The ribs are tapered to give strength to the bottom of the canoe where it is needed
most. They are attached with brass ring-
The planking is the next step. Only clear quarter-
The planks are attached. We take care to choose wood for the best colour and grain pattern to create a strong and beautiful canoe.
The planking is gently planed to give the canoe its smooth curves.
Number 10 canvas is then stretched over the canoe. A non-
The canoes, which come in ivory, bright red, deep loden green, and oxford blue, are
fitted with hand-
Optionally, you may order wood slat seats in beautiful birds-
“When people first see our canoes, they are impressed with their beauty. First impressions are important, and I am proud when they notice the care I take in the construction and finish of our canoes, but…
… the real test comes in paddling one of these truly fine canoes. I invite you to do so in full confidence that there is no finer canoe on the market today.”
– Thelma Fletcher/Cameron, builder
A Safe, comfortable ride...
... for even your
most precious cargo.
Canoes built in our shop in Atikokan use only the finest materials available. Local white cedar is used for the planks and ribs, while ash, oak, cherry or maple are the hardwoods used.