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Canoe ID - Help

Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by JRT, Aug 18, 2021.

  1. JRT

    JRT New Member

    I have had a canoe hanging in my garage that I acquired over 10 years ago and have finally started the process of restoration. I am hoping that someone could help ID the canoe for me as there is no makers marks on the canoe. The canoe was rebuilt and recanvassed once prior. Here is what I know about the canoe:

    Length - 16'
    Width - 36"
    Depth - approx 13" (tough to say for sure as there was new ribs added in that area)

    Hoping someone can help me out and/or give me some suggestions of what else I need to look at. Really curious on what I am working with.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. samb

    samb LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Wide cant ribs and deck shapes suggest Chestnut to me . . . . but I have been wrong before.
     
  3. Blott

    Blott LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Looks "nutty" to me. Anything stamped on the stem bands?

    Nick
     
  4. OP
    OP
    JRT

    JRT New Member

    Thanks for the responses.

    There is no markings on the stem bands. As I get into the project I will let you know if I uncover any other clues.
     

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