"Wood strip boats are more than having a boat. They are functional art that people build out of wood with their hands"
- Gorge Living- Spring'06
"Discover some of the most beautiful wooden canoes and kayaks ever built. Whether you want to own a piece of practical art handmade by a master or learn the timeless skills yourself, boat builder Ray Klebba, owner of White Salmon Boat Works, has all the options."
- Fine Living TV Network:"The Genuine Article" Dec'03 video>>
Other references to Ray's boats in the media
Ray's boats have received numerous awards
Kenosha: "Best Paddle Boat" The White Salmon Pram:"Best Row Boat"
Polar Star:"People's Choice Award"
Have you dreamed of owning or building your own woodstrip boat?
Somehow there was always a very good rationale why you didn't...
You didn't have the right tools or the space to build....
You thought it would be too difficult....
You thought it would cost too much....
White Salmon Boat Works is a dynamic boat building shop!
We can and will help you fulfill your dreams now!
We have the most complete kits available -Period
Check out other kit builders to compare – “you’ll be back"
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