Browse our selection of canoe plans. we have ultra-light pack canoes, classic double-paddle canoes, and beautiful lapstrake canoes. choose from strip-planked or. 12ft length overall by 4ft beam, by 400lbs displacement, designed for stitch and glue construction using 1/4in or 3/8in 4ft by 8ft plywood if you build this boat. Renn tolman and his high endurance skiff. he’d brought journeyman carpentry skills to homer, along with other attributes that ultimately characterized his life.