Chicagoland Canoe Base
 

Business for sale. Owner retiring.

 

Building, Repair and restoration materials
 
 

Canvas.

The canvas that has been used traditionally for canvasing canoes. It has not been preshrunk and contains no chemicals.

Price: $12.95 (10 oz X 60" wide)

   
 

Canvas Filler.

This is a traditional oil-based filler. It is a durable filler that has proven performance on thousands of canoes. This filler needs two to three weeks for drying and creates a hard durable surface for enamel finish paint. It can be stored almost indefinitely, at any temperature, but the ingredients will settle over a long time and must be remixed.

Price: $121 per gallon.

   
 

Old Town Diamond Head Bolts.

This is a brass bolt 7/32" diameter with a diamond shaped head. This bolt will match on historic Old Town Canoes. It comes with a nut.

Price: $14.95 ea (4")

          6"- Not available anymore.

   
     

Bronze carriage bolts.

These 3/16" X 4" bolts are similar to the bolts used by the B.N. Morris, Chestnut and E. M. White canoe companies. Their small diameter makes them perfect for bolting the seats and thwarts to the canoe's inwale. Comes complete with nut and washer.

Price: $1.99 ea.

   
      

Painter Rings

This traditional eye strap and painter ring could be used on the deck or face of the stem.They are a bolt with a 2" shank, washer and nut.

Price: $36.95 ea

   
         

Canoe Tacks

11/16" tacks for regular canoe construction and 1/2" tacks for light or heavy construction. The tacks are solid brass with an oval head. Approximately 1000 tacks per pound.

Price: 11/16 $2.91 per oz

          1/2" $2.50 per oz

          5/16" $2.50 per oz

   
      

Brass stem band.

The traditional 3/8" wide, oval face, hollow back, solid brass stem band. The bands are good for all types of canoes and small craft either as protection on the stems, keels or for other trim.

Standard Length: 10 ft; sold undrilled flat or rolled

Price: $4.50 per foot

   

                     WATAPE

Artificial Spruce Root Lashing Material

For adding realism to creating "birchbark" canoes out of modern materials. Made of pure vinyl with UV protection. Should last 25 to 35 years outdoor exposure. Can be stretched 25% to insure laying tightly to surfaces. Comes in a double strand that can be slit down the middle to form a 1/4 wide "root". Half round in shape. Instructions included.

Price:

1/2" wide double strand - $1.48 Ft

3/4" wide double strand - $1.62 Ft

   
       

Ambroid Cement

A waterproof liquid cement, flexible and fast drying. It is the traditional glue for canvas repairs and patches. No mixing is required, dries in minutes, and is easy to use at home or in the field. A single 1.8oz tube is enough to apply several patches 3 or 4 inches in diameter.

Price: $4.50 per tube

   

Fiberglass Cloth

Fabrics are ideal for building composite laminates and repairing fiberglass structures. May also be used to provide an abrasion-resistant covering for wooden structures. When wet-out, with resins the 6 and 10 oz. fabrics become transparent, allowing a clear, natural wood finish. May be painted or varnished.

Cloth 6 oz, 60" sold by running yard ....... $12.95

Cloth 10 oz, 60" sold by running yard ..... $13.95

   

Fiberglass Mat

Chopped strand mat is very economical and offers good stiffness. However, for greater strength
and a lower weight product biaxials and woven cloth fabrics are generally used.
The following mats are compatible for use with polyester resins and epoxy.

Mat1 1/2 oz, 60" sold by running yard ....... $4.25

Mat1 oz, 60" sold by running yard ............ $3.25

   

Grumman Mast Grommet

A replacement rubber grommet for Grumman's mast thwarts. We are the sole source for this item. Contact us for information about Grumman sail rigs.

Price: $10.00 each.

   

105 Epoxy Resin

105 Resin is a clear, light amber, low-viscosity liquid epoxy resin. It is used with West System Hardeners to wet out and bond to fiberglass, wood, metal and a variety of other materials. Mix 105 Resin with one of four West System Hardeners.

Selected hardener for its intended use and for the cure speed best suited for your job in the temperature range you are working in. Epoxy cures faster in warmer tempratures and in thicker applications. Epoxy cures slower in cooler temperatures and in thinner applications.

105-A  1qt          $37.43

105-B  .98 gal    $96.60

205 Fast Hardener. (Epoxy - Hardener 5:1 ratio)

205 Fast is a general purpose hardener used in a majority of situations for bonding and coating applications.

Pot life at 72F ............................... 9-12 min.

Cure time at 72F ........................... 6-8 hr.

Minimum working temperature  ...... 40F

205 - A .44 pt ...... $19.15

205 - B .86 qt .......$42.19

   

206 Slow Hardener. (Epoxy - Hardener 5:1 ratio)

206 Slow is a general purpose hardener used in warm temperatures or when a slower cure is desired at room temperature

Pot life at 72F ................................. 20 - 25 min.

Cure time at 72F .............................. 9 - 12 hr.

Minimum working temperature  .............. 65F

206 - A .44 pt ...... $19.15

206 - B .86 qt .......$42.19

   

209 Extra Slow Hardener. (Epoxy - Hardener 3:1 ratio)

209 Extra Slow Hardener is a general purpose hardener used in extremely warm and humid conditions.

Pot life at 95F .............................. 15 - 20 min.

         at 72F ................................ 40 - 50 min.

Cure time at 92F ................................... 6- 8 hr.

           at 72F .................................. 20 - 24 hr.

Minimum working temperature  .............. 70F

209 - SA .66 pt ........ $31.96

209 - SB .33 gal .......$71.58

   

207 Special Coating Hardener. (Epoxy - Hardener 3:1 ratio)

207 Hardener is used when an extremely clear, natural wood finish is desired.

Pot life at 72F .............................. 20 - 25 min.

Cure time at 72F ............................... 9 - 12hr.

Minimum working temperature  .............. 60F

207 - SA .66 pt ........ $36.34

207 - SB .33 gal .......$77.63

   

Mini Pump Set.

For the accurate metering of all group sizes of West System Resin and Hardeners. 300 Mini Pumps accurately deliver the proper ratio of resin to hardener with one full stroke of hardener.

The 300 Mini Pumps set contains one resin pump and two hardener pumps. 105/205-206 pumps (5:1 ratio) deliver aproximately 0.8 fl oz of resin/hardener with one full stroke of each pump. 105/207-209 pumps (3:1 ratio) deliver approximately 0.9 fl oz resin/hardener with one full stroke of each pump.

Set of 3 pumps ..................... $13.96

   
Teak Oil

Deks Olje D1

Deks Olje D1 is a special kind of wood oil and is the heart of the Deks Olje System which will give long lasting beautiful brightwork with minimal maintenance. D1 is a uniquely penetrating oil that is high in solids and able to get deep into the wood where it dries, sets and stays.

Used on its own Deks Olje D1 needs occasional topping up of the surface as UV and use wear it out, this is easily done with a simple maintenance coat. Deks Olje D1 is suitable for use on (in) all types of wood from hard to soft wood where its penetrating properties will really bring out the inherent nature and character of the wood.

Price: Liter- $33.95

   

Fillers.

Fillers are used to thicken the basic resin/hardener mixture for specific applications. Each filler possesses a unique set of physical characteristics, but they can be generally categorized as either Adhesive (high-density) or Fairing (low-density).
Adhesive filler mixtures cure to a strong, hard-to-sand plastic useful in structural applications like bonding, filleting and hardware bonding.

Fairing filler mixtures cure to light, easily sandable material that is generally used for cosmetic or surface applications like shaping, filling or fairing.

Prices: between $10.35 and 36.57

   
Klepper Kayak

Klepper Folding Boat Parts

We stock a large selection of frame parts and fittings for Klepper kayaks as well as the older Klepper Master and the Klepper Tradewind models. We also can do repairs on broken wooden parts and replace the rubber rod holders on frames. Replacement hullskins can be furnished.

   

Gunwale Stock

White ash 7/8" x 7/8" x 20 feet long.

20 feet of tight, straight grain. Pick up only.

Price: $50.00 each

   

Standard varnished ash caned seat

Replacement.

Price: $29.95

   

Standard stained ash caned seat Replacement.

Price: $29.95

   

Standard varnished webbed seat Replacement.

Price: $29.95

   

Standard clear varnished twart Replacement.

Price: $12.95

   

Standard stained twart          Replacement.

Price: $13.95

   
   

Standard varnished yoke      Replacement.

Price: $14.95

   

Standard stained yoke           Replacement.

 

Price: $15.95

   
 

 

 

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