Monthly Archives: July 2015

Building an Adirondack Guideboat-The Launch of the Thankful

The time has finally come to launch my latest guideboat, the Thankful.  I have chosen the name in honor of one of the most accomplished guideboat builders, Caleb Judson Chase. Chase was born the youngest of six children in 1830 … Continue reading

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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-Happy Birthday Frances C.

When we arrived in Long Lake one of the first things to do was to get the guideboats, now three, in the proper order.  The Frances C., the first boat I built, would come out of hibernation.  She would go … Continue reading

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