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This is an instructable describing a really easy and cheap way of effectively repairing cracks in your kayak or canoe, using nothing more than a drill...
You will need:A drill with a very fine drill-bitA reel of fabric tape - this is also known as duct tape, cloth tape or gaffer tape. It's a flexible se...
The first thing we have to do is to stop the crack getting any longer.This work is done on the outside of the kayak.Get a drill and drill a very small...
We need to know where the crack is, from inside the kayak or canoe.This can be tricky, so use a pin to poke through the hull so you can mark the hole ...
ALL THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE DONE ON THE INSIDE OF THE KAYAK OR CANOE.Heat the repair area.Use a hair dryer or heat gun to heat the kayak (or canoe) pl...
ALL THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE DONE ON THE INSIDE OF THE KAYAK OR CANOE.Apply a layer of fabric tape to the heated area of the kayak or canoe.With your f...
ALL THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE DONE ON THE INSIDE OF THE KAYAK OR CANOE.At this stage, we have applied a strip of fabric tape to the heated plastic of th...
ALL THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE DONE ON THE INSIDE OF THE KAYAK OR CANOE.Apply several more layers of fabric tape.Make sure that each layer is applied sli...
Well done - you have repaired your kayak!Remember these points:It is very important that you use heat to make the adhesive melt. This makes an excelle...
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