The focus of this website and our business is boats that not only live in your backyard but can be constructed there. Built of wood,by people like you, who with some time, drive, common sense and the ability to use basic tools desire to construct a boat. Beginning with a kit or from scratch using just a set of plans to guide them they have a common goal, getting on the water in a craft they have put together themselves.
We have partnered with Noah’s Marine Supply in Toronto to supply our kits, this allows us to offer kits at a much more competitive price point then we are able to on our own. While your kit will come from Noah’s plan support will still be with us should you have build questions we are just a short e-mail or phone call away.
You can order kits directly from Noah’s web site or place an order through this site by placing a deposit using the Buy Now button on the order page. As each kit becomes available directly through Noah' s the kit price will be underlined and appear in blue as links , simply clicking on the highlighted kit price will then take you directly to the proper page on the Noah's Marine web site.
you wish to simply prowl around Noah's site to see what they
have to offer click on their logo on the left side of the page
and it will take you directly to the opening page of their
do try to keep the kit prices as listed on these pages up to
date, should there be a discrepancy treat Noah’s site as
have begun the process of making some of our plans available
in book format, the first two of these are now ready and
contain the information needed to construct either the Vuntut
10 or 12 pack canoes. The books can be ordered through this
site, or directly from the printer by clicking on the Blurb
logo, sale prices are only available through the web site.
US customers ordering books directly from Blurb will be the
most efficient way to get a copy as they ship from the US,
removing the seemingly inevitable slowdowns that occur when
shipping across a border.
development of the books has lead to another development which
will suit experience builders who do not require a full set of
plans to build one of the canoes. This is the addition of
abbreviated plan sets available in pdf or paper format, the
pdf contains drawings for the layout of the moulds while the
paper set contains full size patterns for the moulds. Both
sets include drawings and notes as required but do not include
step by step notes for the boats construction.
addition to these we have also provided a link to PT
Watercraft on the left side of this page which will take you
to their site and the three excellent e books that they have
on offer. These are a good source of information for anyone
contemplating building a boat.
Keeping Up to Date
We have posted information regarding the cost and
timing of classes on the last page of this site, additional
information can be found on our blog. Our classes and their
timing is personalized run at a mutually agreed time based on
SOCIAL MEDIA: To help keep those interested up to date with what is happening both on the drawing board and in the shop we have a Facebook page, blog, and an Instagram account for which you can find the links below. We use the Facebook page to keep everyone up-to-date on what we are up to in the shop, designs we are working on, and it includes building albums of the boats as they are under construction, this can help you gain an understanding of the building processes.
On the Blog some of the boats have write ups about their build and design, and some of the posts are just simply commentary.
a particular model that interests you? Or would just like to
receive a copy of our brochure? Send us a note and we will
answer your inquiries or get a brochure out to you as quickly
as we can.
Click on the above image to enter the PT Watercraft site which offers a line of e-books aimed at helping the home boat builder to turn out a superior product.Current e-book titles available are: Epoxy Basics, Rolling Perfection and Scarfing Basics.
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