2018 Wooden Boat Festival has ended

Douglas Brooks

Douglas Brooks is a boatbuilder, writer, and researcher specializing in traditional wooden boats. Since 1996 he has been documenting traditional Japanese boatbuilding. He has worked alongside seven craftsmen building eight types of boats. He is the sole apprentice for six of his seven teachers. His work has been honored by the Japanese Ministry of Culture and he was awarded the 2014 Rare Craft Fellowship from the American Craft Council. He has authored four books on Japanese boatbuilding and writes for WoodenBoat Magazine, Classic Boat and other publications. 

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 7

2:30pm PDT

Saturday, September 8

3:45pm PDT