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Frames on demand

    View this post on Instagram   They’re spoiling us down here! Needed some green celery top pine for frames…so we headed to Dave Golding’s mill and he ripped a batch up! Thanks Dave! #haven12 #nwswb #notasawstop A post shared by Sean (@koomenzoo) on Dec 23, 2018 at 1:53am PST

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Save the Ajax Cafe, Grow the Boat School   Exciting news! The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has an opportunity to expand our campus while also supporting the re-opening of our neighborhood Cafe. As you may know, the Ajax Cafe and the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding have been cornerstones of our community for over 36…

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Join the Celebration at 3rd Annual Gala & Fundraiser

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding delivers a quality education that is effective and unique — old-world craftmanship relevant to today’s workplace. We’re going strong after 36 years and it’s time to celebrate! We invite you to attend the Boat School’s 3rd Annual Gala & Fundraiser ‘Building on Tradition’ April 22, 2017 at the Northwest Maritime…

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Thank you First Federal!

A BIG, HUGE thank you from our board and staff to our friends at First Federal Bank on their sponsorship for our 2nd Annual Gala & Fundraiser June 18, 2016! It’s not too late to get involved! To learn more about the big night, visit www.nwswb.edu/gala!

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Viking boat-building techniques taught on Peninsula

Check out the Peninsula Daily News article that highlights the workshop at the Boat School From the Forest to the Sea: 11th Century Norse Boatbuilding taught by renowned boatbuilder Jay Smith hosted at the School. The workshop will introduced participants to 11th Century Boatbuilding including the technology of the period, methods of construction, and the many…

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Week 22: Halfway There…

Life is one of those finicky calendar problems. I am never quite sure where I’m at on the schedule. Is this the halfway point or just another birthday to be recorded in a writer’s diary? Fortunately, all schools come with clearly denoted start and stop points. It seems someone figured out students reach a point upon…

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Splash!

The Herreshoff Pram from instructor Leigh O’Connor’s class splashed! Congrats! “My students just finished up this Herreshoff pram last week. We launched it yesterday and had a nice day on the water. This is just one of four boats my class will be completing over a six month period.” – Leigh O’ Connor

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Filson Strikes Again!

Congrats to Haven Boatworks, LLC for their feature on the Filson March 2016 catalog. We spyed four NWSWB graduates from the classes of 2002, 2005,  2009, and 2012. Check out the catalog HERE and more about Haven Boatworks and the shoot HERE.  

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