Here is my 1:8 scale model of my Indian Girl Navahoe. I built it so I had something to do inside the warm house rather than out in the workshop. I used all the right techniques and most correct materials for a cedar canvas boat except using glue instead of nails and tacks. I’m generally pleased with how things have turned out. There are a couple of things I’d like to change: The Rushton Indian Girl canoes have quite a bit of tumblehome. I made my form without any tumblehome, thinking I would be able to pull the sides in once it was off the form. I knew this would lessen the rocker and compensated for that. What I didn’t consider was that the length of the rails would be different with and without tumblehome, and that by pulling the boat in, I have caused the sheerline to deform and rise in the middle slightly. The rails and caps have ended up too chunky. With a finer grained wood, I could probably have cut the curves successfully out of veneer, rather than bending thicker wood. As it is, scaled they would be 2” x 1” I should have taken more care to make the stems finer. Adding canvas paint and filler has made them far blunter than they should be. For the ribs and planks I bought veneer. I should have looked to see if I could find or cut some thicker veneer for the ribs. While 0.6mm leaves the scaled planking a bit thick, it leaves the ribs a bit thin.