Boat Building

Thus far, light weight skin on frame boat building is an occasional hobby. To date, a kayak and a canoe, both incorporating joinery and lashing based on historic methodologies. I would welcome the opportunity to build more.


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Feather Weight Watercraft

Feather Weight Watercraft


The long framing members are red cedar (light weight and rot resistant) the ribs are steam bent white oak (strength). The lashing is tarred seine twine and let into the frame as it wraps over its exterior to eliminate the possibility of fraying the lashing or wearing...