Have an old Town i think 16 foot . serial number 17505 8 16. ( I had this info but lost it .) I am interested in any information but am trying to figure out what the wood used for the inner and outer gunwales i s. It looks like mahogany which i see was used In the " more expensive canoes . while spruce was also used Also . If someone has ideas about the stem wood. as mentioned in another thread, I need to scarf in about 4 inches on the stems and about 9 inches on the Bow Gunwals and 5 inches o n the stern . Thanks in advance Doug . Found the original post !!! Thanks , but still questions about the gunwales . I They do not look like spruce. But it is not given on the order slip .