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Wanderer from the wood and canvas forum and need advice

Discussion in 'Birchbarks, Dugouts and Primitive Craft' started by ebeeby, May 19, 2011.

  1. ebeeby

    ebeeby Novice Canoe Restorer

    My father in law has offered me a 1980's vintage birch bark canoe. It has hung upside-down outside under a gazebo roof for at least 20 years. To my modern wood and canvas eyes it appears to be in pretty good shape - some binding that is unraveling, and the pitch seams will have to be re-freshed.

    I have restored a wood and canvas canoe so I can handle a tool and follow directions (if I spit my gum out).

    This may be the summer to get this canoe from Kansas down to Dallas. But where to start?

    Any advice would be welcomed.

    Eric
     
  2. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

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