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 […]
Why we need your help to build a new gundalow: Video Credit: Rock Maple Productions
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: email@example.com
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.)
This video shows how oak planks are steamed and bent onto the frame.
What’s a trunnel? What’s a gundalow? How many trunnels does a gundalow need?
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…
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.
Thanks to all the new friends and volunteers who helped get the Captain Edward H. Adams Rig Up!
More Than a Drop in a Bucket: Gundalow Company Awarded RBC Blue Water Project™ Community Action Grant The Gundalow Company was awarded a $5,000 grant on behalf of the RBC Blue Water Project™, a water stewardship program from the Royal Bank of Canada. The Gundalow Company will use the funding to support our 2011 “Contemporary Coastal Issues” events. Designed to engage the public in understanding current threats to our watersheds, these events provide activities that will reduce negative impact on our rivers, bays and watersheds. The RBC Blue Water Project™ is a wide-ranging, multi-year program to help foster a culture […]