Projects

Guild members are involved in many projects, all related in some way to the Guild's objectives. Some projects are long and/or large, involving many of the members, while others are small or short and may involve just a few members.

Some examples are listed below:

  • Piners’ Punt Gordon

    Piners' Punt Gordon Gordon was a donation to the Wooden Boat Guild from Launceston in February, 2010. The measurements are: Length: 15'1" (4.6m) Beam: 4'9" (1.44m). The punt had been…

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  • Damar

    'Tamar' class dinghies were common in Tasmania in the mid 20th century. In 1947 the Tamar Yacht Club (TYC) established the specifications for a general-purpose, lightweight centreboard dinghy that could…

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  • Piners’ Punts

    Huon Pine is a special and fast-disappearing Tasmanian timber. Piners' punts are a unique and fast-disappearing Tasmanian style of small working boat, built to be hauled up and rowed down…

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  • Terra Linna

    Terra Linna circa 1880 Terra Linna, the oldest surviving yacht built in Tasmania, was restored by the Wooden Boat Guild and re-launched in 2012. Since her restoration and re-launch Terra…

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  • Terra Linna history

    Terra Linna, the oldest surviving yacht built in Tasmania, was built at Sandy Bay in 1880-81 by her first owners George Luckman and Harrington Wedge Knight as a racing yacht…

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  • Tee Poo Kana

    Tee Poo Kana is a replica of a traditional Tasmanian Piners' Punt. These punts were used by timber harvesters to carry goods and people up Tasmania's rocky rivers, in search…

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