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Canoecraft + Canoecraft Companion DVD with Nick Offerman Bundle


Canoecraft is the definitive canoe building resource, packed with vital information for first-time and experienced builders alike. Our companion DVD provides visual explanations and examples courtesy of woodworker and actor Nick Offerman. Canoecraft and the DVD sell for $24.95 and $29.95 separately, but for a limited time can be purchased as a bundle for $35 (plus shipping and applicable taxes).

In addition to the book and DVD, the package includes the latest editions of CanoeRoots Magazine, the Epoxyworks newsletter and the Bear Mountain Study Plans catalogue.

As a set, Canoecraft and the Companion DVD make the perfect starter kit for a prospective builder or an ideal gift.

Copies signed by Ted are available upon request.


Now revised and expanded with 32 pages of color and an updated resources section, this international bestseller, known as the 'Bible of canoe building' is bigger and better than ever.

Ted Moores is a master builder of woodstrip/epoxy canoes. Over four decades teaching wooden-boat construction, he discovered that the same dream motivates all of his students, no matter their age: to build something beautiful and functional.

Canoecraft is the road map to that dream. Moores offers comprehensive instructions for the first-time builder, and for the second-time builder. He adds a variety of canoe plans, each presented as a traditional table of offsets. There is also a series of builder's tips and techniques, and an entire chapter on carving a paddle, the perfect accompaniment to a handcrafted canoe.

Whether the goal is to build a general-purpose recreational canoe, or an efficient modern tripping canoe, or a full-decked fast-cruising canoe with walnut veneer, Canoecraft is the ideal guide to making it happen successfully.

Canoecraft Companion DVD
Fine Woodstrip Canoe Building with Nick Offerman

2 DVDs, 136 minutes 

A few years ago, actor and woodworker Nick Offerman (NBCs Parks and Recreation) found himself with some time to kill in New York City while his wife is working on Broadway, so he decided to build a couple of canoes. After reading Canoecraft, Nick called up to purchase some plans and before he knew it Joan had enlisted his help to produce this canoe building video as a companion to Canoecraft. 

This visual guide to Ted Moores best-selling book, Canoecraft, will give first-time builders the confidence to create a fine woodstrip canoe. Nick Offerman's entertaining video documents his adventures building his own Bear Mountain Canoe.


We sometimes  hear from customers how unhappy they are when it costs almost as much to purchase one of our books as it does to ship it. 

Because we are a very small company of two people we are not able to offer free shipping. The rates we charge are not inflated - they reflect the real cost of processing and shipping your order. Big companies get huge discounts on shipping rates due to volume. However, we do ship orders promptly and provide all the free technical assistance and advice you need in a friendly and useful manner. You can call or email us any time to ask questions about your boat building project. Thanks for supporting small business!

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