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Any plans for building a wood kayak rack for a pick up truck...
any plans for building a wood kayak rack for a pick up truck tyhat has no postholes ?Thanks
by Guest
16' 1967 wood and canvas Chestnut canoe
I have a red 16' Chestnut canoe that we bought around 1967 in Maine. It is all original, wood and canvas. It is in very good condition. No repairs were ever made on it. It has been in storage since ...
by Vintage 16' Chestnut ...
Restoring wood canvas canoe
Greetings, I was recently given a 16' wood canvas Chestnut canoe. The canvas is shot, the gunwhales need to be replaced but otherwise is in not too bad of shape. Can anybody point me in the right ...
by fimbulvetr
Wood epoxy canoe
Hi ! I invite you to see a 'wood epoxy' canoe designed and constructed in Poland. http://www.kanu.pl/journal02/adventurer/adventurer.html
by Scronty
Wood strip in Ottawa
Hello Can someone help to fine good place for wood strips arround Ottawa? Thank you
by Hdamaall
How to make a birch wood canoe? (Short summary, appreciated)...
How to make a birch wood canoe? (Short summary, appreciated) I need an understanding how by how (step by step) in a simple form. (Materials, etc) Everything you can tell me would be great.
by Guest
Where can i buy red cedar wood in IL. for a project?
where can i buy red cedar wood in IL. for a project?
by Guest
Wood types
I have been searching in Southern California for lumber to build a strip built kayak. My choices so far are Alder, Poplar, Honduras Mahogany. No sure any of these will work. Any help? Poplar is the ...
by geoatk
I have a 100+ canvas wood frame kayak to sell. Where will I find a market f...
I have a 100+ canvas wood frame kayak to sell. Where will I find a market for it
by Jann
I have an Old Towne Wood and Canvas canoe. I had the canvas ...
I have an Old Towne Wood and Canvas canoe. I had the canvas restored at least 10 years ago. It's still hanging in my garage. What is this canoe worth? Does anyone know?
by Guest
Re: Need help with kayak dock
I once saw a bracket like assembly that hung off the side of a dock. It was made out of some kind of metal. Not sure what kind though. I seem to remember the longer outer down leg was bolted to the ...
by A thought
Storing a canoe to prevent gunnel rot
... String both sets with 1/4" nylon line. At the canoe end of the rope, tie a loop, but make a bar of wood like a small swing with a hole at each end. This loop swing will keep the canoe from rotating ...
by sgbotsford
Buying a used Kayak: What would I inspect Part I
... s construction materials. While there are similarities between plastic, composite, fiber glass, and wood there are some unique differences between them. So starting with the things in common Lets ...
by Daniel
Re: Canoe cedar strips - Machine your own vs. buying pre-machined
... rther and milled my own cedar. A friend had a 80' red cedar go down in a wind storm and offered the wood. As I already had the shop tools I only needed some way to mill the cedar. I was ...
by saladasalad
Refibreglassing an old cedar strip canoe
Credit for this post goes to Sherwood Botsford. Sum Lake asks: I have stripped the original fiberglass off an old Langford canoe and want to refiberglass the outside hull but there are ...
by sgbotsford
Re: Appleby Manufacturing Canoe.
Hi, Is the canoe, Aluminum, Wood, :Plastic, Fibreglas? This would help, to know. If it is wood, you may goto http://www.Wcha.org and ask, in their Forum. Or you can research the Search Engines, like ...
by Eugeenniuss
Re: Ideas for designing a wanigan?
You might want to consider using wood strip technology similar to that used to make wood strip canoes. Here's a link to photos of my most recently built wanigan. ...
by Canoecamperdrd
Re: Do you wear gloves while paddling? I went out for the first ...
No I don't. But I also split 4 cords of wood a year, and run a tree farm, so I don't have office worker hands. And yes, I get the occasional blister. Lets me know that I'm not yet dead. Not quite ...
by sgbotsford
Re: Woodstrip canoes: Too delicate for canoe tripping?
I think that the kind of people who generally like wood canoes and build them (the only way to get one comparatively cheaply) tend to be perfectionists and love the looks of the wood and take very ...
by Arkhew
Re: Adding motor to canoe?
Ideally you'll have a mount, but all you really need is something like a flatish piece of wood on each side of the canoe and you can screw the motor right on to that. Check it fairly often to make ...
by cameraboy
Re: Where to buy Western Red Cedar?
Here in Nothern VA there are a couple of sources. I remember a woodworking/turning friend mentioning he gets wood from these folks. they list red cedar. ...
by Daniel
Re: Can i use stock white cedar boards from Lowes instead bd ft lumber i find a...
A forum member asked if he could use cedar boards from Lowe's to make his cedar strip canoe. Yes, but... 1. Planed lumber will give you strips 3/4" wide. If you can get 6/4's lumber you can plane ...
by Sherwood Botsford
Re: I just bought an old, fiberglass kayak I plan to spend the winter restoring...
It looks like the same kayak that we have at our cottage.We have two that are blue on top white on the bottom. They came with the cottage when my in-laws purchased the cottage more than 40 years ago. ...
by Ann
Re: Rivets or nails for cedar strip?
... ps&search_req=search Here's a boatbuilding site that talks about nails and rivets. ...
by hydrabadchick
Gunnel replacement
I have a fiberglass canoe with wooden gunnel. The gunnel is rotted and needs to replaced. The present one looks like pine or some kinda softwood. Can I replace it with plastic PVC pipe instead of ...
by Fred
What would my Easyrider Cormorant with oarmaster rowing slid...
What would my Easyrider Cormorant with oarmaster rowing sliding seat & oars be worth. In great condition. Fiberglass. Wood oars.
by Guest
Swift Dumoine for sale
I've got a Swift Dumoine for sale, Cherry and Ash wood trim, kevlar skid plates. The canoe has been used, but still has lots of mileage left, and still looks good. Anyone interested, please e-mail ...
by Baranello
Re: Cedar strip building
If you are in the Toronto/Mississauga area, sheridan collage has courses see http://www.sheridanc.on.ca/printing/ptcalendar/calendar.html. The course is through the collage (get a continuing ...
by Mirakopl
Re: Sportspal vrs Fiberglass
I bought one at an auction that had seen hard use as an outfitter canoe. Then I gave it hard use for over 10 years (my way of taking it off the car roof was to lift it sideways, look at the ground to ...
by Jim Napier
Re: Building Tandem Kayak (or triple)
I don't know where you live but finding wood could be a problem. I'm planning on building a tandem myself and finding wood has been a bit of a problem. I have a source now but I'm still looking at ...
by bfoz
Re: Refiberglassing an old cedar strip
You have multiple considerations: 1. Filling in the cracks adds weight. Unless a careful selection of filler is made it can also add a lot of ugly. 2. Fibreglass can bridge reasonably small ...
by Sherwood Botsford
Re: Shopping for a 16 Kevlar - Opinions?
... a. The boat I am getting is the same as the picture in the link below except that I will be getting wood trim and Kevlar layup. ...
by Jijshphan
Re: Kayak rack for a pick-up truck
We built a rack out of scrap wood and pipe.check out my blog its the first two pics on the random island trip. http://crosscanadakayak.blogspot.com/
by Abduk
Re: Can you show me how to install new cedar strip gunnels. I have removed the ...
Unless you are absolutely set on cedar, I would suggest using a hardwood for gunnels, either oak or ash or walnut. Walnut is hard to find in long straight grain lengths. The harder wood will wear ...
by sgbotsford
Storage for the winter.
Hi, I haven't seen much listed here other than trip logs, so I hope that I am not posting to the wrong forum. We bought a Swift, Algonquin 16 this autumn and I am looking for advice on how to store ...
by bluntedboy
Peterborough Canoe details
I am trying to establish the age ( vintage)of my wood and canvas canoe. The plate information indicates a Peterborough craft model 44 serial 99488. It is 16 ft with !/2 round oak ribs and cedarstrip ...
by Ulster
Re: Building a cedar strip Kayak
I've built a kayak from Oneocean Kayaks, the plans were excellent as were the instructions in the manual and the online builders pages at the website. http://www.oneoceankayaks.com/ It was the amount ...
by Eugene Rush
Re: Canoe building
Lee Valley has instructions and tools for steam bending wood including plans for a steam box, and neat jigs and pully systems to bend the wood.
by howard2
Just bought my first Kayak
... g goods. a Perception Conduit 13. I have kayaked before with a freind that has a couple of handmade wood kayaks. Just a few questions. I wanted to get a low cost deck bag to say hold some water ...
by dc9mm
FS: 16 foot Kevlar Canoe
Selling 'Rockwood Outfitters' Kevlar Canoe Red 16 foot Prospector Super-Lite Kevlar, about 40 lbs Web seats Cherry wood yoke Wood gunwales Brass hardware Two years old Barely a scratch, no repairs, ...
by Hdkujrox

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