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Adam’s triple 66 Canoe build, Flat Rock, MI

I’m currently building 3 Cape Falcon Kayak ’66 Canoe’ boats. They are full-size, solo, single-blade-style canoes, with recurved stems which will nest together. Measurements are the same as the M, L & XL size single-blade solos in the “Sample Canoe Sizing” plans (13′-8″, 14′-8″, 15′-8″), except widths are 27″, 29″ & 31″, respectively. BACKGROUND...

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Skin-on-Frame Hatches and Bulkheads:
Peter’s F2 Modification, South Australia

A note from Brian: People frequently ask me about hatches and bulkheads in a skin-on-frame kayak. Having gone down this road many years ago I concluded that the time and effort involved is a bit of a mismatch to the elegant simplicity of skin-on-frame. I’m not against hatches, I just think they make more...

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16’4” Yellow Cedar Tandem Tripping Canoe, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, B.C., Canada June 2020: Gathering tools and supplies, and lots of thinking While watching some of the early prep videos for the course I’ve been plotting my way through a tools and supplies list and settled on some things I need on my shopping list. One great Ebay find was a $40 Stanley...

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