Sebago - JIm Luton's Canoe Paddle Making Workshop
Apr 27, 2016Public
Photo: Sebago Canoe Club " Make A Canoe Paddle " students and teacher Jim Luton.  B = Beaver style.  O = Otter style paddle.
Photo: Jim using prepared patterns to layout cut lines on Meranti wood blanks.
Photo: Jim using his Shaw & Tenney paddle to check prepared wood patterns.
Photo: Jim placing the prepared wood pattern on Meranti wood blank.
Photo: Jim using a prepared pattern to trace lines for the grip end of the paddle.
Photo: The blank Meranti wood paddles ready for students to work.
Photo: Jim running the Meranti wood blanks through the Jointer.
Photo: Jim running the Meranti wood blanks through the Planer.
Photo: Using the bandsaw to nibble away the wood at the grip end of the paddle.
Photo: Using the bandsaw to cut nibbles at the grip end of the paddle blank.
Photo: Finishing the grip end of the paddle blank.
Photo: Sebago Canoe Club members learning about canoe paddle making
Photo: Jim explaining the characteristics of wood.  Sitka Spruce and Alaskan Cedar
Photo: Jim explaining the characteristics wood.
Photo: Jim explaining what to look for in the profile of a canoe paddle.
Photo: Students tracing lines from patterns to paddles.
Photo: Jim demonstrating the use of the Bandsaw.
Photo: Jim demonstrating the use of the BOSS oscillating sanding machine.
Photo: Students wood working their paddles.
Photo: Students learning to use all the new tools.
Photo: Checking for square at the paddle edge.
Photo: using the Pinnacle #151 Spoke Shave
Photo: Maintaining the centerline at all times and in all places.
Photo: Using the bandsaw to bulk remove wood at the grip.