Sawyer, Shaw & Tenney, Caviness, and Chesapeake Light Craft are brands of wooden oars. The wooden oars made by Caviness, Shaw & Tenney, and Sawyer are handcrafted in the United States. The spruce oars sold by Chesapeake Light Craft are handcrafted in Canada.
Headquartered in Gold Hill, Oregon, Sawyer have been building wooden oars and paddles for the last 48 years. Since 1858, Shaw & Tenney have built wooden oars and paddles on the banks of the Penobscot River in Maine. For over 60 years, Caviness have crafted wooden paddles and oars in the United States with American labor. Based in Maryland, Chesepeake Light Craft specializes in building boats and imports quality hand-made wooden oars from Canada.