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IAP 2004 Activity

Zen and the Art of Boat Building
Reuben Smith - Tumblehome Boatshop
Mon-Fri, Jan 5-9, 12-16, 09am-05:30pm, N51-160

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 05-Jan-2004
Limited to 10 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Fee: 25.00 for Materials fee

Help MIT Museum celebrate our 5th "Nautical Skills" IAP course andbeautify the Charles River. The class will build an 11-foot lapstrake-plywood Shellback rowing/sailing dinghy from the designer's plans. This popular boat was designed by Joel White (Course XIII '54). These boats are a dream to row, easy to rig and great fun to sail. You can enjoy the fruit of your labor in the spring since the boat will join the MIT Nautical Association's fleet. The instructor is a highly experienced boat builder and well versed in "boat philosophy". You will appreciate the precision of fine hand tools and learn cool woodworking techniques. After completing the class you will have gained the skill and confidence to build this boat on your own. Co-sponsored by the Department of Architecture.
Contact: Kurt Hasselbalch, MIT Museum, x3-5942, kurt@mit.edu
Sponsor: MIT Museum
Latest update: 18-Nov-2003

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