Contact me at: rrcp@mts.net or by phone 204.878.2524

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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
P.O. Box 78, Grp 4, RR 2
Lorette, Manitoba
Canada
R0A 0Y0




Wednesday, May 23, 2012

An old friend of mine has this 14' Huron that he bought to use as a solo canoe.  He was looking to expand its usefulness so we decided that putting in kneeling thwarts made a lot of sense.  Simpler than seats, very comfortable (I assured him), and keeps your center of gravity low.

These are made of Ash and I stained them to keep the colours in line with the rest of the canoe's trim.

 
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