There’s always something new to make and experience at The Center for Wooden Boats.
BUILD A BOAT
Experience the joys of partaking in hands-on craftmaking by building a wooden boat! Specialized courses guide students through each step - with expert craftsmen at the helm.
LEARN A NEW SKILL
It’s never too late to take that wood shop class you’ve always wanted. At CWB, a variety of woodworking opportunities are available to you.
In these week long classes students will be guided through the construction of one of the Chesapeake Light Craft kit boats.
Learn how to build your own skin-on-frame kayak, designed to fit your skill level and body type.
Learn all the steps of building a boat through this module-based Kitten Boatbuilding Project!
Handtools Only! Learn how to use planers to smooth a surface, chisel with precision, and become adept with a Japanese hand saw.
This beginning woodworking class is for anyone interested in learning how to use basic wood-working tools skillfully and safely.