The Bimini Enclosure Workshop features a full six-day workshop, plus an evening class including two Seminars! We believe it is the most important workshop if you intend to fabricate custom canvas as a profession and wish to maximize your fullest earning potential.
3. Bimini Enclosures Workshop
This series features a full week Workshop, plus two Seminars, combined into one Pro Series Week!
Have you seen our photo gallery? Do you like our work? If you want to fabricate canvas at this level, on any style boat, this class is where you learn to do it! A Bonus Saturday course, Track & Tricks, is included! An Evening course, Quick Canvas Estimator & Quick Frame Calculator is also included!
We begin with Variable Frame Systems and their design. We teach you how to improve a current design, or to start from scratch, and design enclosures that are leak-proof, functional, easy to use, and pleasing to the eye. We’ll also instruct the planning, placement, and installation of snapless Track Systems. We’ll teach you how to create tops and Enclosure panels for that perfect fit and protection from the elements.
This class includes these Training Modules Variable Frame System Design- Learn how to plan, start, and implement your design. Create frames for arch applications, sport-fishing frames, California dodgers, camper-back, horizontal aft enclosures, and more! Bimini Tops- perfect and wrinkle free, featuring the highest trim techniques such as: sculpted, zippered, and snapped bow pockets and multi-directional patterning & fitting. You’ll make one and take it home with you! Enclosure Window Systems- learn how to plan and produce the highest quality enclosure panels including inner-faced and canvas-cut window panels. You’ll make your own leak-proof smiles with screen to take home with you! Windshields Connectors- Learn the proper way to plan, fit, and sew, multi-panel Windshields with zipper flaps and Connectors. Camper Tops- learn how the experts make the transition from a wide-beam camper frame to a canvas-top. Learn to make a flat-pattern rain flap too! Perfect for Camper Tops!
Two Seminars are also included: Track n Tricks Seminar- Track Systems and Valances- everything you need to know about making track systems and attaching to them! We’ll show you how to make and market the Arch Conversion. Learn how to plan, install, and fit to track systems; build track valances and contoured (bat-wing) flaps. We’ll cover horizontal frames and Aft Enclosure Tops too!
Polycarbonate flip-up smiles are part of the day’s activities. Quick Canvas Estimator Quick Frame Calculator Seminar- receive software instruction and take a tour of our computer generated canvas estimator and frame calculator! Other course features include: Each student will sew an advanced Bimini Top and Enclosure Panel to take home!
Each student will have their own sewing machine to use during the course. Step-by-step Enclosure Camper Training Manual included
NOTE: This workshop is reserved for both, students who have taken the Basic and Advanced Workshops, and experienced canvas fabricators who desire to increase their quality or to tackle even the most difficult design challenges. Complete class curriculum requires the attendance of evening and Saturday seminars. This course is offered by Northcoast Marine Canvas Training Workshops. For more information, visit www.canvastraining.com
Sep 23-28 2019, Jan 20-26 2020, Jun 15-20 2020, Sep 28 – Oct 3 2020