A monthly favourite of mine, the current items (April) at the CherryGallery.com features a circa 1900 Adirondack Guide Boat Paddle with an interesting spined grip. This seems quite different from the circular "lollipop" grips seen commonly in this unique paddle design
Adirondack Guide Boat Paddle This maple guide boat paddle has a roll-top handle with a prominent center ridge, and a gracefully tapered blade. Circa 1900 5" w, 70.5" h
I'm an avid canoeist and general "outdoorsy type" guy with a bit of an artistic side. Recently started this hobby of making custom canoe paddles after my disappointing experience with most commercial brands. This site documents various styles of single blade canoe paddles I've made or researched as well as other canoe related info I've stumbled across on my internet wanderings. Hope you enjoy your visit.