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Paddle Making Weekend


Join us as expert boat maker and paddle craftsman Pat Smith teaches us how to make a paddle with the use of the tried and true method using spokeshaves, planers, and good ol' fashioned muscle.  A wonderful weekend experience in which you'll learn the art of making paddles by hand, and you will bring your crafted paddle home with you!  (Paddles will need to be sealed after the weekend workshop - and Pat will teach us how to do that.)

All-inclusive cost for adults and youth ages 13 & up: $495 per person (2 nights lodging, all meals, paddle blank for class, all tools/materials, and all instruction).  Participants will bring paddles home to varnish on their own.

For more information about our instructor Pat Smith, please view his webpage.

Call to register:  518-796-5823 (Nov-April): or 315-354-5311 x1021 (May-Oct).

Earlier Event: August 31
Packbasket Making Weekend
Later Event: August 31
Simply Sagamore Weekend