Jim Allen says: Ray, I don’t know if I ever sent you a photo of my canoe in place in my new summer house. Here it is. It has been without a doubt the most commented, liked feature by everyone who has seen the house or seen photos of it. It really makes the room That is the 6’ model I built from your kit. The lake house is on Seneca Lake in western NY. I embellished the kit ever so slightly by adding an extra red cedar strip near the sheer and making the thwarts out of ash – which is what I think a full sized canoe would use.