The Building Continues!!!

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Blog entry by buckfill posted 04-30-2009 02:15 PM 1027 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone!

I have continued to build my first Cedar Strip Canoe. So far it has not been too bad. I am really enjoying it. I have completed all the stripping and most of the outside sanding. I am ready to epoxy on the outer stems. Then I will have to do some fime sanding and fibre glass the outside. This is a really great project.

I am not sure if I told you or not but this canoe is for a buddy of mine. He is paying for the materials and I am giving him free labor. He really wanted a canoe and I really enjoy woodworking.

I have started a web site of the project. This is so that my friend (and anyone else) can track the progress. I keep uploading pics as the project progresses. Feel free to check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks.


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#1 posted 04-30-2009 03:10 PM

Buck, this is one great documented project! I have been wanting to build one of these for years. Your blog may have just pushed me over the edge to do it. I really enjoyed your blog and the amount of detail. Nice work. Good luck!

-- NorthWoodsMan

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#2 posted 04-30-2009 03:17 PM

Thank you

I will continue to update everyone as I progress.


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#3 posted 04-30-2009 04:50 PM

Great project. I thought it was cool watching the canoe take shape just looking at your pictures, so I imagine seeing it in your own workshop has to be a great experience.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#4 posted 04-30-2009 05:00 PM

That’s really coming along. Looking great.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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