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Building a cedar strip canoe #5: Stripping the canoe up to the bilge.

07-25-2010 10:39 PM by roaddog | 11 comments »

I started stripping the canoe a couple months ago but ran into a bit of frustration when putting in a walnut accent strip. The walnut machined a little differently than the cedar when I ran the strips over the router table to put the bead and cove edges on them. I had to walk away from the project for a while. I came back to it recently and after fiddling with the strips above the walnut strips it has been easy going since. It’s very satisfying to see the boat taking shape. A few things I’d do differently if I build another canoe after this one. The lumber I used for the strips was S4S which made the strips not as wide as most people use. I have had to run the staples p...

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