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Pirogue plans. Slices of cajun. Inspired and adapted from a caribbean indian design by early Creole and Cajun settlers over two hundred years ago this unique highly versatile craft has no rival in the backwaters of Louisiana east Texas or anywhere else shallow skinny water is a. Im happy to help.
I think we are leaning towards using the lightest thinnest ply that we can get away with since we navigate waters that dont have that many rocks or hard objects to hit. 832005 14554 AM Pirogue. If you are a beginner take your time study the plans MAKE A MODEL get a book.
Your boat may be built from 12 to 15 7 using two sheets of 14 plywood. Not to mention we wont be traveling very fast either. There are no permanent seats the plans contain details for removable seats and so it is easy to configure the pirogue for both one and two paddlers.
Members include public libraries academic libraries museums and archives from arcross the state. Best of all the flat bottom of the pirogue gains you access to more of this river than any other form. Handy Punt simple fishing punt Boat plan.
Everything is made as simple as possible both for building the pirogue and for handling. The back seat has a low back rest but the front is intended to be used in reverse when paddled single handed. If you are not sure how to do the building buy a plan from a reliable designer.
The amount of fiberglass cloth and paint required will vary with the length built and the amount of coverage. Our Cypress Pirogue Plans are now for sale. The most difficult part was scarfing the joints.