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Malecite paddle

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by François Rothan, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. François Rothan

    François Rothan Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Two malecite chip carved paddles I've made recently, one is in cedar the other in sugar maple, They display traditional double curved patterns . Length: 6 feet
     

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  2. Greg Nolan

    Greg Nolan enthusiast

    Very nice work!
     
  3. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Wow! I appreciate how difficult it is to get such clean pattern in hard maple.
     
  4. beaver

    beaver Birchbark CanoeingBuilder

    Very Nice Francois:cool: Those paddles are some long ones eh?
     
  5. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    Fabulous job!
     
  6. OP
    OP
    François Rothan

    François Rothan Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Thank you for the good words, actually the paddles are 5' 4'', sorry for the error... This is another paddle I made last year
     

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  7. chris pearson

    chris pearson Michigan Canoe Nut

    Very cool!!!!!
     
  8. Douglas Ingram

    Douglas Ingram Red River Canoe & Paddle

    Nice work.

    Quick question. With all the carving, are these working or presentation paddles? Is there any finish?
     

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