top of page
Article Reprint from WCHA Journal

Article Reprint from WCHA Journal


This is an excellent tool to accompany or supplement the book, “The Wood & Canvas Canoe: A Complete Guide to its History, Construction, Restoration and Maintenance,” by Jerry Stelmok and Rollin Thurlow. The Reprint includes two articles:


  • Rebuilding Wood & Canvas Canoes - 8-page article reprint. Text and Illustrations by Jerry Stelmok. Originally printed 1979; and
  • Restoring Old Wood Canvas Canoes, The Backyard Boatyard -  4-page article reprint. by John McGreivey. 1978


Great information on removing canvas, damaged planking, decks, seats and thwarts; removing inwale and ribes; remove damaged planking; detailed information on renewal and refinishing, installing the decks, steaming and installing ribs, planking renewal and recanvasing! 

bottom of page