Canoe light

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Project by littlebear posted 03-31-2011 05:45 PM 4263 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my kitchen dinning room canoe light I built.. the canoe is 8 feet long and 17” wide. Covered in canvas then filled with special canvas filler and then red paint.. The inside has many coats of varnish and rubbed out for a nice smooth feel. The two seats in the canoe are hand caned. all the inside work that you can’t see was built with cherry lumber..

-- Ralphie Maine

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#1 posted 03-31-2011 05:51 PM

Very nice home. did you make the chairs? thanks!

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#2 posted 03-31-2011 06:27 PM

Very cool.
A great conversation piece.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#3 posted 03-31-2011 06:57 PM

Great work, very different. Works well with the cabin very nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 03-31-2011 07:15 PM

Great idea. More pics please

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#5 posted 03-31-2011 07:44 PM

Very cool. Well suited to the surrounding environment. Thanks for sharing.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#6 posted 03-31-2011 07:52 PM

Very nice and if you ever have a flood you’ll be OK.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 03-31-2011 08:14 PM

Two years ago I purchased a 15 ft. American Trader cedar strip canoe in Mackinaw City. Their response was “What! Are you actually going to put this canoe in the water? Apparently a great many of these canoes are used strictly for decorative purposes.

It paddles like a dream, also a good solo canoe. I’d love to build one someday.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#8 posted 04-01-2011 12:41 AM

What a unique and creative idea!!!! Looks great in the cabin environment!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#9 posted 04-01-2011 02:14 AM

that is defiantly a different idea but looks great.It sets the cabin off thanks for the picture


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