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Allen Deming's avatar Allen Deming

1812 is a custom Grand Model canoe made using Northern White Cedar, Western Red Cedar, California Redwood, Cherry, Basswood and inlays of many species of veneer. Commissioned for and Anglo-American family it shows the combination of heritage from both sides of the family. Inset into the bottom of the canoe is the British Union Jack. The bow deck features an American flag circa 1812 and the stern deck sports the artist's rendition of The Friends Goodwill, a tall ship that served both sides in the war of 1812 on Lake Erie.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 16'
  • Medium: Wood/fiberglass/epoxy
  • Width: 36"
  • Year created: 2021
  • Height: 34" on the stand