Skin on Frame Kayak – Cedar and Oak

With Brian Rae, David Rae, Adam Kenderick

The kayaks are baidarka which we assembled with trackers NW.  The kayak has no metal parts and almost no glue, hundreds of knots holding together the frame.

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The oak ribs turned black as we boiled them.

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The boats maiden voyage – fine oregon hops are spilt upon its bow before it floated into the polluted waters of cascadia.  The second photo is my first trip in the boat to British Columbia.  David and Brian have done hundreds of miles in this boats including a couple of trips from Portland to Astoria.  To the right, David biking the boats to the slew.

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