Right out of the weeds, after sitting for years. Soaking wet right through.
On the van headed home
CCCo deck decal remants
Before the highway canvas peel
What canvas didnt come off on the drive back was taken off
Muck and dirt to be power washed out
Years of grime and dirt
This will be the apprentices project
Washed out and drying, has the great lines of the model 50. My favourite paddling canoe for solo paddling and trips, this is an early one with wide 4" planking, nice and tight from the factory. in the late 1930s the boats were well built.
Drying out nicely
Next will be the chemical strip, carpentry work and bleaching and oiling
Dried out and ready for restoration
Sleek and fast
To be updated when work begins