Category Archives: Woodworking

A Personal Experience: A 1952 Journey Inspiring a New Generation

When looking around for boat building schools two years ago, I chose NWSWB because of an article I saw on the website about the Felicity Ann restoration. I was impressed that the school was able to bring in such an … Continue reading

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A Little Progress Everyday Adds Up to BIG Results

Hello from the Hammond shop for our final update on Felicity Ann‘s restoration for Summer 2015! The last month of the quarter was a big one for the FA team. Two more students joined the project so we were able to … Continue reading

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Boatbuilding = Mutlitasking for Multiple Projects

This week in the Hammond shop, the Felicity Ann crew has been working on a number of projects. At the start of this week we were all separated into different projects, Jo has been working on center line blocking, John … Continue reading

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A Story of Planks and Sawzalls

From the beginning of January to the middle of March, we made a lot of progress on the Felicity Ann. To start off the project we had to take apart a few things. It was small and easy things at … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Waldorf Class

What a beautiful day out on the water. The fog cleared off late morning, and we were able to take half of our Wednesday boat building class out on the water to appreciate the wooden boats they’ve been working so … Continue reading

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Spring Up-Date

  Spring is in full swing and the end of the school year just around the corner.   Action is hot on our two main projects. Epic our new voyaging boat is entering it’s final phase: sails, rigging, oars and … Continue reading

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Fall 2013

Exciting things are happening once again in Upper Lower Hadlock! Marci Vancleve… … is this year’s recipient of the Wooden Boat Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement in Wooden Boat Community Spirit and Culture! Our main liaison to the local school … Continue reading

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