Building Your Own Kayak
In no time you can be paddling a beautiful boat you built with your own hands.
March 1, 2008
Paddling around the lake, river or ocean is a great way to become part
of the vast natural landscape. It’s also great exercise and fun. The
rewards are even greater when you’ve built the boat you’re paddling
Photo by Allein, dreamstime.com
Building a kayak is something almost anyone can do
whether or not he/she has any woodworking experience or even knows the
difference between strip and plywood construction. If you’re looking for
a good shoulder season project to do in your garage or boathouse before
it’s time to open up your camp, or you’re game for a continuing
education experience that will end with a covetable keepsake, consider
building your own kayak.
For first-timers, experts recommend two ways to tackle building your own kayak: a kit or a class.
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