I'll soon be starting on restoration of a 14' Huron. And I'm thinking I'll need to replace the inwales. From the pics notice how the inwales are straight at the center of the canoe - for me this really spoils the canoe's 'lines' so-to-speak. Sure - this may have been caused by someone resting the canoe on its side for several years. But I'm wondering if maybe part of the problem was having just one thwart located mid gunnel. Maybe it'd be better on a 14' canoe to have 2 thwarts to allow the center of the gunnels to expand out a bit to allow the gunnels to arc more naturally. At the very least having 2 thwarts would make the canoe easier for one guy to lift & handle. Thoughts??? I mean, it's not like these things a historically significant - I'm fine with making improvements. I'll also likely remake the seats as caned types, not use gunnel 'caps' so the rib tips will be visible, add material to the stem tips to make the profile less 'stubby'.