places are limited to 8, so please book early!

Master craftsman and boatbuilder Colin Henwood has over 40 years experience building and restoring wooden boats. He founded the boatyard, Henwood and Dean Boatbuilders, in 1982 specialising in restoring and building wooden Thames launches. The boatyard received many awards in the UK and abroad, and in 2014 Colin was awarded Maker of the Year by the Heritage Crafts Association.

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