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Wood Finishes: Varnish & Oil


  • Riverport Wooden Boat School workshop 86 Rondout Landing Kingston, NY, 12401 United States (map)

This special workshop is offered in conjunction with the sail freight schooner Apollonia, which will be at the museum's docks undergoing restoration work for several weeks in May, 2018.

his course will discuss the various techniques of wood finishing and will include hands-on experience with varnishing spars for the Apollonia using traditional schooner varnish, as well as finishing wood blocks by boiling them in linseed oil and oiling mast hoops with rosewood oil. 

Students who register for this course AND the Ropework course offered the same weekend will receive a discount. Contact education@hrmm.org for more information.

INSTRUCTOR: Brian Donahoe.

DATES: Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20, 2018
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM both days

PRICE: $190 for HRMM members (Household level & above), $225 for non-members.

LOCATION: Riverport Wooden Boat School workshop
86 Rondout Landing
ingston, NY 12401