A current project in the house: (not one that I am involved in, more of a very interested onlooker!)

maybe a Chestnut Company Canoe out of New Brunswick, pre-1910. That seems at least probable given the stems. Now stripped of its fiberglass, it is very, very light! It had been sitting in the barn for the last half century, but the moment struck for new life. It certainly is pretty (not that the pictures here show it well) The hope is to get it back to usable condition by next summer.

It hasn’t had the easiest life, aside from the fiberglass (applied in the 1950’s), it has been dropped badly at least once. But most of the wood is solid.

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