• Paddle Image Archives


Here are some pics of my completed paddles. Clicking on each paddle will take you to the relevant blog post on its construction & decoration details


Below you'll find some archived photos of various other museum paddles, antiques, and decorative paddles that have been already featured on the site. Click on the pics to read the full post on this site.

Museum Paddles | Antique Paddles | Other Unique Paddle Makers


Abbe Museum

American Museum of Natural History


British Museum

Canadian Canoe Museum

Canadian Museum of History (formerly Civilization)


c1770 Cree

c1840 Figured Maple

c1855 Penobscot Wedding Paddle

Mid 19th C Northeastern Woodlands Tiger Maple Paddle

c1860 Woodland Paddles

c1860 Penobscot

c1878 Maliseet

c.1890 Great Lakes Paddle

Mid to Late 19th Century Penobscot Paddles

Mid to Late 19th Century Penobscot Paddles

Late 19th Century Penobscot Paddle

Pair 19th Century Penobscot Paddles

Circa 1900 Penobscot

Maine Guide Paddle

Gould Auction Guide Paddles

Adirondack Guide Paddles

Antique Penobscot

Painted Iroquois

Snake Eyes Folk Art Paddle

Antique Chippewa Paddles

Antique Tiger Maple  Paddles

c1900 Passamaquoddy Paddle

Late 19th Century Penobscot

Late 19th Century Unfinished Birch Penobscot

Early 20th Century Maine Guide

Unknown Date 96" Maine Guide Paddle

Unknown Date 84" Guide Paddle

Unknown Date 58" Cree style Paddle

Unknown Date 93.5" Maine Paddle

Eldred Auction Wolf Robe Folk Art Paddle

1920's Albercrombie & Fitch Paddles

Early 20th Century Maine Guide Paddle

20th Century Diamond Throated Paddle

c1900 Folk Decorated Paddle

Great Lakes Maple Paddle

c1900 Scroll Grip Paddle

19th Century Passamaquoody / Euro carved paddle

Unknown Date Maine Estate Penobscot Paddle

J.B. Charleson 1890 Ottawa River Paddle

1890 Tyendinaga Mohawk Paddles

Unknown Date - Quaver Gripped Paddle - Quebec

1837 Michigan "Indian Carved" Paddle

Unknown Date - Broadbeck Paddle

Unknown Date - Ralph Kyloe Collectible Paddle

Unknown Date - Penobscot Paddles

Unknown Date - Unknown Source Antique paddles

Mid 19th Century - Antique Poplar Penobscot

c1900 Grey Painted Sun Carved Penobscot Paddle

Unknown Date - Historic New England Society Paddle

20th Century Maine Estate Paddles

93 inch Maine Steering Paddle

19th Century Santee Sioux Paddle

Nova Scotia Woodland Paddle

60" Penobscot

Decorative Antique

Luc Poitras

Steve Kovach

Craig Johnson

Luke McNair

Alexandra Conover Bennett

Chris Fisher

R.C. Cross

Ville K

Art Shaw

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