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Peter’s long and knotty Greenland paddle build, Sackville, NB, Canada

Introduction This is my first paddle build. I’ll be using cheap western redcedar 2-by-4 boards as practice before I try with nicer wood. I live in a small town on the east coast and there are very few options for me to find good wood. There will probably be plenty of knots and some...

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2 West Greenland Kayaks, built in Bristol (UK) by Ant

Hello, this post follows a pair of West Greenland kayaks that I’m building. My name’s Ant and I’m a wooden boatbuilder based in Bristol (UK), who also loves kayaking. Prepping I’m using Western Red Cedar for the gunwales, stringers and keel, and green English Oak for the ribs and cockpit coamings. First I make...

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