Mortising gunwhales

When your Gunwhales are sawn and you start measuring for ribs and deckbeams, that’s when it feels like the kayak build is starting. Today, the old plunge router gave […]

Brittle Cedar

If it breaks it breaks. Today we bent the wood on the deck beam lamination jig but one inner lamination broke right at the spot of the middle dowel. […]

Steaming hot ribs

To steam bend kayak ribs is always interesting. Camera Guy uses the “standing video syndrome” to it’s fullest 😉 And here is a time lapse of Speedy Greg’s kayak. […]

Qajaq table saw

It finally arrived. The long longed for table saw arrived and should be easy to set up, was it not for the lack of bushings in the package and […]

The ways are many

Next up is making a paddle. You need clamps again 🙂 There are as many ways to laminate a paddle as there are paddle makers! Here is one way […]

Easter Woodwork

Someone supposedly cobbled together a few planks 2000 years ago to nail a dude to them. If you think that’s grim, what about a part of humanity, quite logically, […]