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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.
Aug 28, 2014
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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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#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
#3 posted 08-28-2014 03:52 AM
It paddles nice, much nicer than store bought canoes.
#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!
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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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#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
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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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#8 posted 08-28-2014 01:22 PM
How much does it weigh?
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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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#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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#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 fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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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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#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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#14 posted 08-28-2014 07:27 PM
-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch
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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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