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The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception. Over two evenings in the Boatshop, you’ll build a set of three nesting oval boxes using boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending. No experience is required; this class is a fantastic introduction to woodworking. Boxes are made from cherry and cedar, and all materials are provided. October 12 & 13, 5-8 pm December 7 & 8, 5-8pm Cost: $100 members, $120 nonmembers
Calling all future-captains and crew! Prepare for your future journeys by learning the importance of keeping a logbook to record your adventures. Take inspiration as you examine real logbooks from our museum collection and learn some bookmaking techniques to craft your own logbook from scratch.
Included with admission, start your visit to Maine Maritime Museum with a volunteer gallery docent to learn about the various paintings and artifacts on display, the relevance of maritime history and culture to the region, and what sets Maine Maritime Museum apart.
Experience what life in Bath was like during the Victorian era in the Donnell House, an 1892 shipyard owner’s home. As your tour the interior, docents will introduce you to the Donnells, one of Bath’s shipbuilding families. The house that stands today reflects the fortune that the family patriarch, William T. Donnell, made from his company. The interior of the home is set in period décor including numerous items that belonged to the family.
Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact email@example.com to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!