SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2017

Tampa Convention Center • Tampa, FL USA

Joe Calnan

Boatbuilder / educator
Calnan Boatbuilding and Joinery
P.O. Box 16
Wolfe Island,  
ON  
K0H 2Y0
Canada
Phone:613-561-9910

Profile

Tradesman, teacher, researcher and writer, Joe Calnan consults and contracts on projects from his base on Wolfe Island, Canada. After training as a youth at the International Boatbuilding Training College (U.K), Joe worked as a boatbuilder in Canada, Italy, England and New York before earning a B.Ed degree with a focus in experiential education. He's a trades nerd with qualifications in cabinetmaking, carpentry and teaching as well as the ABYC Master Tech certificate. His passions are high-quality craftsmanship that connects with education and high-quality education that connects with craftsmanship. From 2012 to 2015 Joe developed and led an in-house boatbuilding apprenticeship program using curriculum licensed from the New Zealand Marine Industry Training Organization for a builder of semi-custom welded aluminum boats. The company and program were featured in ProBoat Magazine issue #145.

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