Part III of the Canoe Building Saga

Well, it's finished! Yes...it floats! Well, lets see where we were...agh yes I had just glassed the inside. Well I trimmed the excess glass as I did for the outside. I did the 2 recommended coats instead of the three the outside got, But unfortunately I laid it on too think and missed the textured … Continue reading Part III of the Canoe Building Saga

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Building a Western Red Cedar Strip Canoe Pt II

By the way - This is my 1000th post to this blog! (See Part I here) Part II of The Canoe Building Saga Well last time I typed in here about the Canoe Build was on the 10th of December last year (2010). I was 6 strips of Cedar into a very large project. If … Continue reading Building a Western Red Cedar Strip Canoe Pt II

Building A Western Red Cedar Strip Canoe Pt1

In April of 2010 I did a flat water canoeing course with my then employer Alta-1 Education. The guy leading the course was Mark Tait from Kuringal Education (Christchurch Grammar School). We got talking about a dream both of us had dreamed about building a Cedar strip canoe. I had considered it from time to … Continue reading Building A Western Red Cedar Strip Canoe Pt1