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Canoe Building Instructions: Preparing the Hull for Fairing

Canoe Building Instructions may vary from shop to shop and from person to person. I’ve mentioned this in other posts about my cedar-strip canoe building process. This is my way of building a canoe, and I hope that all canoe builders develop their own unique process. To me, this is what moves us from manufacturing canoes, to being…

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Canoe Building Tips: Stripping the bottom of a canoe

Canoe building tips are available all over the place. You can find them online in special canoe forums, in books, or in dvd’s and digital downloads, or take a course with an experienced builder. When I started building canoes I searched all over and I think I probably read or watched them all. My book…

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Cedar-strip Canoe Building: Lofting Canoe Forms

Lofting canoe forms is one of the first steps in building a cedar-strip or skin-on-frame boat. Of course there are a lot of very good full sized plans that you can purchase from a number of reputable canoe building businesses. For some people, the cost of purchasing full-sized plans puts the prospect of building their…

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Cedar-strip Canoe Building: Adding the Bead & Cove

How to prepare cedar-strips for canoe building. Do you want to build a cedar-strip canoe? We have several very detailed free videos you can watch that will give you a good idea of what’s involved. Cedar-strip canoe building is a method of boat building that requires “milled” or prepared cedar strips. Most canoes will take…

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Jason Eke

Jason Eke is a canoe builder and paddling enthusiast who enjoys exploring new places, meeting new like-minded people and sharing those experiences through his films. He’s an advocate for paddle-sports and watershed conservation projects and spreads that message through his audience of 25,000+ monthly viewers. The Producer and Director here at Trailguide Pictures Jason can be…

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