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Kayaks You Can Build : An Illustrated Guide to Plywood Construction
by Ted Moores and Greg Rossel


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"The definitive handbook for kayak builders."

Kayaks are growing in popularity as a fun, low-impact way to explore the wilderness or paddle on local waters.

Combining easy-to-follow instructions with 472 color photographs, Kayaks You Can Build takes the reader, step-by-step, through the entire construction cycle of building a plywood kayak.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"The definitive handbook for kayak builders."

Kayaks are growing in popularity as a fun, low-impact way to explore the wilderness or paddle on local waters.

Combining easy-to-follow instructions with 472 color photographs, Kayaks You Can Build takes the reader, step-by-step, through the entire construction cycle of building a plywood kayak.

This simple construction process demands neither special skills nor a woodworking shop.

This book includes: A short history of the kayak How to choose the right kayak for your needs and skill level Setting up your work area and how to build a work table and cradle forms Details of all the necessary tools, materials and supplies Tricks of the trade from ensuring the boat stays twist-free during construction to laying fiberglass cloth the easy way for a great finish Minimizing exposure to toxic fumes and dust How to avoid and correct mistakes.

This book includes day-to-day building journals for the three most popular kayak kits. A typical stitch and glue kayak kit contains pre-cut plywood planks, epoxy and hardware.

Drawing on more than thirty years of boatbuilding and teaching experience, Kayaks You Can Build enables the first-time builder to assemble a kayak with truly professional results.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781552978610
  • ISBN-10: 1552978613
  • Publisher: Firefly Books
  • Publish Date: August 2004
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 11.04 x 0.86 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.97 pounds


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