The wood canoes of the Canadian wilderness were used for trade, transportation, hunting and fishing. With a lightly rockered (curved) hull and narrow waterlines fore and aft, they were fast, responsive and easy to paddle. These boats were planked using Cedar strips. Today, they are used for general-purpose paddling and light tripping.
Just like the original, Midwest’s version is built with wooden ribs and strip planking. Kit includes laser cut wooden parts, pre-shaped oars and excellent instructions.
A Complete Kit: Features Midwest's Micro-Cut Quality Flexible Basswood planking strips.
Overall Length: 23.5"
Scale: Scale: 1.5" = 1'
Intermediate Skill Level:
Midwest's line of Success Series boat kits are designed and engineered for your satisfaction and success. All of Midwest's Apprentice Series model kits contain Micro-Cut Quality Woods and their exclusive Success Series Construction Manual, an extensive all English, illustrated, step-by-step manual that makes building a pleasure.
Build a little piece of American history . . . with Midwest's Apprentice Series Kits. Midwest's Apprentice Boats are modeled after the original boats used in the 1800s and early 1900s. When you build these boats, you will learn real boat building techniques with different types of hull construction such as lapstrake and strip planking. The hull of each boat is built on a frame, just like the real thing.
Made in the USA.
Required Items: (not included)
hobby knife, razor saw, sandpaper, wood glue for wood parts, CA for metal parts (super glue),
paint and varnish.
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