Welcome to the Heritage Boat Shop, a vibrant community space where craftsmanship, creativity, and education converge. Nestled in the heart of Tacoma's downtown working waterfront, our wooden boat shop welcomes enthusiasts of all skill levels to explore the art of woodworking.
We offer a wide variety of classes to the public, led by experienced artisans and instructors. Our course offerings range from family craft events to intro-level adult woodworking, to advanced boatbuilding and marine technology. Join us to preserve Tacoma's rich maritime history, and discover the joy of woodworking!
~ A special thanks to our team of dedicated volunteers who make our work possible.
In this four-week series, work on your own project of your choosing, using our state-of-the-art woodshop. Receive guidance and supervision from industry professionals.
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Join us on Tuesday evenings in this three-week series to learn the essential skills of carving, offsets, and lofting your own half-hull boat model.