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Building my First Wood Canvas Canoe.

Hello Folks It’s been quite some time since I have had time to write anything to my blogg what with illlness which was followed by lockdown! but I thought as this Canoe is a different type of build then it deserves to be recorded. For those of you who are unaware wooden canoes come in many different types of construction. First off there were Dugouts. These were made essentially from hollowed out logs. Then there were birch bark canoes. Made with a covering of birch bark over a wooden framework. These were followed by wide board and batten canoes often made using an old dug out as a form.(The Sailing Canoe in one of my earlier bloggs that I reskinned with resin and fibreglass was of this var

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