Monthly Archives: March 2019

Bee’s Wax or Snow Guard on Oar Leathers?

Using scrap pieces of leather, I put a dab of Snow Guard is on the Left and a piece of Bee’s Wax is on the right. Bee’s wax can be pretty expensive…Mountain Equipment Co-Op sells a 60 gram bee’s wax … Continue reading

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Leathering Oars.

For the Vancouver Wooden Boat Society, I am teaching a how to make Oars workshop at our new site, formerly the Old Coal House building, now the Wooden Boat Centre at 60 East Columbia Street in New Westminster, BC. This … Continue reading

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Gwragedd Annwn’s Cupped Spoon Oars.

Gwragedd Annwn has “D” section red cedar cupped spoon oars. They are 8’6″ in length and have a blade area of ≈125 square inches. I have two sets, sized for the fore and aft rowing positions. The fore pair weigh … Continue reading

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