Shop Night Archives – TotalBoat

TotalBoat Tips Videos for Project Success

The TotalBoat team has been busy working on videos loaded with tips to help you succeed with your projects when you’re baffled by unforeseen setbacks. It’s easy to feel stumped when things aren’t going exactly as planned, so we’ve hit up our Tech Team to feed us their most commonly asked questions so that we … Read More

Jackman’s Wavy Segmented Bowl (with Epoxy!)

It was fun to entertain our newest TotalBoat Ambassador, Paul Jackman. Paul was doing a New England tour, visiting his old stomping grounds of Rhode Island, and stopping off to see Grandma and some nearby family. We convinced Paul to join us for our weekly Shop Night and told him to invite some fellow makers – … Read More

Boatbuilding at the TotalBoat Workshop on Live Shop Cam

It’s been a while since we have had something worth showing you from our Live Webcam in the TotalBoat Workshop. But since you were all so riveted by the Vela Restoration that we did a few years ago in the workshop, we thought you might like to see what we’re up to now – like … Read More

A TotalBoat Holiday – Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Twas the last Shop Night before Christmas, and all through the shop The sanders were spinning, the chop saw went “chop,” Crafty ornaments were made by the people with care, with Wet Edge paint here, and some varnish on there. Chuck’s slapping coats on his tired old oars, Eric’s adding shelving and neatening drawers. Ozzie … Read More

Welcome Back to Shop Night!

    The weather here in New England is finally indicating that it’s fall after a long, perfect summer, well into this first full week of November. With fall comes the hauling of boats and the arrival of Shop Night once again. The work lists are being tweaked and winter projects await almost every boat … Read More

The TotalBoat Workshop: Our Winter Boat Projects

As the sun sets later and the breeze gets warmer, the hustle in the TotalBoat Workshop is a bit more frantic. As an owner of many boats I can attest to the comfort that accompanies access to the well appointed TotalBoat Workshop. Availability of the best tools and supplies for any and every job that needs … Read More

TotalBoat Mini Boat Show – Boat Restorations and New Builds

We had our best Tent Sale ever last Saturday, thanks, in large part, to Louis Sauzedde and the TotalBoat Work Skiff. Our distinguished guests drew a record crowd AND the police stopped by, wondering what we were giving away at this end of town. You know it’s a good party when the cops come – and it … Read More