Canoe Restoration  
By Lowell 'Ratty' Shipe - Creston, North Carolina - USA
http://rattysboatworks.com/

This is a 1959 Canoe..It was one of the first one of Poly-easter.... The rest was all Mahogany, well some of it was...Someone did it in thats for sure...

It was 78 hrs of as labor of love.. Then the guy wouldn't pay me for the work ..So now she's mine

Coming back together...

I used the Zibra Brushes to varnish the boat...

78hrs later... I even did the seats in the original colours.. The material was a lot thicker than the original.. The guy that did own it, did say it was shinny..... I almost fell over.......Its 14' 6" .. The deck has a Tapered piece of ash in it now.. I brought the grain of the Mahogany together so it would match by putting the tapered Ash in it......

Thanks for letting me share this with you..... Ratty

SAILS

EPOXY

GEAR