The focus of our business is boats that not only live in your backyard, but can be constructed there. Built of wood by you, who with some time, drive, common sense and the ability to use basic tools and desire. 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 built.
In addition to the plans and kits that we offer we offer
design services, and can modify one of our existing designs to
suit your needs or design an entirely new boat to suit your
needs. These options can be coupled with having a boat custom
built for you from an existing, custom or semi custom design.
Call us to discuss pricing for these services, based on your
Noah’s Marine Supply in Toronto supplies our kits, allowing us to offer kits at a much more competitive price point then we are able to on our own. 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.
Orders can be placed directly from Noah’s web site or through this site or by calling us directly to discuss your options. As each kit becomes available directly through Noah' s the kit price will be underlined where it appears on this site and appear in blue, clicking on the highlighted kit price will 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 this 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.
development of the books has lead us to make another offer for
experienced 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
the drawings and notes as required but do not lead the builder
step by step through the boats construction.
At this writing we are nearing completion on two more book style plans, one for the Massasauga12 kayak and the second for the Vuntut 14 pack canoe.
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 the border.
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 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 you 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 is happening in the shop, designs we are working on, 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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