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, February 6, 2013


After a good fair bit of head-scratching about getting the hole pattern correct for the globe just right, getting close but not quite right (see the first photo!), I finally figured it out. 
 This necessitated a whole new rig for the hole drilling. The first one that I made was too wobbly and imprecise. The new one is a turntable mounted so that it can rotate under the drill press. Much better! I have the two new globes made up for the screens, now, so I can work away at this for the next good while. I tested it out today and so far so good.


 
 
 
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