Nameboard Carving Workshop at Bethel Maritime Museum
Shipcarving is an old and honored art.
The addition of decorative carvings to vessels reached a peak in the 1600s and 1700s. The Bethel Maritime Musuem will host a shipcarving workshop taught by woodcarver Noel Justice. In this class participants will learn a brief history of shipcarving and to carve their own sample board using chisels and gouges. No experience necessary. All tools and materials will be provided.
The workshop is August 25th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is $40.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members.