Heritage Festival open days

If you have a moment or two this weekend pop along and say hi, We are open as part of the Auckland Heritage festival. Sat, Sun, Mon 10.00 am - 2.00pm Bring your kids along and perhaps they could build a little toy boat of their own! We have a bunch of toy boat kitsets ready to go. plus some lots of other ...

Very enjoyable Veneering course today

Many thanks to Warren Howard for sharing just a small part of his enormous skill with us today. It was great to be able to dive right in and start making something with helpful guidance to correct our little whoopsies! Everyone managed to finish their sample boards and had something to take home, along with many new skills ...

New Courses announced !

Make sure you check out our new courses just announced. These include: Veneering, Inlay & Marquetry Ribbing, Steam bending and replacing Ribs. Clinker planking. fitting new or replacing old planks. Tuesday Workshop days more Essential skills dates. For more information or to enrol checkout our All ...

Essential skills course 28/29 April

Still a couple of places available for this very popular course by John Welsford. This is a two day course and will cover a range of essential skills including: Introduction to epoxy resin and glue systems Gluing and Fibre glassing plywood Sharpening common hand tools Selection and use of power tools ...

Three New Courses Announced

Three new courses are now available for signup, including: Clinker Dinghy Planking Course w Alan Hooper Essential Skills for the Beginner Boat Builder  w John Wellsford Ribbing with Alan ...