Grapeview Point Boat Works

81 E Grapeview Point Rd + Allyn, WA 98524 + 360-277-9015 + boat_works@yahoo.com

Classes and Work Shops


We partner with the Gig Harbor BoatShop for our classes which are held at their facility. GHB members will receive a discount on class fees.

Half-Hull Model Workshop

Attend this full day session and learn how to build an 1/8 scale half hull model. We’ll cover everything you need to know from choosing a design and materials, to milling lumber, carving to shape and finishing. In this session you will make a model of a 16’ classic rowboat. Then with the skills you’ll learn – who knows?

Class size is limited to 10 persons.

Call 360-277-9015 or send an email to boat_works@yahoo.com for more information.


Click here to enroll.

This link takes you to the Gig Harbor BoatShop website

Students showing off their half hull models Students showing off their half hull models
Class Schedule 2014
Saturday, February 8
Saturday, May 31
Saturday, August 23

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with a break for lunch

$125, includes all materials

$100 for members of the Gig Harbor BoatShop

Location information and map at the bottom of the page

Making Wood Cleats

Attend this 2 hour workshop and you’ll learn to design and make wooden horn cleats, thumb cleats and more. We’ll design cleats, select wood, make patterns and shape cleats in various types and sizes. You’ll learn how to make practical beautiful cleats easily and inexpensively.

Class size is limited to 10 persons.

Call 360-277-9015 or send an email to boat_works@yahoo.com for more information.


Click here to enroll.

This link takes you to the Gig Harbor BoatShop website

Leathering Oars and Spars Students make several different types of wood cleats - horn cleats, thumb cleats, and jam cleats.
Class Schedule 2014
Saturday, April 12

9:00 AM – 11:00 PM

$35, includes all materials

$25 for members of the Gig Harbor BoatShop

Location information and map at the bottom of the page

Leathering Oars and Spars

Leather has many uses aboard boats. It makes an excellent cushion, prevents chafe and provides insulation. Join us for a 4 hour workshop and we will introduce you to putting leather to work on your boat. We will cover leathering oars, spars mooring lines and more. You will learn what simple tools are required, what materials to use and how to measure and pattern the leather.

Class size is limited to 10 persons.

Call 360-277-9015 or send an email to boat_works@yahoo.com for more information.


Click here to enroll.

Leathering Oars and Spars Leathering oars and spars
Class Schedule 2014
Saturday, April 12

12:00 noon – 4:00 PM

$75, includes all materials

$65 for members of the Gig Harbor BoatShop

Location information and map at the bottom of the page

All workshops and classes are held at the
Gig Harbor BoatShop
3805 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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