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16’ Cedar strip canoe. I have a bunch of pics of the build from the strong back assembly to the day it floated if anybody is interested in seeing them. This was my first “boat” I am more of a furniture maker and wood turner so this was new and fun.
Aug 11, 2012
Kevin L. B.
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#1 posted 08-10-2012 05:45 PM
Very nice, love the mixture of wood species. I, for one, would be interested in seeing more photos.
-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."
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#2 posted 08-10-2012 06:00 PM
We love pictures.
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#3 posted 08-10-2012 06:31 PM
Only one picture and you just tease us with promises of more? Nice boat, one project I’ve been putting off for way to long.
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#4 posted 08-10-2012 06:38 PM
Looks good from here. 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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#5 posted 08-10-2012 09:22 PM
Nice canoe, Kevin. You’ve accomplished what many here at Lumberjocks only dream of, myself included. Looks good, and floats too. Thanks for sharing.
#6 posted 08-10-2012 09:27 PM
Thanks! the build was enjoyable. I hope you guys do get the chance to build one! Sorry, i am not a good photographer.
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#7 posted 08-10-2012 09:45 PM
Very NICE Good job! Do you have any idea how much it weighs?MIKE
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#8 posted 08-10-2012 10:03 PM
More & Bigger Pictures!
#9 posted 08-10-2012 10:07 PM
thank you..it weighs about 35-40 pounds. it has 4oz fiberglass applied on both inside and out. the cedar strips were cut to 1/4 in thickness however i sanded it down about three time (ugh).
#10 posted 08-10-2012 10:45 PM
That weight isn’t bad. Again good job. I want to go paddle it!MIKE
#11 posted 08-10-2012 11:31 PM
Hi Kevin, thanks for adding the photos. Did you use plans to build this (from where?) and about how long did it take you? This is a project worthy for my ‘Bucket List’.
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#12 posted 08-10-2012 11:42 PM
Nice work Kevin.It looks kike she has lots of freeboard…. a real cargo canoe.A day when another boat (any boat) hits the water is a good day.Thanks for sharing.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#13 posted 08-11-2012 02:44 AM
she’s beautiful !
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#14 posted 08-11-2012 03:34 AM
Good looking canoe !
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#15 posted 08-11-2012 06:30 AM
Wow, Beautiful work!
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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