I am a custom Pen Maker by hobby, and have decided on something a bit larger for a project. a 16 ft Merimac canoe is my current build. Found this site and hope to learn some valuable tips and tricks to ease the pain of 1st attempts process. Here is where it stands at it current state of the journey. I used poplar, eastern red cedar, and western red cedar. If all is right in the world and I know it never is for me I will have it ready to fiberglass in a few days.