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Pacific NW Style Paddles

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Project by Phil32 posted 11-30-2018 04:57 PM 500 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two examples of Pacific NW style paddles. The shapes are somewhat standard, but they are decorated with the First Nations symbols of ovoids, split Us, etc. The first is made of Alaskan Nootka Cedar. The second is Port Orford Cedar. The shapes are incised into the wood before painting and sometimes trimmed with carving after.

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA





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PaulDoug

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#1 posted 11-30-2018 05:11 PM

Very nice work. I love the art.

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

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 11-30-2018 06:10 PM

They are to pretty to get wet.

Will end up being wall art!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Phil32

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#3 posted 11-30-2018 08:25 PM

Yes, they have only been wall decorations. We have carbon fiber, double ended paddles for kayaking.

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA

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#4 posted 12-02-2018 02:21 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Phil!

Rick S.

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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