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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

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

The Bob's Special is nearing completion.  Both of the decks needed replacing, so I used Bird's Eye Maple, as were the originals, to make new decks.  The ends of the stems and gunnels, as well as the ends of the ribs in the area, were all shot and needed replacing.

Then the removed palnking goes back on, the hull is prepped, canvassed, and filled.

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