Re: wrc

Posted by Alan Speakman on Dec 31, 2006

Hi Ken,

I started (and half finished) a canoe with red cedar, and wasn't too happy with it... It splinters and breaks easily. Don't get me wrong... It will work absolutely.

I just checked Gil Gilpatrick's book "Building a Strip Canoe", and he recommends Northern White Cedar. But he also makes plain that you should use what you can get a hold of that's reasonably clear and that you can afford.

Hope this helps,


In Response to: wrc by ken connors on Dec 30, 2006


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