From the Shop to the Water

06/06/2015 52 albums Share: , , Album RSS
This is the section wherein we get to showcase some of the watercraft in which we have played a part--perhaps a custom built canoe or one built by a customer in the shop or one built from one of our kits.
Ian MacLeod's 2 person kayak -the RELIANT

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...

Tom Payne's 17' ENDEAVOUR kayak

Tom Payne's 17' ENDEAVOUR kayak

Tom has been waiting for a few weeks to get started on this project. I think he spent all that time making up the most...

Barry Cohen's 15' RANGER

Barry Cohen's 15' RANGER

The 15' RANGER is our most popular model and for good reasons-it does a lot of canoeing tasks rather well. This one was...

James Chan's 'DRAGONFLY' 22'-Rowing Shell

James Chan's 'DRAGONFLY' 22'-Rowing Shell

Requests had been made to Steve Killing and Ted Moores about designing a ROWING SHELL which could be made using Ted's...

Gary Bryson's TRUE NORTH kayak

Gary Bryson's TRUE NORTH kayak

Gary had actually purchased a set on molds to build a 17' kayak but decided to build at Canadian Canoes and to make the...

Ed and Elsa Dyck's 15' RANGER

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...

Neil Dellandrea's HURON CRUISER

Neil Dellandrea's HURON CRUISER

Neil is one of the few people we know who owns and paddles a birch bark canoe. He has a number of other canoes and...

Craig St. Germain's 15' RANGER

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...

Tom Kaljumaa's 20'6" kayak RELIANT

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...