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20' white oak

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by flybynight, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    I'm looking for some 20 foot long white oak for gunwales on my current project. any thoughts on where to get it?
     
  2. Dave Wermuth

    Dave Wermuth Who hid my paddle?

    North west Wisconsin? ASk Dave Osborn. He should be along shortly.
     
  3. Dave Osborn

    Dave Osborn LIFE MEMBER

    I don't know....
    Last time I used it I scarfed a couple of pieces from a 10' board that I got from a friend.

    Check Bennett Hardwoods in Wausau. If you are in NW Wisconsin, check for hardwood suppliers in the Duluth and Minneapolis area.
    Let me know if you find some....
    Dave
     
  4. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    What about 20 ft ash? If so, check Mark Kerr in NE Wis?

    Dan
     
  5. Dave Osborn

    Dave Osborn LIFE MEMBER

    I have 21' White Ash. I'd sell a couple of sticks if you want to stray from oak.
    Ash has a similar appearance.
     
  6. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Would definitely be interested. would prefer to use oak, but if I cant come up with any it would be a nice alternative!
     
  7. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    thanks, will do!
     
  8. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    Just curious, what are you building that you want WO?

    Dan
     
  9. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Restoring a Joe Lucius canoe from the Brule Valley 1468786_10200647686672664_5103606929498546322_n.jpg 1468786_10200647686672664_5103606929498546322_n.jpg
     
  10. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    You have some work to do.

    Have you had these for a while? or did you recently get them?

    Dan
     
  11. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    I do have 2, but the pics above are just the one boat I got in May
    this one is a real basket case, but its coming along! IMG_0478.jpg

    Her is another one that's done
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  12. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    Nice work.

    Was just curious, a collector in these parts has been trying to part with a collection for some time.

    Dan
     
  13. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Interesting......Lucius Canoes?
     
  14. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    I "think" there are a couple.
    There used to be an ad on the For Sale tab, but I didn't see it now.
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2016
  15. OP
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    flybynight

    flybynight Curious about Wooden Canoes

    I think I may know the boats you're talking about. If they are, I know a couple of people that attempted to buy, but weren't successful...............
     
  16. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    Ya, I and others have had the same success.
     

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