Boatbuilding

Adirondack Guide Boats
Vermont-based maker of wooden and Kevlar boats; site includes galleries and videos

Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding
This Sausalito, California, school offers classes and an apprenticeship program in boatbuilding and related skills

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding
A boatbuilding school specializing in traditional boatbuilding methods

Wooden Boat
Bimonthly publication for owners, builders, and designers of wooden boats 
  

Carving

Carving Magazine
Carving magazine, an instructional guide for woodcarvers of all skill levels; website offers a free project online, with instructions and a pattern
 

  

Classic Carving Patterns
Online designs and patterns by Taunton book author Lora S. Irish, for wood carving, wood burning, and wood painting

Ivan Whillock Studio
Online gallery of a Minnesota woodcarver; also includes blog and related links

Woodcarving Illustrated
The website for this how-to magazine for woodcarvers features article archives and free carving patterns

Woodcarving  Magazine
Purchase a subscription to Woodcarving Magazine, a bimonthly publication printed in the United Kingdom
 

Musical Instruments 

Guitar Makers Supply
Wood, tools, and supplies for the guitar maker

Musical Instrument Maker's Forum
An interactive forum for the discussion of instrument design, construction, and repair

Musicmaker's Kits, Inc.
Just about every instrument smaller than a piano, all available in raw kit and finished forms

Stewart MacDonald Guitarmaking Supplies
Parts, plans, and kits for guitars, violins, and dulcimers

Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair
Professional training in guitar construction and repairs

Woodturning

American Association of Woodturners
A non-profit group for woodturners, this site features links to other woodturning pages and local AAW chapters

More Woodturning
A publication for turners who turn mostly wood, featuring related articles and an online store

Woodturners Catalog
Supplies for woodturning, also offers turning courses, instruction downloads, and a resource center

 

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