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by Icebiker
Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: History of cedar stripping
Replies: 4
Views: 6586

Re: History of cedar stripping

Thanks Glen! I'll be sure to order one.
by Icebiker
Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: History of cedar stripping
Replies: 4
Views: 6586

History of cedar stripping

I was browsing the web, but couldn't seem to find the history of cedar strip building. It looks like Peterborough started cedar stripping, but who started fiberglassing the hull?

The only tidbit of information that I could find is that the method was refined by some canoe racers.
by Icebiker
Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: A few questions
Replies: 2
Views: 965

A few questions

Firstly, thanks to all of the experienced members who contribute here, it really helps! 1. I re-read the section on fiber-glassing the inside of the hull a few times, and it doesn't seem to mention planing the inside stems. I wasn't sure what to do, but I want to 'glass soon so I put a fillet in. Is...
by Icebiker
Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Fairing
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Fairing

I hope I'm not the only one who's done this...

I mixed 105 with 407... But I didn't add any hardener. I filled all of the gaps on my canoe...

What do I do now? Will it ever cure? Or do I need to wipe it all off?
by Icebiker
Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Stems are done
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

Re: Stems are done

Woooow these are some beautiful stems!
by Icebiker
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Weird Bilge Stripping Solution
Replies: 4
Views: 1643

Weird Bilge Stripping Solution

Hello, I am a 19 y/o from Northern Ontario building a Prospector. As I am pretty new, I have had a few problems. Luckily I have a friend who is pretty proficient in woodworking (albeit mostly non-canoe woodworking). I had the common problem of the strips wanting to pull off of the mold at the bilge....