Features: Stems


Splayed Stem typical of B.N. Morris canoes.

"Beaver tail" stem distinctive to Rhinelander canoes.

Stems in J.H. Rushton canoes are slightly wider (1") than a typical canoe (3/4"). Notice also the typical catch Rushton used to hold floorboards in.

Kingsbury stem. Note shape of end and style of serial numbers. Ken Kelly photo.

Detail of pre-fire (1904-1921) Chestnut stem tip.