Ted Srygley of
Archer Florida builds kids canoes!
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Well, that's not all he
builds, but it's what has his attention at the moment. I believe he started
with a plywood pirogue and then moved on to canoes.
Here I'm admiring Ted's strip built
Wee Lassie canoe at a local Lake Santa Fe clean up event.
Here's a better view of it. Western
red cedar covered with glass, epoxy and varnish.
His kids canoes are his own
design. They have 1/8" plywood sides and 1/4" plywood bottoms. No
frames, so they nestle stack very well. (It's a good thing because he's
always hauling a load of them across country for grand kids and nephews and
nieces.) The paddles are 1/8" ply blades on closet rod poles.
Here Ted is getting ready for
some sea trials. The larger boat on the right is actually a "mama
canoe" and you can nestle two or more kids canoes inside it for easy
cartoping to a family adventure. (OK Ted, where's the "papa
You can email questions or
Ted Srygley <email@example.com>