Restoration and fine marquetry paddles. Ray (Biff) Wisner has been restoring wooden boats and fine canoes since 1984. Paddle Fancy was established in 1994 when Ray started specializing in just canoes and smaller collectable boats. He is known for his artistic approach and fine detail work.An artist that works in marquetry, Ray inlays wooden images on fine canoe paddles, yours or ordered to your specifications, including wood type, length, etc. Wild life, logos, crests and more. The marquetry paddles are to be used and enjoyed. Biff also specializes in fine carriage and sleigh restorations.