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AFS: Build a Wee Lassie Canoe w/ Larry Benjamin

May 8, 2023 @ 8:30 am - May 13, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

$3000

11 days. 8:30am-5:30pm. Tuition $1600. Member Tuition $1500. Materials fee $1400. The original Wee Lassie was a lapstrake-built open cedar canoe made in 1863 by J. Henry Rushton of Canton, NY. Rushton was one of the most famous canoe builders of his era. George Washington Sears, who wrote of his adventures under his pen name of Nessmuk as he recorded his paddling adventures throughout the Adirondacks, popularized these small, finely crafted canoes. Come spend 11 wonderful days with master instructor Larry Benjamin building your own Wee Lassie. You will be guided through every step of the building process. Leave with a beautiful, lightweight canoe that handles well in the water. Open to all level of student. NOTE: Location: 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex, located on Rt. 9 in the Log Jam Outlets immediately behind the Log Jam Restaurant.

Details

Start:
May 8, 2023 @ 8:30 am
End:
May 13, 2023 @ 5:30 pm
Cost:
$3000
Event Category:
Website:
www.adirondackfolkschool.org

Venue

Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex
1746 U.S. 9
Lake George, NY 12845 United States

Organizer

Adirondack Folk School
Phone
5186962400
View Organizer Website