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Old Town Otca completed...

Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by Howie, Apr 2, 2017.

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  1. Howie

    Howie Wooden Canoe Maniac

    Thanks to a relatively warm winter I was able to complete the 18' 1937 Otca "AA" Grade I picked up last October. It had a ton of white paint slathered on it. Most of the paint came off, though I found it impossible to get the stuff out of scratches without losing a lot of wood! On the bright side, maybe the paint (lead based I assume) saved the canoe since it was in decent barn-fresh shape when I got it. At least it hadn't been fiberglassed. But it's already sold, so I won't get a chance to paddle it myself!
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  2. divedog

    divedog LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Good looking canoe! Nice Work!
     
  3. firedfromthecircus

    firedfromthecircus New Member

    Gorgeous!

    Any before pics?
     
  4. OP
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    Howie

    Howie Wooden Canoe Maniac

    Thanks for the comments.... Here's some before pics.
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