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Henry Ford II woodworking program gets national recognition

Henry Ford II woodworking program gets national recognition

Summer breaks have been kind to the Henry Ford II woodworking program.  Last summer, Henry Ford II woodworking teacher Christopher Davis spent time at a Northern Michigan paddle board company and brought their unique process back to his students.  This summer, the...

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Crain’s Detroit: Catch a wave

Crain’s Detroit: Catch a wave

Lake Affect is a shop in downtown Petoskey. It carries clothes and home decor, but its focus is on creations by local artists. It might seem like an unlikely retailer for stand-up paddleboards. Until you've seen the boards made by Jason Thelen, the Native American...

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Artist Profile: Jason Thelen

Artist Profile: Jason Thelen

Written by Sean Miller/ Full article at originally published by News-ReviewWhat started as a project to make an affordable paddle board has turned into a budding business for Jason Thelen of Little Bay Boards. “It really all started because I couldn’t afford to buy a...

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Artistic, Eco-Friendly Paddle Boards in Petoskey

Artistic, Eco-Friendly Paddle Boards in Petoskey

Thanks to 9&10 News for this great Video! Now captive by his experience, Petoskey resident Jason Thelen works to create functional, wooden pieces of art so others can feel the same thrill of open water on a paddleboard. Watch as Creative Intern Liam Kaiser helps...

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Board Stories

The Swamp Board

The Swamp Board

Originally built to be Jason’s personal ride. Built in: 2016 Weight: 26 lbs Jason found this wood in 2014. He saved it for two years before finally finding enough time to build this perfect ride. However, life happens and when he was nearing completion he found out...

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