Dec
17
2012

Shenandory in action

Shenandory on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River

Dec
21
2009

James River Fly Fishing Trip

Shenandory on the James River
John and Lulu enjoying a great day fly fishing on the James River at an undisclosed location with the Shenandory. Picture provided by John’s son John Coleman.

Dec
21
2009

Returning from a successful maiden voyage!

Returning from a successful trip down the North Fork of the Shenandoah River
Heading down the road after a successful maiden voyage. The boat has performed quite well, much to John’s pleasure. Now, let’s see how many rivers we can get it on this summer….. Stay tuned!

Dec
21
2009

Maiden Voyage

Shenandory Maiden Voyage
John and Lulu contemplate the best route through a blow down on the North Fork.  This could quite possibly be the first wooden drift boat on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.

Dec
21
2009

Loaded and ready for the river!

Finished Shenandory loaded and headed to the river!
The boat loaded and ready for it’s maiden voyage down the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.

Dec
21
2009

Anchor Roller Block Assembly on Transom

Anchor Rollers
Transom Anchor Pulley Assembly with rope and anchor installed.

Dec
21
2009

Anchor Cleat

Anchor Cleat and Pulley Block for the Anchor Rope
The Anchor Cleat is mounted to the Rowers Seat for ease of access while floating. The Anchor Rope has also been installed along with the rope for the seat.

Dec
21
2009

Sanding and Varnishing

Sanding the gunnels and Varnishing
John sands the gunnels in preparation for varnish ……. six coats of varnish to be exact.

Dec
21
2009

Painted Interior

Boat Interior
The interior has been painted. Now sand some more on the gunnels and the rest of the brightwork to prepare it for varnish. Almost fishing!

Dec
21
2009

Painted and Measuring for the Oar Wraps

Measuring for the Oar WrapsPainted Boat looking at the TransomPainted Boat
John and Lulu measuring for the length of the oars. A little water under the boat would make it perfect! Fishing season is here!