Building A Strip Canoe by Gil Gilpatrick
Gil Gilpatrick has supervised the construction of more than 500 canoes in over 30 years of teaching Outdoor Resources in a vocational school. His friendly voice of experience addresses the novice or accomplished woodworker in easy step-by-step directions.
Covering everything from safety in the boat shop to repairs, Gil thoroughly explains the whys and shortcuts learned from his experience in the shop and on the water – a Master Maine Guide, he uses his own canoes and tests their performance on the challenging Allagash and other northern rivers every summer.
This brand new second edition of Building A Strip Canoe includes full-size plans and patterns for eight well-proven designs, most of which are Gil’s own adaptations. Step-by-step directions are accompanied by more than 100 full color photographs, plus illustrations. Price: $24.95, Publisher: Fox Chapel. This book may be purchased for $24.95 from Amazon or GilGilpatrick,.com