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    Hi everyone Ive just joined through recommendation by my brother who is on here. Im a Carpenter and am thinking of building a wood strip canoe whether I ever get round to doing it is another thing but you never know

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    Good to have an aspiring 'good with some 15cm nails and a really big pot of glue' builder.

    TGB
    May the gentleness of morning, greet your silent passage through endless waters...

    May all your winds be gentle. And for ww - May it rain the night before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TGB View Post
    Good to have an aspiring 'good with some 15cm nails and a really big pot of glue' builder.

    TGB
    What exactly will he be doing with nails as long as that?


    Welcome to the forum Chippy. If you do decide to have a go at a self build, make sure to take a few photos at each stage to show us your progress.

    Happy paddling.
    Big Al.

    Only when the last tree has died
    and the last river been poisoned
    and the last fish been caught
    will we realise we cannot eat money.
    ~Cree Indian Proverb

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    Attaching the gunwales...

    TGB
    May the gentleness of morning, greet your silent passage through endless waters...

    May all your winds be gentle. And for ww - May it rain the night before.

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    Thanks guys , yeah I did think 150 was a bit extreme lol I mean they wont even fit in my nailgun lol

    Oh and dont worry I will take photos but dont hold your breath lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by TGB View Post
    Attaching the gunwales...

    TGB
    How many 6" nails do you need to attach the gunwales?
    Big Al.

    Only when the last tree has died
    and the last river been poisoned
    and the last fish been caught
    will we realise we cannot eat money.
    ~Cree Indian Proverb

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