Scheduled Courses at The Grove Woodworking School. Teaching boat interiors, cabinetry, into to woodworking, carving, deck hatches, door-making, finishing, lofting, planking and caulking. Gabriola Island, British Columbia.
2020 Courses / Workshops
KNIFE MAKING, May 6-8, 3 days, $450
INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING - WOMEN ONLY May 11-15, 5 days, $850
BUILDING DRIFTWOOD FURNITURE May 20-22, 3 days, $450
HULL PLANKING & CAULKING May 25-29, 5 days, $850
MARINE VARNISHING & FINISHING Jun 1-3, 3 days, $450
STRETCHING ART CANVAS June 5, 1 day, $150
BUILD YOUR OWN KAYAK, Price includes taking home your own Kayak June 8-13, 6 days, $1,900 Note: Kayak class must be pre-booked at least 2 months in advance of program start date
WOODEN BLOCK & PULLEY, MAKE A HANDY BILLY June 17-19, 3 days, $450
INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING - WOMEN ONLY June 22-26, 5 days, $850
HALF HULL MODEL BUILDING June 29 - July 2, 4 days, $700
TINY HOME INTERIORS & SHIP CABINETRY July 6-10, 5 days, $850
DECK HATCH BUILDING July 13-17, 5 days, $850
CARVING INTRODUCTION, FOR MARINE OR RESIDENTIAL July 22-24, 3 days, $450
DOOR MAKING, FOR MARINE OR RESIDENTIAL July 27-31, 5 days, $850
DRIFTWOOD FURNITURE BUILDING August 3-7, 3 days, $450
INTRODUCTION TO WOODWORKING, COED August 10-14, 5 days, $850
HOW TO LOFT A BOAT HULL, This class is an on demand program and either taught one on one or as a scheduled group class; contact the school for more details. by the hour or a structured 5 days, $850
ONE ON ONE TEACHING/LEARNING Can schedule A time all year round
GROUP TEACHING/LEARNING, TEAM BUILDING, Schedule a class with 3 or more students: (Friends, Family or Group) can schedule a time all year round.
All courses run 8 hours daily.
Classes are kept small to allow for better one-on-one instruction. I recommend that you sign up early due to these small class sizes, in order to secure your spot.
There will be some extra evening and weekend courses, workshops and lectures offered. If they run they will be posted on the school website, news letter and Facebook page.
Half or full day potential workshops being considered:
Sail care, washing and small repairs
Splicing rope, three strand and double braid
Forge and metal work
How to use Sketch up
Sharpening and Tool Making
Should you have strong interest in any of those programs, please let us know, so we can consider including those to the existing schedule or planning a separate workshop.
We also offer programs for Groups, Company team development or Family get-togethers, which can be developed and run outside the regular program schedule.