View Full Version : Texas Small Craft Festival and TSCA Chapter
10-11-2004, 05:42 PM
The Scow Schooner project near Houston is hosting their fourth annual small craft festival on Saturday October 23. They are also forming a Lone Star Chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Assn. For details see http://www.scowschooner.org/
10-13-2004, 07:18 AM
Thanks for the post, Steve. I'll plan on being there.
10-24-2004, 09:26 PM
Here are some pics. Not a very large event, but some nice boats and the people were friendly.
A very nice Pete Culler skiff
Interior of the Culler skiff. The rig is a spritsail.
One of the visitors trying a modified 6-hr canoe.
Another flat bottom skiff. Interesting combination of old and new. Cross planked bottom, with plywood sides.
The skiff, a nice looking kayak, and my pirogue.
A very nice traditional-built skiff, described as a stretched John Gardner design. Cypress planking for the sides and bottom, yellow pine keelson and frames, and elm for the stem and transom cleat. First time in the water. I was asked to help row it back to the dock, about two miles downriver. Picked a good time to row, bucking a good headwind, near whitecaps on the water, and in the middle of a downpour. I'd say it got a good christening.
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