Boat Building Workshop – Keel Mold and Keel

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Date(s) - 03/31/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Finger Lakes Boating Museum


In March, the FLBM is offering three of a series of seventeen workshops devoted to building a traditional round bottom, oak ribbed, carvel planked row boat.

March 31 – Keel Mold and Keel– From the lofting, a mold will be made to match the profile of the keel and fastened to the strongback. Again from the lofting, the keel will be made of oak and fastened to the keel mold.

Preregistration is required by one week prior to the workshop date. You can register by calling the Museum at 607-569-2222 or e-mailing

Workshop fees are $35 for nonmembers, $30 for museum members and $25 for each accompanying family member.