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Building My First Cedar Strip Canoe

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Blog entry by buckfill posted 1975 days ago 1563 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone!!!
I have just started on my first Cedar Strip Canoe. I have purchased a set of plan from LeeValley for a 17.5’ RedBird Canoe. I have completed cutting out the molds and almost completed milling the strips. This weekend will be setting up the strong back. Then the stripping will start.

You can check out my other blog at:

http://building-cedar-strip-canoe-vs-buying.blogspot.com/

http://bucks-cedar-strip-canoe.blogspot.com/

or My FaceBook page at:

Building a Cedar Strip Canoe

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=69593959536&ref=ts

Talk soon

Buck



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mtnwild

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#1 posted 1974 days ago

Good luck Buck!!! What a great project. Any wood boat is worth the effort. The canoes are fantastic!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Rob

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#2 posted 1973 days ago

I’d love to build one some day. I think I’ll stick around and watch your progress. Thanks for sharing.

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jeh412

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#3 posted 1973 days ago

Good luck with it and have a ball! My brother-in-law is building a cedar strip kayak and it’s looking really good. He has the bottom finished and is almost done with the top. Beautiful boats.

-- John, co-owner Sawdust 'n Stitches

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