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PostPosted: June 17th, 2008, 12:23 am 
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Here is a quick update to my paddle adventure.

First paddle carving and pyrography finished. Just awaiting the bulk paddle varnishing day.

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All 3 paddles. Two awaiting their pyrography sessions then all will get the shiney goo.

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Now I need some more paddle shape ideas. Any other good easy touring open lake type paddles I should look into. Maybe massive laminating project like a Whiskey Jack.


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PostPosted: June 17th, 2008, 11:05 am 
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That looks pretty great Zapblam. Nicely done!
Now I'll recognise you when I see that paddle on the water.
Cheers,
Bryan

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Very Nice!!! The artwork really complements the grain of the wood and is a perfect addition. Are you planning on burning on the laminated beavertail as well or just leave it with the gorgeous contrasting woods? Either way, it's a sweet feeling to use your very own hand-made paddle on the water.

As far as other blade designs go, have you checked out Doug Ingram's great page on Historic Canoe Paddles? There are plenty of interesting designs. I've tried replicating the diamond blade shaped Passamaquoddy and found it was nice in deepwater. You could also check out The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America by Edwin Tappan. It has many more paddle blade designs from each of the major canoeing regions of North America. Most of my stuff is an re-interpretation on this classic source.

As an aside, you may consider posting on the The Woodburner.com Gallery. Great community of pyrography artists sharing tips and compliments on the work. I'm sure your burning will be much appreciated.

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