|You can build a Bear Mountain Canoe!
Deceptively beautiful, the Bear Mountain Canoe is not only
rugged and functional, but is easily built by anyone with
a minimum of carpentry tools and wood working skills. The
Bear Mountain Style of canoe building was developed by Ted
Moores, internationally recognized canoe builder, designer, author and teacher. When you build a Bear Mountain Canoe, his 17 years of experimenting, designing, and building luxury canoes are at your side. Your first canoe will exceed your wildest dreams.
The wood/epoxy strip plank system is a series of simple,
easy to do steps. When we show you the right order, you
can experience the magic of being part of your canoe and
all it knows. It is as simple as edge glueing narrow cedar
strips over a temporary mold and fiberglassing inside and
out with Epoxy Plus epoxy resin. After sanding and
varnishing, the fiberglass cloth becomes transparent,
giving the appearance of natural wood with many coats of