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Canoe Paddles : A Complete Guide to Making Your Own
by Graham Warren and David Gidmark


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"This book combines practical woodworking technique with practical canoe use experience... It] covers every single aspect of canoe paddle building." -- Sawdust and Shavings

Despite the growing interest in making paddles and canoes, it can be difficult to find reliable information on that craft -- except for this book.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"This book combines practical woodworking technique with practical canoe use experience... It] covers every single aspect of canoe paddle building." -- Sawdust and Shavings

Despite the growing interest in making paddles and canoes, it can be difficult to find reliable information on that craft -- except for this book. First published more than a decade ago and having sold 35,000 copies, "Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own" is the ultimate modern guide to the traditional craft for both the how-to beginner and the skilled woodworker.

In "Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own," longtime canoeist and woodworker Graham Warren provides detailed information and guidance to make a canoe paddle that will be used with confidence and cherished for generations.

The book is thoroughly illustrated with photographs, line drawings and plans with measurements for: How to make a paddle having a single blade, a bent shaft, or double blades How to protect a paddle with oil or varnish What to look for when test-driving a paddle How to decorate a paddle How to care for and repair a paddle.

The authors include an appreciation of the evolution of the paddle plus a special chapter by renowned canoe-buuilding teacher David Gidmark which celebrates paddle-making in the native tradition.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781552095256
  • ISBN-10: 1552095258
  • Publisher: Firefly Books
  • Publish Date: March 2001
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 11.01 x 8.53 x 0.42 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.04 pounds


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Books > Sports & Recreation > Canoeing
Books > Crafts & Hobbies > Woodwork - General
Books > House & Home > Do-It-Yourself - General

 
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