Less Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show.

Aug 10, 2019,10:32 AM

I just returned from an enjoyable morning at Les Cheneaux Boat Show in Hessel, Michigan on the north shore of Lake Huron. Enjoy the pics.

Fun time. Beautiful day. Gorgeous boats and exquisite craftsmanship. Cheers! M4

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Superb craftsmanship...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-10:34
You have to admire this level of quality.

I love this level of craftsmanship...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-15:50
Seldom seen today πŸ‘

Or a Boesch [nt]

 By: Alberti : August 10th, 2019-10:45

Original manufacturers were . . .

 By: M4 : August 10th, 2019-10:54
. . . Gar Wood, Chris Craft, Hacker Craft, Lyman. Venerable names in American boat building from a bygone era. M4


 By: Jurry : August 10th, 2019-12:35
Super boats That wood, fantastic. It’s a pain with yearly painting and coating but it’s so gorgeous

Gar Wood.

 By: M4 : August 10th, 2019-14:35
Your eye wandered straight to the "Best of Show." Hmmmmmm. 😊 M4

Definitely. [nt]

 By: amanico : August 10th, 2019-23:59


 By: InDebtButOnTime : August 11th, 2019-06:58
The level of craftsmanship. The time. The work. The beauty! High end wood boats from the pre fiberglass era are stunning. Here's a few shots from the wonderful yearly show in Lake Tahoe. Look up The Thunderbird-Lake Tahoe to see something out of this worl...  

Awesome! Outstanding!

 By: M4 : August 11th, 2019-08:54
I think I'm in love with the hardtop Chris Craft (first photo). Any more pics of it? Thanks for sharing. M4

Yes, isn't that one special!

 By: InDebtButOnTime : August 11th, 2019-19:40
Here's a few more.. with another auto inspired Chris Craft for good measure. an Aquatic Gull Wing! One more with an auto connection. Jag powered hydroplane. ...  

Thank you.

 By: M4 : August 12th, 2019-05:45
Both are soooooo cool. M4

"Fin and Tonic"!

 By: InDebtButOnTime : August 12th, 2019-08:12
.... love the name! All the instruments in the center of the dash is less functional than if they were in front of the driver but the asthetics are SO right that it just doesn't matter.

I recall the movie On Golden Pond...

 By: MichaelC : August 12th, 2019-10:04
That dude Henry had a pretty cool boat like these if I recall. Fun post, thanks for sharing!