Volunteers save a “Dippy” in Gravenhurst, Ontario
April 7, 2016 in Uncategorized
Have you ever wanted to restore a wooden boat, but lacked the resources, space and know-how to do it?
Take a cue from these volunteers in Gravenhurst, Ontario, who meet every Wednesday morning in a Gravenhurst Bay workshop to hone their woodworking and restoration skills. Currently on tap are a 1930s Disappearing Propeller Boat, as well as a Rice Lake and Peterborough Prospector canoe. Perhaps you’ll be inspired to contact the Antique and Classic Boat Society to set up your own group!
PS: One of the group owns the Dippy, but has promised access to it for group members.
Enjoy the photos and video below.