Tim came to us through his work as a Probation Officer with the Pierce County Juvenile Court very early in TBB history. In fact, he
The mentor craftsmen who come together every week are the very backbone of Tacoma Boat Builders. Each youth is paired, one-to-one, with a mentor. These pairs work together on small projects, which have ranged from toolboxes to guitars, based on their mutual interest, while also pulling together in larger groups for work on the wooden boats. In addition, we are blessed with many other volunteers with backgrounds in the mental health, social services, project management, and education who have rallied to support the youth.