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Shutter Plank Party Time-Lapse Video

Shutter Plank Party Time Lapse

Here is a Shutter Plank party webcam time-lapse:

Over 300 friends attended our Shutter Plank Party!

It was a night for celebrating, hammering in the last plank of the new gundalow, and a little bit of whiskey too! The Portsmouth Patch captured part of the celebrations on video here. Seaport Fish provided supreme chowder, fishcakes and oysters. Smuttynose Brewery had over six flavors of locally-made beer. Marshall Tent donated a nice pavilion to keep us dry, and Infinite Imaging helped create great signage. Music was provided by Jeff Murdock and Ramona Connelly. A whiskey or shutter plank is the last plank, which needs to be put in place to finish a ship’s hull. The Shutter Plank Party […]

The New Gundalow Video

Why we need your help to build a new gundalow: Video Credit: Rock Maple Productions

Volunteer Educators Needed

Volunteer educators are needed on the gundalow week-day mornings beginning September 12. Enjoy the beauty of the estuary while working with elementary school students during the Great Bay Discovery Center’s Cultural History Programs. The first training session is Thursday, September 8 at 9:30 AM. RSVP: bmaurer@gundalow.org

The new gundalow being built featured on NH Chronicle!

Watch Jennifer Crompton cover the new gundalow under construction on WMUR Channel 9 NH Chronicle that aired on August 10:  Click here to watch. (Video Courtesy of WMUR-TV.)

Gundalow Plank

This video shows how oak planks are steamed and bent onto the frame.

Making Trunnels

What is a Trunnel? What is a Gundalow?

What’s a trunnel? What’s a gundalow? How many trunnels does a gundalow need?

Visit the new gundalow under construction!

Join us on Puddle Dock at Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth and see a working shipyard in progress. Tours of the shipyard are available with paid admission to Strawbery Banke, seven days a week, 10am to 5pm. Video of our boat builders hard at work…

New Gundalow Tool Shed

Portsmouth HS Architecture Class builds tool shed for the new gundalow

This video is about the Portsmouth High School students who built a tool shed for the building site of the new gundalow on the grounds of Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH.

Gundalow Rig-Up April 30th 2011

Thanks to all the new friends and volunteers who helped get the Captain Edward H. Adams Rig Up!

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