The focus of our business is boats that not only live in your backyard, but can be constructed there. Built of wood by you, who with some time, drive, common sense and the ability to use basic tools. Beginning with a kit, or from scratch using just a set of plans to guide them they have a common goal, getting on the water in a craft they have built.
In addition to plans and kits we offer design services, and
can modify one of our existing designs to suit your needs or
design an entirely new boat to suit your needs. These options
can be coupled with having a boat custom built for you from an
existing, custom or semi custom design. Call us to discuss
pricing for these services, based on your needs, we are also
happy to take on larger projects.
Noah’s Marine Supply in Toronto supplies our kits, allowing us to offer kits at a much more competitive price point then we are able to on our own. Your kit will come from Noah’s plan support will still be with us, should you have build questions we are just a short e-mail or phone call away.
Orders can be placed directly from Noah’s web site, through this site, or by calling us directly to discuss your options. As kits becomes available directly through Noah' s the kit price is underlined and appears in blue, clicking on the highlighted kit price will take you directly to the proper page on the Noah's Marine web site.
you wish to simply prowl around Noah's site to see what they
have to offer click on their logo on the left side of the page
and this will take you directly to the opening page of their
try to keep the kit prices as listed on these pages up to
date, should there be a discrepancy treat Noah’s site as
have begun the process of making some of our plans available
in book format, the first of these are now ready and contain
the information needed to construct either the Vuntut 10 or 12
pack canoes or the Massasauga 12 kayak. The books can be
ordered through this site, or directly from the printer by
clicking on the Blurb logo.
At this writing another book style plan is nearing completion on, it covers building the Vuntut 14 pack canoe.
customers ordering books directly from Blurb can be the most
efficient way to get a copy as they ship from the US, removing
the seemingly inevitable slowdowns that occur when shipping
across the border.
addition to these we have also provided a link to PT
Watercraft on the left side of this page which will take you
to their site and the excellent e books that they have on
offer. These are a good source of information for anyone
contemplating building a boat.
Keeping Up to Date
We have posted information regarding the cost and
timing of classes on the last page of this site, additional
information can be found on our blog. Our classes and their
timing is personalized run at a mutually agreed time based on
SOCIAL MEDIA: To help keep you up to date with what is happening both on the drawing board and in the shop we have a Facebook page, blog, and an Instagram account for which you can find the links below. We use the Facebook page to keep everyone up-to-date on what is happening in the shop, designs we are working on, it includes building albums of the boats as they are under construction, this can help you gain an understanding of the building processes.
On the Blog some of the boats have write ups about their build and design, and some of the posts are just simply commentary.
Click on the above image to enter the PT Watercraft site which offers a line of e-books aimed at helping the home boat builder to turn out a superior product.Current e-book titles available are: Epoxy Basics, Rolling Perfection and Scarfing Basics.
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