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Project by thornwoodlou posted 09-08-2015 02:27 PM 2254 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this cedar strip canoe has been a labor of love and is now ready to be officially launched





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Travis4710

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#1 posted 09-08-2015 02:52 PM

Awesome project!

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#2 posted 09-08-2015 03:07 PM

I have always loved the stripped boats. Kayak, canoes, other boats. They are pieces of art. You did a beautiful job on yours.

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

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#3 posted 09-08-2015 03:09 PM

You did a beautiful job on this canoe.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 09-08-2015 04:03 PM

Very nice! I also love the look of wooden kayaks and canoes.

I made a cedarstrip canoe 5 years ago too. I am now thinking of kayaks.

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

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#5 posted 09-08-2015 05:02 PM

Beautiful!!

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#6 posted 09-08-2015 06:16 PM

Wow, beautiful. A very nice job done!

-- Wouter, The Netherlands

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#7 posted 09-08-2015 11:32 PM

Very nice. Is this one of Gilpatrick’s models? I know what you mean by labor of love, just be careful you don’t catch the canoe bug, building them is habit forming. Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#8 posted 09-08-2015 11:49 PM

Beautiful canoe! I’m sure you’ll get a lot of enjoyment and satisfaction from paddling her around!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Pointer

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#9 posted 09-09-2015 02:07 AM

Always a fan of canoes. You did a nice job. Let us know how the fishin’ is!

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 09-09-2015 04:01 AM

Beautiful craft. Very nice work!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 09-09-2015 01:48 PM

Great job. But wouldn’t it be faster to just walk to the other side of the pool instead of trying to paddle???

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#12 posted 09-12-2015 11:36 AM

Nice work and I totally understand the labor of love part. I’ve built a kayak and a canoe is on by bucket list.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#13 posted 09-12-2015 01:22 PM

holly molly !!!! DDG !!!

-- Let's do the best we can !

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