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Lots of stuff goes on in this shop, located in Lorette, Manitoba.

Primarily it's the building and repair of classic wood & canvas canoes, and the making of premium canoe paddles. I also do custom boat building, composite fabrication, and special projects. A growing passion of mine is the making of classical guitars, I'll post about that, too.

I want to be able to share with my clients the progress of their commissioned work. Later I started thinking that there might be other people who are interested in what goes on inside a wooden canoe shop operated by an artist and a recovering teacher.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me by email, phone, or by post. My mailing address is:

Red River Canoe & Paddle
24249 River Rd
Lorette, Manitoba
R5K 0Z6

Friday 20 March 2009

My daughter's skating coach is not continuing with coaching after this season, so I was given the responsibility by the skating club to select an appropriate gift of appreciation. I thought that if wouldn't be too hard to find a nice poster to frame. It is. So I figured that I could make something myself faster than it would take for me to go all over the city looking for something.

After I bent the ribs for the new Boreal, I made this up.

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