Welcome! This is a blog about the Adirondack guideboat. It includes whatever strikes that author’s fancy. For example, you might follow his progress building such an iconic craft, or go along on a 90 mile guideboat race, or learn about some particularly interesting person or happening involving these magnificent wooden boats. Enjoy.
The Adirondack Guideboat-The 90 Miler-a Reprise
On this weekend every year the Adirondack 90 mile canoe race is run.  The race starts in Old Forge, NY
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The Adirondack Guideboat-Another small craft
Mention lightweight to any member of my family from grandchild on up and they know exactly what you are talking
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The Adirondack Guideboat-Author’s Night
Every second Tuesday in August there is a happening in Long Lake, NY.  In case you are in town and
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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-Sally’s Guideboat
It seems that every guideboat has its very own story.  So it is with Sally’s boat.  A friend of mine,
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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-A twentieth Anniversary
  “A fourteen ship that weighs only sixty pounds and carries a thousand pounds over rough water; which is safe;
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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-Guideboat for sale
Well, the time as come to part with one of the guideboats I have built.  There are three in the
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The Adirondack Guideboat-the Buttercup Steam Boat
Last time we talked about the vast changes that the age of steam brought to the Adirondacks.  The railroads brought
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The Adirondack guideboat-guideboats and Steamers
Whenever I view old photos of steamboats in the Adirondacks I almost always see guideboats in the photo.  Why is
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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-Paddles and Changes at the Museum
This summer the Adirondack Museum celebrates its 60th year of being a vast reservoir of Adirondack history.  Many have told
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Building an Adirondack Guideboat-Tacks….again
Two years ago I promised not to mention tacks again.  But then I had second thoughts.  The following proverb brought
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