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by Trailguide Pictures
Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Paddles, Techniques, Boat Transportation, Storage & Maintenance
Topic: Tying a canoe to a car
Replies: 0
Views: 3798

Tying a canoe to a car

Hi everyone, I just wanted to share a little tip for tying a canoe to a car that I discovered a few years ago. It's nothing really new or special, pretty simple really. The thing is its one of those blinding flashes of the obvious... if you don't know, you will appreciate the tip. I've written a new...
by Trailguide Pictures
Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Boat-Building Tips & Techniques
Topic: stemless
Replies: 20
Views: 12599

Re: stemless

Thanks for the welcome. I think that there are a couple other points that should be mentioned here. The first is that the designs available through Bear Mountain Boats are IMHO some of the best available as plans/kits, designed by Steve Killing who is a trained designer. These boats are planned to h...
by Trailguide Pictures
Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Boat-Building Tips & Techniques
Topic: stemless
Replies: 20
Views: 12599

Re: stemless

I’ve tried building with and without the stem and have found both methods to be equally challenging during the building process. I have a little article about it here: http://trailguidepictures.com/building-a-canoe-without-inner-stem/ The only real benefits I’ve found in building a canoe without the...
by Trailguide Pictures
Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Canoe seat mounting that allows for different tilt positions
Replies: 11
Views: 5608

Re: Canoe seat mounting that allows for different tilt posit

Hi, Adding a tilt to the rear seat is a great idea. I've added a bit of an angle to my own for a while now. I got the idea from a meditation bench (years ago). The meditation bench was angled and when kneeling it felt perfect. I can compare it to those weird ergonomic chairs. The angle sort of allow...