canvas repair

  1. T

    Canvas vs. fiberglass

    I’m new to wood and canvas canoes. I was looking at a 1920s Old Town for sale online recently. How can you tell if the canoe has been fiberglassed in the past? Also, what should I make of widespread spider web cracking? Should I assume it’s going to need to be re-canvassed asap or could...
  2. Boatnut

    Cost for recanvasing Old Town

    I am looking at restoration options for my 1943 Old Town 18' wood and canvas canoe, i.e. next winter's garage project or a professional repair. The wood planking and interior all appear to be in excellent condition so restoration will likely only involve canvas replacement. Again, from a close...