Cedar Strip Canoe

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Project by Woodcanuck posted 03-11-2010 05:37 AM 11906 views 33 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 16’ Peterborough Cedar Strip Fiberglass/Epoxy canoe.
I built this over a few months back in 2004.

Since this is the biggest project I’ve tackled, I thought it would be a good one to start with.

I’m in the process of fully documenting the project from start to finish on my blog if you’re interested in my blathering on about all the gory construction and finishing details.

Hope you like it.

-- Ian - Life's a game, if you don't play, you can't win.

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Eric in Florida.

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#1 posted 03-11-2010 05:46 AM

That thing is soooo COOL !!!

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#2 posted 03-11-2010 05:46 AM

That’s is gorgeous !
Yes indeed, let’s see the details on your blog.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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#3 posted 03-11-2010 06:06 AM

Great looking canoe. Amazing job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 03-11-2010 06:12 AM

simply amazing… tons of talent used on this one… great work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#5 posted 03-11-2010 06:29 AM

very nice work

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#6 posted 03-11-2010 06:35 AM

Very nicely built – excellent workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 03-11-2010 07:44 AM

really looking forward to the blog!

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#8 posted 03-11-2010 08:14 AM

Wow, that is beautiful! I can’t wait to see the blog.

-- I hate finishing. I never manage to quit while I'm ahead. --Chris

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#9 posted 03-11-2010 08:38 AM

Lovely work, Ian. Do you have a link to a plan?

-- Life is a sales job.

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#10 posted 03-11-2010 09:13 AM

Hey Ian,
Sweet job…well done.

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#11 posted 03-11-2010 09:31 AM

Fantastic job, welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 03-11-2010 01:42 PM

Beautiful work and I look forward to your blog. I’ve been considering doing a cedar strip kayak myself andwould love to see your process.

-- Greg, Severn MD

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#13 posted 03-11-2010 03:18 PM


Good job, like the deck treatment. Is that a Bear Mountain Boat design?
Are you inwales maple or ash?

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#14 posted 03-11-2010 03:20 PM

I always enjoy seeing these canoes and you did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 03-11-2010 03:28 PM

That is beautiful!!

-- bill

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