On Monday I will be working on replacing the stems in Peter Vigues canoe. Last week Peter replaced the stems in a Duck Boat for Craig Carter and the stems in a Old Town canoe for James Baxter. We seem to have a rash of boats with bad stems. Its not easy replacing the stems but if the replacement stem is bent correctly , it makes the whole process a bit easier. Each of these stems are bent to their own custom shape with a custom jig made to accommodate that shape.
Please note that the web address for he web cam has changed. It is now: http://www.wooden-canoes.com/~nw68go/
Its kind of a awkward address and I'm working to get more common sense one but its all greek to me!
Welcome to the Blog of the Northwoods Canoe Web Cam. Located in Atkinson, Maine, we have been custom building new and restoring wooden boats and canoes for over 30 years. We specialize in wood and canvas canoe construction but we also work on a wide selection of wooden boats. In addition to the work on the boats and canoes we offer a wide range of specialized canoe material to those working on their own boat. Private classes are offered to those that want to come to the shop and build their own wooden canoe.
The web cam in the shop is very recent and we are still in the experimental stage with it.