Lona from Miami set up one of the dark stained, pine trim 96″ canoe with the bigger lights in a gorgeous Tiki hut. What a setting! And what a great job by Lona, thanks for the pictures.
Hugh from STRAWBERRY PLAINS, TN built this beauty using the 96″ form kit that we sell, which replaced the whole 96″ kit. Absolutely beautiful work!
Thanks for the kit. Modified the design a little, used walnut, poplar and eastern red bud that I cut and milled on the farm. Attached a couple pics thanks again! Hugh
Our newest canoe is a 96″ “Skeleton” canoe, which is the ribbing only with all the other pieces such as the toe rails, seats, thwarts and deck caps. It looks awesome. There’s some tricky parts that we learned how to overcome. All the ribbing had to be laminated with two layers of ribbing so it would maintain it’s shape when dry and be strong enough. Staining is the other challenge, since it is hard to do multiple stains, so we opted to make the whole canoe look like a very old canoe that had been weathered. It has the same premium LED flat panels, 7″ and more lumens, dimmable and very attractive. The light deck is tucked up high enough that small pendant lighting could be installed. This type of skeleton canoe has been requested many times, so we decided to give it a try. Very pleased with it. As of right now, this one is for sale.
Custom order using a Varathane’s Weathered Grey stain, then sanded afterwards to make it look truly weathered. Came out very nice.
George from Maryland did an exquisite job building the Grand Laker kit. He added many of his own touches such as the realistic outboard gas tank and the support strake for the seats. Looks great George?
Bob Christiano South Bend, Indiana, sent in these great pictures of a beautifully done 72″ canoe from our kit. Very nice. He also did a superb job years ago on a 42″ kayak. Thanks for the great pictures and work Bob.
The dark stained 96″ canoe with pine trim and parts, is my favorite.
Ken Price of Langley , WA. did an excellent job building the 72″ Canoe Chandelier from our kit. He added his own touches of Purple heart wood strips. Also he used some rope to hide the cable. Very nice Ken. Looks like he is really enjoying it!