Woodworking for the One Percent: Toboggan Building Getaway

By Bill Esler | Posted: 10/26/2013 3:42PM


  “Toboggan Building 101″ is a two-night getaway package at the  includes a weekend of toboggan building at the Apprenticeshop, a boatbuilding school in Rockland, ME.

The weekend includes two days of instruction in basic techniques of bending, sanding, finishing and fastening to form the toboggan, classic runnerless sleds typically built of maple, oak or willow.

Toboggan builders, whose package may also include a Chef’s five-course tasting menu and sumptuous breakfast, may want to return for more extensive classes in boatbuilding, or woodworking and joinery fundamentals.

Toboggan Building 101 runs at the Apprenticeshop on Saturday – Sundays, November 2-3, December 7-8, January 4-5, (2014), from $745.


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Bill Esler, Woodworking Network, WMS

Bill Esler

Bill Esler, Editorial Director, Woodworking Network Bill is responsible for overall content at WoodworkingNetwork.com Woodworking Network magazine, and related newsletters. Bill also manages event programs for Woodworking Network Live conferences at the Woodworking Machinery & Supplies Expo in Toronto and Cabinets & Closets Expo. He developing audience engagement programs using custom digital printing, live lead-generating events, custom websites, and custom digital and print content. Read Bill Esler's woodworking blogs. He can be reached at besler@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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