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Sailmaking with Morrie Ellison

SailmakingJoin Morrie Ellison, a local sail maker of 40 years, as he walks participants thru taking measurements off the newly constructed birds mouth spar and the 11’7″ cat boat, to create a working rig.

This two day workshop will provide hands on experience making a small sail.

Participants will layout sail dimensions adding the necessary sail shape, cut and sew panels while setting grommets at the head, tack and clew.

Cost is $45/CBMM member, or $55/non-member, with limited space and advanced registration to afad@cbmm.org or 410-745-4980

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Open Boatshop

September 14
5:30-8:30pm

$30 CBMM members and $40 non-members
Registration required to 410-745-4980 or afad@cbmm.org

Have an idea for a woodworking project but just don’t know where to start or perhaps don’t have the tools you need? Come to the Boatshop to work on these projects under the guidance one of CBMM’s experienced shipwrights.

CBMM offers women’s woodworking November 3-5, 11-12

(ST MICHAELS, MD – September 6, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a women-only intermediate woodworking class in its boatshop from Friday, November 3, through Sunday, November 5, and Saturday, November 11, through Sunday, November 12, from 10am to 4pm each day. Participants should plan to attend all five sessions.

Led by Boatyard Programs Manager Jennifer Kuhn, this woodworking opportunity will teach participants to build a stool, focusing on the importance of layout and good joinery, while deepening their understanding of woodworking. Basic tools and materials are provided. Prior woodworking experience is required, with class size limited and advanced registration needed at bit.ly/CBMMBoatshopPrograms.

The cost for this five-day workshop is $250 for CBMM members or $275 for non-members. Participants must be 16 years of age or older, unless accompanied by an adult. For more details, contact Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or afad@cbmm.org.

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CBMM is hosting an intermediate women’s woodworking class this November. Led by Boatyard Programs Manager Jenn Kuhn, this course will teach participants to build a stool, focusing on the importance of layout and good joinery, while deepening their understanding of woodworking. To register, go to bit.ly/CBMMBoatshopPrograms.

Learn woodworking at CBMM this fall

(ST MICHAELS, MD – September 5, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is inviting experienced and novice woodworkers to its Open Boatshop program on Sept. 14, Oct. 11, Nov. 15 and Dec. 6. The program runs from 5:30-8:30 pm., with class size limited and advanced registration needed.

The program invites members of the public to CBMM’s boatyard to work on a small woodworking project of their own, or to bring ideas and seek advice on a future project.

Participants will gain the advice and guidance of an experienced shipwright and woodworker, along with assistance with CBMM’s machinery and tools, plans, measurements and the execution of their small-scale project. Projects can include plans for a small holiday gift, frames, furniture, models, artwork and more.

The Open Boatshop program is $30 per session for CBMM members, or $40 per session for non-members. Participants must be 16 or older, unless accompanied by an adult. To register or for more information, contact CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or afad@cbmm.org.

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Beginning Thursday, Sept. 14, and continuing on select dates through December, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is opening its boatshop for novice and experienced woodworkers to gain advice and assistance on their small-scale woodworking projects. The program takes place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a per session price of $30 for CBMM members and $40 for non-members. Participation is limited, with advanced registrations needed by contacting CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jenn Kuhn at 410-745-4980 or afad@cbmm.org.

CBMM invites families to boatshop program

(ST. MICHAELS, MD – August 24, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering three sessions of its Family Boatshop program this fall. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed.

Held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, September 23, October 21, and November 18, CBMM invites families to join shipwrights in the boatshop for a woodworking project. Projects vary from steam bending wood to making cutting boards or helping to build a wooden boat.

The program is limited to children 10 years of age and older, who must be accompanied by an adult. The cost to participate is $45 per participant, per session for CBMM members, and $55 per participant, per session for non-members, with registration at bit.ly/CBMM_FamilyBoatshop.

Scholarships are available for participants in the Talbot Mentors program.

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor.

From now through 2018, museum guests can see the log-hull restoration of the 1889 log-hull bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood, with more information at ednalockwood.org. For more information about CBMM, visit cbmm.org.

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is hosting three sessions of its Family Boatshop program beginning on Saturday, September 23. The program gives guests the opportunity to join shipwrights on various boatbuilding projects. Registration is required to bit.ly/CBMM_FamilyBoatshop.

CBMM to host four-day Timber Framing Workshop

9/18/17 UPDATE – This program is now full.

(ST MICHAELS, MD – August 14, 2017) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will host a four-day Timber Framing Workshop this fall, running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, September 28, to Sunday, October 1.

In this workshop, participants will learn about the age-old building process of timber framing, help layout the building plan, and create all the needed mortise and tenons using hand tools.

Instructor Grigg Mullen got involved in timber framing in 1994 as a craftsman, engineer, rigger and event organizer. Since then, he has worked on numerous projects both in the U.S. and U.K. He joined the Timber Framers Guild in 1994, served three terms on the TFG board of directors, and is a founding and ongoing member of the Timber Framing Engineering Council. As a professor of civil engineering at Virginia Military Institute, Mullen has lead more than 30 volunteer community service projects with students and community volunteers.

This cost for this workshop is $275 for CBMM members and $325 for nonmembers. Space is limited, and registration required to bit.ly/CBMM_Timberframing17. To learn about other workshops and events at CBMM, visit cbmm.org.

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Participants in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s fall Timber Framing Workshop will learn about the age-old process and help layout a plan for construction of a building, like the one pictured here. Space is limited, and registration required to bit.ly/CBMM_Timberframing17.

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Participants in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s fall Timber Framing Workshop will learn about the age-old process and help layout a plan for construction of a building, all using hand tools. Space is limited, and registration required to bit.ly/CBMM_Timberframing17.

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CBMM invites families to boatshop program

cbmm_familyboatshop2016(ST MICHAELS, MD – November 10, 2016) The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering four sessions of its Family Boatshop program this winter. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed.

Held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays, November 26, December 17, January 21, and cbmm_pintail_boatshopFebruary 25, CBMM invites families to join shipwrights in the boatshop for an experience helping to build a wooden boat. Work includes helping to complete Pintail—a 25’ draketail currently under construction—or working on a canoe restoration, or helping with a new build in 2017.

The program is limited to adults and children 10 years of age and older, who must be accompanied by an adult. The cost to participate is $45 per participant, per session for CBMM members, and $55 per participant, per session for non-members, with registration available here.

Established in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a world-class maritime museum dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and people of the entire Chesapeake Bay, with the values of relevancy, authenticity, and stewardship guiding its mission. Serving nearly 70,000 guests each year, CBMM’s campus includes a floating fleet of historic boats and 12 exhibition buildings, situated in a park-like, waterfront setting along the Miles River and St Michaels harbor.

From now through 2018, museum guests can see the log-hull restoration of the 1889 log-hull bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood, with more information at ednalockwood.org. For more information about CBMM, visit cbmm.org.

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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is hosting four sessions of its Family Boatshop program beginning on Saturday, November 26. The program gives guests the opportunity to join shipwrights on various boatbuilding projects. Registration is required, by contacting 410-745-4941 or aspeight@cbmm.org.

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Pintail
, a 25’ draketail under construction at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, is one of the projects families will be able to help with during the winter Family Boatshop sessions in St. Michaels, Md. The program runs on select Saturdays, beginning November 26, with more at cbmm.org.