How to Build a Still-Water Canoe

How to build a still-water canoe. Building an inexpensive wood boat in a weekend, including building information on hulls, construction diagrams and layout guide.



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Layout guide.
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Conventionally designed and built, even a little dingy requires a great deal of time, specialized tools, and specialized wood crafting skills that are impossible to invent as you go.
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canoe material list
Canoe material list.
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Canoe parts labeled.
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Template for stem and stern post.
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Stem and stern post detail.
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Methods of joining plywood panels.
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Stem and stern post detail.
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Stem and stern post detail.
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Stem and stern post detail.
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Center frame.
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Center frame.
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Stem and stern post detail.
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Transomed stern.
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Assembly.
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Assembly.
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Fiberglass attachment.
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Assembly.
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Assembly.
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Assembly.
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Assembly.
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