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  1. HudsonRiver

    Dugout Canoe Pirogue/Cajun --Needs a new loving home....

    We have been offered an very nice antique dugout canoe/Cajun Pirogue. It seems a nice example although it is not historically relevant to our collections here. We would like to find an appropriate home for this boat. If you are interested please contact me directly for donor contact...
  2. Howie

    1902 Rushton Indian complete

    I've just finished restoring my 15' 1902-ish Rushton Indian, Grade B, serial #84. It weighs 67# and is 31-3/4" wide from the outer rails. Seat, thwarts, and decks are chestnut. Note the odd wide/flat keel and the staggered placing of the screws holding the keel. To compensate for the...
  3. Howie

    Question about top & outer rails on a Rushton Indian

    Some day soon I hope to canvas & mud Rushton Indian (not an IG 'Girl'). In the mean time I've been preparing the top & outer rails. This canoe is a Grade B, so it has rail caps and a non rabbeted outer rail. The canoe came to me with several nicely labeled bags of hardware and some short...
  4. Howie

    I Was Wrong - It Is A Rushton!

    This is something like my 3rd thread on this canoe... Sorry! But today while clean & stripping I discovered a '15' stamped into the front stem. Then I found this stamped into the rear stem: So, a 15' Rushton with the correct fat stems, fat keel, front seat suspended via wood blocks screwed...
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