Seven new paddles
Written by Tom Steenbergen   
zondag, 28 oktober 2007

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Seven new paddles (photo: Hans Heupink)
During yesterdays workshop 7 participants carved 7 new paddles from the blank they had carefuly glued together on the thursday before teh workshop.

The day started at nine o'clock with a cup of coffe or tea and some explanatation. After that it was a lot of hard work to execute all the steps to slowly shape a  blank into a paddle.

This years laminates were build up up from red cedar with a core of ash and edge strips of oak. For the tips we had found a nice piece of mahogany. This will eventually give nice red and hard tip, but during the shaving this  mahogany was sometime quite brittle.

After a long day of shaving, marking and shaving the padles are proudly posed and can be taken for some finishing like  sanding and oiling.

Last Updated ( zondag, 28 oktober 2007 )