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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, 26 February 2010

I sell canoe plans, and the most popular plans are for the Red Fox and the Elan solo canoes. The Red Fox is an old Chestnut canoe design called the Fox and the Elan is one of my own Free Style canoe designs.

Every now and then I get some reports back from home builders. Here is one of them from Australia. He didn't write much but he did send a photo.

And a video link:

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