1. J

    Measuring the amount of canvas stretch

    The two common books on canoe restoration don't have much detail on how much to stretch the canvas. Both mention wrinkles and puckers. Mike Elliott talks about the sound of a tenor drum. (Find YouTube videos on tenor drums if you, like me, are clueless on musical instruments.) Since I maybe...
  2. MGC

    Stem treatment ?

    I just finished installing a canvas. As I was getting ready to tack the canvas to the stems I got curious about what If anything) folks were applying to the stems and or between the top and bottom layer of canvas. What got me thinking about this was discovering that the entire top layer of my...