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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

Saturday 10 September 2011

OK, so it seems that I haven't posted for awhile. Fair enough, but HEY! It's summer! What can I say?

So, time to catch up.

After the rowboat left I had a bunch of smaller jobs to get through. First off was to put some kevlar felt pads on these two Royalex canoes that belong to my friend and neigbour Cam, who runs Red River Outfitters. Not a prticularily difficult job, but it still requires care to do well, nice and neat.

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