Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - canoe - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:49:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-canoe/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:52:34 PST
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:42 PDT
How to replace the gunwales and other wood work on your canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-gunwales-and-other-wood-work-on/
How to replace the gunwales and other wood work on your canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SMALL.jpg btm An old canoe can be refurbished and look almost as good as new, if the plastic is in good shape.  All the wood work can be removed and replaced, leaving your canoe looking great. Remove old wood Anything that is dry rotted needs to come off.  Very helpful if you clearly mark the placement of seat...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:54:33 PDT
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-a-light-car-top-able-outri/
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia (Comment on the Photos: Short Dragon is a good boat, but it started rather heavy and gained weight as I added new features such as watertight compartments.  He has undergone many revisions, but the revision to very light kayak-replacement and car-top-carried sailing canoe is impossible.) There is ...
By: Wade Tarzia

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:48:36 PDT
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Short-Dragon-16-foot-3-Board-Outrigger-Sa/
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia NOTE: Version 4.0 May 12, 2011 -- Added step 7 about a brief trimaran conversion for the Everglades Challenge. I talk more about sailing (and other things)  at my blog, Tristram Shandy in the 21st Century, www.tristramshandy21st.blogspot.com --wt Foreword    According to the philosophy of "one boa...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2010 23:00:04 PST
PKC - PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
PKC - PVC Kayak Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SMALL.jpg darrennie After looking around quite a bit, here is a PVC Kayak Cart I made from various different designs I found online to suit my needs. Thanks to all who helped (whether you realized it or not) .  Parts List. Parts List (all ¾” PVC unless noted): Top Half: 4 – 90-degree elbow fittings. 2 – 45-degree e...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
The Incredible Paper Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Paper-Canoe/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:44:31 PDT
Sailing Rig for a Fiberglass Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailing-Rig-for-a-Fiberglass-Canoe/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:17:13 PDT
How To Repair A Scratched Wooden Oar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-A-Scratched-Wooden-Oar/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:47:12 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Canoe for your Kids in the Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Canoe-for-your-Kids-in-the/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:51:33 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
Trip Log: Return to the California Channel Islands http://www.instructables.com/id/ChannelIslands2/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 17:50:22 PDT
Make Life Better with a Sailboat-in-a-Closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Life-Better-with-a-Sailboat-in-a-Closet/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2006 13:53:58 PDT
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-a-SINK-sit-in-kayak-for-fishing/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT
Electric Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Canoe/
Electric Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/1XQT/FUI0OW3A/FKX1XQTFUI0OW3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/1XQT/FUI0OW3A/FKX1XQTFUI0OW3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/1XQT/FUI0OW3A/FKX1XQTFUI0OW3A.SMALL.jpg timothy This is a series of 9 short videos about how I set up my electric canoe. It's not exactly instructions, but I do go through a many of the different parts. I hope that others who are building electric boats, or thinking about it, might enjoy some of my rambling. This canoe is unique in that its t...
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Sun, 10 May 2009 20:28:08 PDT
24 foot Sailing Trimaran http://www.instructables.com/id/Trimaran/
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Tue, 5 May 2009 17:45:02 PDT
Instant Paddle Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2008 19:51:25 PST
Sailing Canoe Chapter 6: Morton's Oar http://www.instructables.com/id/SteeringOar/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 14:20:04 PST
Sailing Canoe Chapter 4: Carve Outrigger and Break Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/AgaveAma/
Sailing Canoe Chapter 4: Carve Outrigger and Break Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/B1X4/FNHTFMPJ/FGNB1X4FNHTFMPJ.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Make an outrigger float (Ama) from an Agave Stalk. Break a planer, an angle grinder, a knife, get cut but not badly. Fix a planer and a ukulele.It's time to build the ama for our outrigger canoe.My friend Roland Chen has a lot of local knowledge. He suggested using an Agave (pronounced "Ah-gah-vey")...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 14:57:07 PST
Dugout Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dugout-Canoe/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 10:15:45 PDT
Canoe Sail http://www.instructables.com/id/CanoeSail/
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Fri, 30 May 2008 13:29:11 PDT
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Kenya-Outrigger-Sailing-Canoe/
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