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Roger Turgeon - Night Heron


Roger Turgeon - Night Heron

Paddler's eye view. The design is of 2 Great Blue Heron's (blue-dyed Bolivar wood) flying across a full moon of lightly yellow-dyed bird's eye maple. The cockpit rim (and the external stems) is of laminated tiger maple. Hatch covers are held down with internal bungies to maintain clean deck lines. I chose a picture with all this reflection to show the smoothness of the high gloss finish imparted by having the final UV-protective coat in the form of a sprayed-on automotive clearcoat instead of multiple layers of varnish.