The entire fabrication process is done by myself from the beginning to the end . I prepare
whole wood necessary from timber found in my region south of Québec City. I use clear cedar
the ribs and planking; yellow birch, larch and black cherry for seats and crossbars; spruce
rails and ash for the stems . My canoes are covered of cotton canvas with green pvc or
canvas with filler and enamel of the desired color . The seat`s weaving is from caribou ,
deer raw-hide . All the hardware is rust resistant.
The designs of all my canoes are from my conception. With thousands of kilometers of
paddling , I have
come to shapes that well balance the strength, weight, grace and rapidity. The rocker and
of the ribs can be made to the buyers request. The stem bands are made of aluminium or
Many options are available.