Oh the Grand Laker canoe, in a class of its own. 51" long, built the same way with same materials. Even has an wood outboard kit. A real eye catcher!
The 54" Wood strip canoe kit is our second most popular. A mid-sized kit. Just like building the real thing!
Click on any of the pictures for full details on each kit.
Jonathon Leo from Tennessee sent several pictures of his finished 72 canoe chandelier. Looks great in his study. Good job Jon.
New video about the canoe lights and how they are made.
Just finished a 96" canoe with Red Cedar ribbing! Very pleased.
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The 24" wood strip canoe kit is our smallest kit but has the features of the large kits for smaller spaces.
Larry Collins building the 72 on his workbench. Looks great!
Richard Backus of Charlotte, MI sent a beautiful picture of his 24" canoe on the mantle. Excellent job! He's building the 54 now.
Then there is the 96" Wood strip canoe kit. Now this is getting quite large, but still can be built on your table or workbench. Great for making into a chandelier over your bar or pool table. This is a serious canoe model!
The 72" Wood strip canoe kit is now getting big. This large canoe kit is a full 6' long, built the same easy way as the others. Even more life like, great value.
The book so many people have been asking for. Complete plans with full size form cut outs for 3 canoe models, 42 kayak & chandeliers.
The big 6' Stitch & Glue kayak kit. 1/8" Mahogany plywood with clear pine Red cedar decking. Kick up rudder, coaming, foam seats, opening hatches!
Just finished a canvas covered 54" with the LED string lights. Looks great on the wall!
Go to the "How to Video" page and watch the assembly videos of most of the kits. Instruction manuals can be downloaded for studying at home as well.
The 72" poplar with out ribbing canoe light, painted Hunter Green. A real hit at the show!
Another custom 96" Canoe Chandelier going out to a beautiful log home in Monatana. This one has hanging rope pendant lights. Very cool!
I have finally unveiling the Kayak Chandelier! This is one of the first ones. There are many ways the lighting can be installed. I will post more pictures. Please let me know if you have any ideas. This light is availbable to buy.
Two new short assembly videos of the 72 canoe chanderlier and the 42 kayak
I redesgned the forms for 96" canoes making it even easier to lay the strips down with less twisting. Here is the first one as a chandelier, going to Omaha NE.!
JacK Carter of Norfolk, Virginia sent in several pictures of his beautiful 54" canoe. He actually built a second one using the same forms and is now preparing to build the 36 & 72 !
EXPERIENCE THE FUN OF BUILDING YOUR OWN CANOE OR KAYAK RIGHT ON YOUR TABLE OR WORKBENCH! JUST LIKE BUILDING THE ACTUAL FULL SIZE CANOE OR KAYAK BUT EASIER AND LESS EXPENSIVE. ITS AN AUTHENTIC SCALE MODEL OF POPULAR CANOES AND KAYAKS, UNIQUE AND CUSTOMIZED BY EACH BUILDER. VARNISHED OR PAINTED, IT WILL BE THE SHOW PIECE OF THE DEN, OR OVER THE FIREPLACE IN THE GREAT ROOM. BASIC WOOD WORKING TOOLS IS ALL THAT'S NEEDED. THERE ARE MANY NEW OPTIONS BEING ADDED ALL THE TIME. SEVERAL INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS SHOW STEP BY STEP OF THE CONSTRUCTION. ALL QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES ANSWERED RIGHT AWAY. THERE ARE MANY COMPLETE MODELS FOR SALE AS WELL. WE WORK HARD AT DELIVERING QUALITY WOODS, HAND PICKED AND INSPECTED. IF FOR ANY REASON YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH YOUR KIT, SEND IT BACK FOR A FULL REFUND WITH IN TWO WEEKS AND WE'LL REFUND THE COST OF YOUR KIT. BROWSE THE SITE AND FEEL FREE TO EMAIL or CALL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS. IF YOU WANT TO PAY BY A CHECK, NO PROBLEM, I CAN TAKE YOUR ORDER OVER THE PHONE.
The new 42" wood strip kayak has a higher bow and flatter aft section. Modeled after one of the popular DIY full size kits. This is a real beauty and easy to build. Very pleased with this new version and you will be too!
The 36" Wood strip canoe kit is our most popular with hundreds built. A full featured kit at a low price. Perfect size, lots of fun!
Another 96" Canoe Chadelilier going out the door. This one also has the rope lights. More pictures, click here.
Read and print out the Canoe Model Kits brochure here.
The 42" plywood "Hybrid" stitch & glue kayak kit has been remastered and better than ever. Added a rudder and a helpful sheer clamp. Very easy to build in a 1/3 of the time of the others. Modeled after the very popular kits.
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A 72" chandelier with the new 4 in 1 dimmable LED lights, switchable to warm, cool or sunlight. A much better light, better harness. Comes in round or square. Go to Canoe Chandelier page for full details.
Brent Edwards of Nashville TN did an outstanding job on his 96" canoe. He bought the chandelier kit. Very Nice!Here it is finished and hanging in his beautiful cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains!
The new "How to build the strip canoe model" DVD that will come with some of the kits. The DVD has 3 other how to videos included .
The 55" skin on frame kayak. The easiest, least of mess to build, with impressive results at a low price. Exactly like building the full size. Click for details