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Half model making

Duration: 2 Days

Price: £200

Contact: Ben Wilde at Archipelago Folkschool

GalGael Trust
15 Fairley Street
G51 2SN

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

A great introduction to using hand tools in a purposeful way. Learn to shape timber by hand, through the production of your own beautiful half model of a boat. Before ships were designed on paper and computers, ideas were often sculpted by hand in 3D as a half hull. We’ll be creating complex hull shapes with planes, spokeshaves, drawknives and chisels. Everyone will leave with a model of their own.

The workshop tales place in GalGael's amazing workshop on Fairley Street in Glasgow. There is good parking and it's easily accessible by subway or bus from around Glasgow.

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What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. We'll also provide a simple vegetarian soup and bread for lunch, if you have any dietary requirements just let us know and we'll do our best.

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  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair friendly

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