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Bending Mahogany

Discussion in 'Wood and Canvas' started by Fitz, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. Craig Johnson

    Craig Johnson LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Hi Fitz.
    Realize it is an old thread but do you remember what paint brand and color was on that boat. I have been considering something similar. Thanks.
    Craig
     
  2. OP
    OP
    Fitz

    Fitz Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Hi Craig:

    The color is "Persian Red". I think it was an old Interlux color, but I couldn't get it anymore. So, I called George Kirby IV and asked him for "Persian Red". He said, "sure"! I was a bit apprehensive at the time, because the owner of the canoe really, really, really liked the original color, the owner of the canoe was the CEO of my company, and I wasn't sure how close George could come without a color chip etc., but he nailed it, based on some remaining paint around the keel etc. I can't recall the original build record color, but it had been Persian Red for a long time.
     

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