Ray Desrochers' 14'10" OSPREY
This is the first OSPREY(a solo canoe designed by John Winters) which has been built in our shop. Ray paddled a fibreglass version and wanted to make his of real wood.
Size: 60 items
Grant Moffat's 17' FREEDOM
Grant had considered a number of models that he might build; the sleek lines of the FREEDOM 17 won the day. Started April 13-04.
Size: 68 items
Craig St. Germain's 15' RANGER
Craig, who owns his own business, is making the time to fulfill one of his dreams. Here, on April 10,2004, the building began.
Size: 50 items
Lindsay Ayers' 16'PROSPECTOR FORT
Lindsay is studying to be an educator specializing in Outdoor Education. Her project began many months ago with a search on the internet;so, in late March 2004, she has commenced a fascinating project.
Size: 85 items
Brett Petrillo's 16' PROSPECTOR FORT
Brett, a devoted paddler, is building this canoe as part of a university program.
Size: 65 items
David Feindel's 15' ONTARIO WHITEHALL
It is now early August, 2004 and this Whitehall, proudly named the ROYAL CHRISTINE (after a special granddaughter!)has been launched near Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.
Bravo! Dave Feindel.
Size: 130 items
Alastair Dempster's 17' kayak ENDEAVOUR
Having a young daughter who just might become a kayak champion provided Alastair with the motivation to build an Endeavour 17' kayak. And, he just might get to use it on occasion!
Size: 87 items
Ed and Elsa Dyck's 15' RANGER
Ed and Elsa learned about our program while reading a magazine article about Arielle Chiefetz whose project is also in this gallery. So, here on January 19,2004, with a bitterly cold winter wind outside, they have begun next summer's craft.
Size: 61 items
Peter Feindel's 17' kayak ENDEAVOUR
With an ocean heritage born in Nova Scotia many years ago, Peter is building this kayak to take back to that most beautiful part of Canada.
Size: 113 items
Stan and Diane Gasner built this 15' Ranger in 2002 and paddled it through the 2003 canoe season. We were just a bit tardy in ge
Size: 41 items
Ian MacLeod's 2 person kayak -the RELIANT
The two person kayak, at almost 21 feet long, is a serious challenge for any builder. Have a look as Ian progresses through the steps to produce this beautiful craft.
Size: 26 items
John Wilson's 17' ENDEAVOUR kayak
This highlight photo shows John about to leave-after many long hours- with his Endeavour for use on Lake Ontario.
Size: 24 items
Connie Vernon's RANGER
Connie had been thinking about this project for some time. When the time and allowance money finally came together, she began her dream RANGER. Check this solo paddling technique!
Size: 30 items
Tom Kaljumaa's 20'6" kayak RELIANT
Tom Kaljumaa lives in Northern Ontario and has built both a double and single kayak for his family. Here is proof that a small space can produce a great watercraft.
Size: 10 items
Cameron Frenette's 17' ENDEAVOUR kayak
Cameron is Pat and Ron's second son who-between completing university and moving to Seattle to start a career-is building his own kayak to take west when he leaves.
Size: 43 items
Brad and Martha's 15' RANGER
Brad (Pat and Ron's older son) with his new wife Martha Wallace, decided to carry on with the family tradition and build a nice new RANGER. Commuting from many miles away made this project even more challenging.
Size: 44 items
Gail and Stan Luckay's 17' NOMAD
In 1994 I had an idea to build a canoe. In 1995 we drove to Port Alberni B.C. & purchased 3 cedar planks and brought them back to Dauphin,Manitoba. For 8 years we seasoned them and this spring we trucked them to Mississauga, Ont. -a total of 2700 kil
Size: 88 items
Bert Kennedy's 15' RANGER
Now that I am recently retired, this canoe building project was one of my "must do" list!
Size: 12 items