Douglas Fir and Mahogany Canoe (15' Hiawatha)
I started this project a couple of years ago and have since went back to college so it has been slow going but I am finally taking a summer off so I got it finished up just in time to launch on father's day. Hull is Douglas Fir with African mah...
Building a Strip Canoe (Update #1) - My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies
This first update of the building of a Strip Canoe is about constructing the strongback. This is the form that the strip canoe will be built around.
My New Pal
My New Pal Having enjoyed reading so many interesting stories of other peoples builds, I feel duty-bound to write my own! So, here is the first instalmentof my latest project. I’m hoping the pleasure of the build will last a few months, so it will be a drip-feed report. Looking for new opportunities for canoeing fun, probably associated with a fair dose of swimming, I decided to build a boat that would be rigged for sailing. My current solo canoe is a Stewart River ‘Unity’ design and is a