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Saturday, 10 December 2016

The second apprentice continuing to shape the handle of his paddle

The second apprentice learning to use hand tools as chisels to shape the shaft of his paddle


Carefully using a paring chisel to continue to shape the shaft of the paddle near to where the blades are going to be glued on to the shaft to continue the next stage of the making of the paddle.


How the shaft of the paddle started 


Now getting closer to the finished shape


Now sanding the the final high spots off the shaft 


As a company we employ disable young people to help them achieve their goals of becoming boat builders as we find they practical talents which would otherwise be lost.

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