HOWB 174 – Interview | Bruce Blatchley, Contemporary Boatbuilding Instructor at NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding

by admin on May 21, 2015


Today’s podcast is an interview with Bruce Blatchley of the NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, WA.

Bruce is the lead instructor for the contemporary boatbuilding building program which includes stitch and glue, cold molded, glued plywood lapstrake among other methods. Bruce and I discuss several the current school projects (boats in progress) and what contemporary building is all about.

Click on the green player button above to listen to the full interview.

Here’s some pics to enjoy!

Boat school students hard at work.

Boat school students hard at work.

Painting a large row/sail boat.

Painting a 19 1/2′  row/sail boat.

Thanks for doing the interview Bruce.  I wish you the best with all your future endeavors!

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