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Built myself this 8 foot x 17 inches wide canoe light.The canoes hull was built using cedar and all the dark wood is cherry.
-- Ralphie Maine
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#1 posted 02-21-2012 12:19 PM
Now that’s original, great idea and the whole thing looks great.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#2 posted 02-21-2012 03:50 PM
That is one of thee coolest light ideas I have ever seen. Thanks for posting.
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#3 posted 02-21-2012 04:03 PM
Great idea. Very attractive.
-- Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. --Kevin in Happy Valley
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#4 posted 02-21-2012 04:09 PM
A true one of a kind, it’s really great.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#5 posted 02-21-2012 06:00 PM
I like it, a LOT!
-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....
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#6 posted 02-22-2012 03:29 AM
Shoot: I would turn it rightside up ,put it in the water and go fishing. :)
-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.
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#7 posted 02-22-2012 03:40 AM
That’s one fine looking light! now if you double the scale you can make another that you can put in the water.
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#8 posted 02-22-2012 07:18 AM
Interesting place for a canoe.
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#9 posted 02-22-2012 01:45 PM
Someday I hope to make a 1/2 scale to hang in our log home. Someday…..........................Great job.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#10 posted 02-27-2013 04:00 PM
I love it.Whay a wonderful build and way to use it.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#11 posted 12-09-2015 06:50 PM
Why did you turn such a beautiful canoe into a light?
I have one that resides in my house and I may turn it into a light but still be able to take it out to do some canoeing.
Great build. Thanks for the idea.
-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized
#12 posted 12-09-2015 07:11 PM
Thanks for all the great comments everyone.All my 8’ Canoes are built for the purpose of being a light
Each Canoe is 8’ longWidth is 17” wide.
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