The Wood and Canvas Canoe: A Complete Guide to its History, Construction, Restoration and Maintenance
This rich history begins with the birchbark canoe, follows the turn-of-the-century canoe craze when builders such as Eve Gerrish, E. M. White, B. N. Morris, and others perfected the art of the wood-and-canvas canoe, then takes us step by step through the construction of an E. M. White-designed 18-footer. Fold-out plans are included. Detailed information is also provided on...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Tilbury House Publishers
(first published December 1987)
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I checked this out because I'm really interested in building a canoe. It has detailed instructions, and may be great for some. I find myself attracted to the cedar strip & epoxy canoes over the wood/canvas ones. This book may be extremely useful to some. I prefer Canoecraft by Ted Moores.