Category Boatbuilding
Boatbuilding

IYRS Graduates Strengthen U.S. America's Cup Challenger

  Image: IYRS graduate and American Magic boatbuilder James Allsopp (Annapolis, Md.) works at the team’s production facility in...
Boatbuilding

The Mystical Skill of Lofting

When you first get started in boat building a lot of things will be utterly foreign to you. Some methods...
Boatbuilding

Safety First!

Some of you may have heard, or maybe you know nothing of it, but there was a recent (minor) accident...
Boatbuilding

Half the Fun of Woodworking is Making Mistakes

"I think it's something you just move forward with. You cut it too short." He shrugged.  "You can just move...
Boatbuilding

Soul Plane

My decision to attend IYRS came to me like a period at the end of a sentence. As you read...
Boatbuilding

Team Turtle Return for a Second Year

Hey folks, Kate Preston here. I’m back for another year of keeping you wonderful readers in the loop about...
Boatbuilding

Tips From a (Future) Shipwright

By Jason Eldridge 1st Year Student Ambassador in the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRS “Well, that sounds…interesting” “What...
Boatbuilding

On soundtracks and the start of the second year

By Daniel Mollet 2nd Year Student Ambassador for the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRS. Paddling the Beetle Cat out...
Boatbuilding

Caulking, Priming, Painting, Varnishing

Hey folks! Welcome back to the IYRS Blog, thanks for checking in. I should start with an apology for not...
Boatbuilding

50 Days Till Launch Day: Kate Preston’s Boatbuilding Blog

Folks, let me start with an apology for not being very prompt with my blog posts. Life in Restoration Hall...
Boatbuilding

Courtesy of Boatbuilding & Restoration Student Ambassador Kate Preston, enjoy The Beetle Cat Half Modelnote: no sound
Boatbuilding

We’re busting open the doors for a big open house this Saturday in #NewportRI. If you have an interest...
Boatbuilding

Have You Ever Lived in a House With Wooden Doors?

By Kate Preston, Student Ambassador for the Boatbuilding & Restoration Program at IYRSI should start with Happy New Year folks!...
Boatbuilding

[gallery] First years students in the Boat Building program. Phil is cutting the transition rabbet in the foreground, while Ji...
Boatbuilding

[gallery] BBR first years are framing their Beetle Cats this week. #iyrs #boatbuilding #woodworking #framing #steambending
Boatbuilding

[gallery] Plank lines are being laid out on the second year BBR electric launch build. #iyrs #boatbuilding #woodworking (at IYRS)
Boatbuilding

Put Your Back(bone) Into It

By Kate Preston, Student Ambassador for Boatbuilding & RestorationHello folks, welcome back to the IYRS blog. I’d like to...
Boatbuilding

On Deconstruction

By Daniel Mollet, Boatbuilding & Restoration Student Ambassador“…this trace being related no less to what is called the future...
Boatbuilding

Tool Sharpening, Joinery & Woodworking Projects

By Kate Preston, IYRS Boatbuilding & Restoration Student AmbassadorNow I realize this may not be interesting for everyone, so if...
Boatbuilding

On Lofting and Muppets

By Daniel Mollet, IYRS Boatbuilding & Restoration StudentAllow me to begin with a brief tangent. They say there are two...
Boatbuilding

Introduction Kate Preston (and Allegheny), IYRS Student Ambassador

By Kate Preston, Boatbuilding & Restoration Student at IYRSI grew up in the mountains of West Virginia, in the highest...

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