This Old Canoe: How to Restore Your Wood Canvas Canoe

Mike Elliott

When restoring a wood-canvas canoe, you don't work on it, you work with it. In This Old Canoe: How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe, Mike Elliott guides you through the process of bringing your classic heirloom back to life. He takes you step-by-step through all aspects of a canoe restoration from assessment to the finishing touches. Concise instructions clearly illustrated, provide the passport you need to embark on this unique adventure.

Photography: Mike Elliott, James Elliott, Brittany Merry

About the author: Mike Elliott began restoring wood-canvas canoes as a hobby in 1995. He has owned and operated Kettle River Canoes since 2003 where he specializes in the restoration of wooden canoes. Mike lives in Grand Forks, British Columbia with his wife, Christy.