Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Urban Oarsman & Son build a Canoe part eight.

Another rainy day in North Vancouver.  Paul is home so we decide to put on a couple of strips. Since the last post, I put on two strips without Paul…Do not want the project to “stall” The way we put … Continue reading

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The Urban Oarsman & Son build a Canoe part seven.

It is a Rainy day today, so Paul and I decide to put a few more strips on the canoe. Where we ended last time: We take off all of the clamps and the blue painter’s tape and the strips … Continue reading

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The Urban Oarsman & Son build a Canoe part six.

Today’s project…get a few strips on! For Christmas I got a radiant heater from Lee Valley. First Paul finishes beveling the stemposts. Paul uses my 5″ random orbital sander to put the bevel onto the stempost.  Using 80 grit paper, … Continue reading

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The Urban Oarsman & Son build a Canoe part five.

Well, it is after Christmas and Paul and I have gone to Windsor Plywood to buy an accent strip for the canoe.  They happen to have some 2¼ by 5/16” by 16′ long oak casing.  Paul finds a piece with a … Continue reading

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