1. Howie

    Penn Yan Rainbow Outwale Profile

    I'll shortly be starting on restoring another 1940's Penn Yan Rainbow. Its outwales have significant damage and will need replacing, but there's enough there to allow me to take measurements. And I'm wondering how to make 'em to be like the originals. In addition to the above Rainbow I...
  2. Howie

    Huron stem treatment?

    I'm just starting to look at a canoe I picked up a few years ago that's been identified by WCHA'ers as a Huron. Note the arrow-head deck. My question is: how were the outside stem areas treated on these things? As you can see from the pics the stems are quite blunt shaped and are sort of...