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My last Malecite Birchbark canoe model

Discussion in 'Birchbarks, Dugouts and Primitive Craft' started by François Rothan, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. François Rothan

    François Rothan Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Hello,

    here is my last birchbark canoe model I made recently , tell me what you think:
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  2. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Beautiful

    Simply breathtaking... and the stand complements it perfectly!

    Please continue to share pictures of your work.

    Kathy
     
  3. chris pearson

    chris pearson Michigan Canoe Nut

    Holy Crap!!!!!:eek: :) :) :) :) :) :)
     
  4. chris pearson

    chris pearson Michigan Canoe Nut

    Francois,
    Great job on the base too, compliments the model beautifully.
     
  5. Dave Wermuth

    Dave Wermuth Who hid my paddle?

    Francois

    What they said.
    Can you tell us more? Dimensions. Hours it took. Other thoughts?
    It is wonderful.
     
  6. Fitz

    Fitz Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Moose Call

    Be sure not to use the Moose Call in the house to avoid attracting unwanted guests!!:D

    Seriously beautiful craftsmanship.

    Fitz.
     
  7. OP
    OP
    François Rothan

    François Rothan Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    The canoe is 4 feet in length, with a beam of 9 inches and a depth of almost 4 inches. It is a 1/3 scale model of a Malecite hunter's canoe. Number of hours of work is approximately 100 hours, including the gathering of material ( roots, cedar and bark)
     

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