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




Friday, March 1, 2013

The guitar case is finally finished!  Its amazing at just how much work fitting out the interior is.  Not cheap, either.  Just the foam and fabric cost about $80!

By the way, after experimenting with various adhesives, including spray contact cement, I determined that hot melt glue worked best, but it takes a lot of glue sticks!

I need to figure out an simpler way to do this as I'm actually considering making more cases...

BTW, the guitar is a Martin 0000-18.

 
 
 
 
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