Cedar boat works’ boat shop is located in portland, oregon. our boards are constructed using the cedar strip rail technique which, unlike other construction methods. Another great project for the lake house, this canoe boat rack plans set is from our free shed plans collection. make it easy with our step by step guide. this is. Building my first cedar strip canoe. a couple years ago i took my two oldest children to nearby hagg lake for their first fishing trip. they were bored after about 30.