Re: [Cedar Strip Canoes] File - Welcome
- Thank you everyone for your comments on my canvas question.. It has been very educational. And helpful.
On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 2:51 AM EST Tim wrote:
>Another consideration is the effort you need to put into the molds of a canvas canoe- they need to be far more rugged and have metal pieces to "self clinch" the tacks holding the outside to the ribs. I had some friends that were going to build several identical boats due to the effort required for forms, don't know if they ever got their project done, though.
>--- Kent wrote:
>> Has anyone built a wood and canvas canoe. I built a strip canoe in 1979. I've designed a canoe and was thinking using canvas would be a less expensive way to see if it is worth the expense of extra wood and glass. Any suggestions?
- Hello everyone!
Over the past few weeks we have had many
new members join our group. On behalf of
the owners/moderators, I want to take a
this time and welcome all of you to the
This is a great group for exchanging ideas
and info on the construction of strip built
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If and when you feel the time is right,
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