I hear, I forget. I see, I remember. I do, I understand! - Confucius
Laughing Loon Studio presents the next video in a series of instructional videos
Laughing Loon Strip Building Classes
Laughing Loon will offer the following wood strip boat building classes taught by Rob Macks, the owner/designer/builder at Laughing Loon.
Classes will be small. A Wee Robbie canoe will be under construction and construction will start on a new boat. The two day, 14 hours of classes, will be an overview of strip building with hands on work.
Weekend Workshops, start Saturday morning and end Sunday afternoon, to allow easy participation and convenient travel time.
Class size will be limited to 6 to 8 people. Class members may choose to focus instruction on areas of special interest.
May - Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th - Closed
June - Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th - Closed
July - Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th - Closed
Sept - Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th
October - Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th
The Instructor for all Classes
Rob's wide ranging experience includes an MFA in sculptor, and professional work as jeweler, draftsman, cabinet maker, photographer, designer, writer, woodworker and college professor.
Rob has built over 100 boats. Rob's current strip building techniques have simplified and streamlined strip building into clear, straight forward, easy to learn steps. In 1987 Rob first used the "Laughing Loon" name for the whitewater paddles he made for his own use.
In 1991 Rob established his boat building business, Laughing Loon Custom Canoes and Kayaks. He was the first to offer wood strip sea kayak plans and finished sea kayaks. His sea kayak plans and techniques have set the standard for builders since then.
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