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Project by JackBauer posted 08-28-2014 03:05 AM 2221 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was her maiden voyage to Long Lake, It took just under a year to build and I am addicted to cedar strip building, I have a kayak I am working on now.





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Von

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#1 posted 08-28-2014 03:41 AM

Very nice boat! Someday my shop will have enough space to build my own.

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Mark Shymanski

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#2 posted 08-28-2014 03:50 AM

That is one nice looking canoe! How does it paddle?

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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JackBauer

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#3 posted 08-28-2014 03:52 AM

It paddles nice, much nicer than store bought canoes.

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Mark Shymanski

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#4 posted 08-28-2014 03:54 AM

With lines that graceful it would have to paddle well. Looking forward to seeing your blog on the kayak build!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Nindwood

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#5 posted 08-28-2014 04:05 AM

Nice boat eh

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab. http://www.trimandcraft.ca/

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 08-28-2014 08:28 AM

Absolutely beautiful. I am wanting to build one in the not so far off future. How did you finish it? Any suggestions for someone wanting to build one? Great job Welcome to LJ’s

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#7 posted 08-28-2014 11:22 AM

Really nice job. Like the canoe a lot. Congratulations. Good trips!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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BJODay

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#8 posted 08-28-2014 01:22 PM

Jack,

How much does it weigh?

BJ

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mmh

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#9 posted 08-28-2014 01:26 PM

Beautiful project! I’ve always admired hand built boats.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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PaulDoug

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#10 posted 08-28-2014 02:36 PM

Very well done. The only thing I dislike about building strip boats is the sanding the epoxy! But they are sooo pretty!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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shipwright

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#11 posted 08-28-2014 02:48 PM

Nice boat neighbour. I’m in Cowichan Bay.
Good to see another boat on the water and another woodworker addicted to building them. :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Homunculus

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#12 posted 08-28-2014 04:24 PM

Awesome! A wood canoe or kayak is on my bucket list. I was planning on using thin marine grade plywood, and then epoxy/fiberglass overtop of that.

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mcoyfrog

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#13 posted 08-28-2014 07:16 PM

Dangit everybody but me is making one LOL love it you did a great job

and welcome to LJ’s i’m sure you will love it here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Mauricio

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#14 posted 08-28-2014 07:27 PM

Love it!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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jim65

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#15 posted 08-28-2014 08:38 PM

very well done! there is not much in life more satisfying than paddling a home built canoe! enjoy

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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