|Posted by Joe O' Woodshop and Joe O' Paddles on December 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM|
Well the Christmas season has come and I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas, or at least the best possible in the current world we are in.
Now that Boxing Day is here, it is time to put our paddles on for the lowest prices of the year.
There are also some changes coming in 2022 and we will talk about that later in the post as well.
Our Greenland paddles, both the one piece and our #1 selling two piece paddles, are marked down. All "In Stock" Greenland Paddles are marked down even further (very limited supply). Storm Padles, both in stock as well as special order are all at the lowest prices of the year.
Canoe paddles, the Neebing, the MacKenzie and the Ottertails are all on special pricing as well.
To view the full selection of our paddles (whether "In Stock", or for custom orders to your sizing specs), check out our Web Store from the Menu bar at the top of the page.
To check out some of the special "In Stock" paddles, click the "In Stock Paddles" from the Menu bar at the top of the page.
If you are not sure on what size paddle to get, we have videos on YouTube with some sizing guidelines to help get you started. We can also tweak the numbers with you by email of course.
For sizing a Greenland Paddle, check out the video below:
If you are interested in a new canoe paddle, or even making one yourself, here is or sizing guideline for canoe paddles. And no, it has NOTHING to do with your height.
Now for the bad news...advance warning. Due to the incredible increase in the price of wood over the last year or so, some of which has more than doubled, I am likely going to have to increase some prices a bit in the early stages of 2022. Just last week when buying another load of western red cedar, prices were up again, roughly 20% higher than my last load of wood. I'll keep prices down as much as possible but, inevitably, there will be some small increases coming.
Now, on the positive side of the news, we have a few new things in the works for 2022 so stay tuned for that over the next couple of months. This will include our Canoe Paddles, Greenland Paddles and...Canoe Poles. Ever heard of canoe poling? Look it up on YouTube, it is pretty cool. And just prior to the local waters freezing up, I did finish and test out my first 3 piece collapsible canoe pole.
So yeah, 2022 is going to be an interesting year.
For those of you thinking of ordering one on my paddles next year, it will be best to order soon. Now at the lowest price of course, but in the first 3 or 4 months of the year for sure. Once summer arrives, I am likely taking a lot of time off for canoe tripping, bicycle touring etc throughout much of the summer and fall. Well, at least that is the plan right now, early on in our 2021/ 2022 winter.
Photo below is from a Fall camping trip along Lake Superior, down in Jarvis Bay.
I wish you all a very Happy New Year and, hopefully a 2022 that starts to become a little more like what we remember from before.
Do any of you have any cool paddling adventures in the planning stages yet for 2022? Love to hear about them in the comments section.
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