1. Build Your Own Canoe
  2. Canoe Restorations and Repairs
  3. Paddle Carving Workshops
  4. Sales of Kits, Materials and Supplies
  5. Sales of New Custom Made Canoes
C. Paddle Carving Workshops
Approximately once a month we offer a full day paddle carving workshop, usually on a weekend. Each course registrant carves a beautiful paddle from a solid piece of black cherry cut to his or her specifications. A century old tool called a spokeshave is used to transform a paddle blank into a functional work of art.

The cost of the course is $150 and this includes all tools and materials. A class typically consists of 6 people and each person finishes their paddle in one session. You are encouraged to bring a camera to record the process.

We also offer paddle carving workshops through Lee Valley Tool Store in Burlington ( as well as Adventure Attic store in Dundas (

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