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Discussion in 'Guestbook' started by ford832, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. ford832

    ford832 Curious about Wooden Canoes

    My name is Andrew Ford and I live in Nova Scotia,Canada and I recently acquired an old Chestnut.For all intents and purposes,I was brought up in a canoe but the wood/canvas types are new to me.Some questions on construction/terminology will begin appearing shortly.Thanks for your patience in advance :)
     
  2. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    Hi,

    The best place to start is "The Wood And Canvas Canoe," by Jerry Stelmok & Rollin Thurlow: http://store.wcha.org/product.php?productid=17536&cat=75&page=1

    Another good one is "Building the Maine Guide Canoe": http://store.wcha.org/product.php?productid=17532&cat=75&page=1

    There's also a volume on Chestnut Canoes: http://store.wcha.org/product.php?productid=17543&cat=75&page=3

    Besides being good reads & packed with solid information, they're all available here at the WCHA store, maybe at your library, or check Amazon.com, or Ebay.

    Don't hesitate to post questions, and pictures, too... we like pictures of canoes in any condition, and in various stages of restoration...
     
  3. OP
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    ford832

    ford832 Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Thanks Paul.I'm currently trying to get my stupid computer to let me do an order :(
     
  4. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Welcome Andrew! Looking forward to seeing what you have!

    Kathy
     
  5. OP
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    ford832

    ford832 Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Thanks Kathy but you've already seen it on Research and History. :)
     
  6. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Oh yes-- beautiful boat!
     

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