Friday, March 9, 2012

Chuckanut 12 Kayak Progress

Brian stands next to his completed kayak frame.

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I'm fairly proud of the fact that we've not used any mechanical fasteners or glue in piecing together the frame structure. The only glue is in the laminated station pieces, deck carlins and scarfs. All structural connections are lashed with artificial sinew from Kudzu Craft.

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On to fashion the floorboards and kayak frame number two, my boat!

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