Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - greenland kayak - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:01:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Guide to Building a Greenland Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-Kayak-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SMALL.jpg StumpChunkman This is a collection of Instructables by member nativewater on how to build a Greenland kayak. Build a Greenland Kayak This instructible will teach you how to build a 17 foot long Greenland kayak that will weigh between 30 and 40 pounds and cost less than $300 in materials. Compare that with the...
By: StumpChunkman

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 15 May 2009 16:11:38 PDT
Build a Greenland kayak part 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-kayak-part-6/
Build a Greenland kayak part 6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/UDJ3/FAQDX10A/F7AUDJ3FAQDX10A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/UDJ3/FAQDX10A/F7AUDJ3FAQDX10A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/UDJ3/FAQDX10A/F7AUDJ3FAQDX10A.SMALL.jpg nativewater In part 5 of the Greenland kayak construction Instructable you installed the ribs. In this instructable you will lash the keelson and the hull stringers to the ribs and also add deck stringers and drill holes for the deck lines. The frame will be completed. And you will be making a coaming although...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 31 Dec 2007 12:47:09 PST
Build a Greenland kayak part 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-kayak-part-5/
Build a Greenland kayak part 5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EO9P/FAKWPFPG/FOCEO9PFAKWPFPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EO9P/FAKWPFPG/FOCEO9PFAKWPFPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EO9P/FAKWPFPG/FOCEO9PFAKWPFPG.SMALL.jpg nativewater In this instructable you will be adding ribs to form the hull of your kayak. This involves bending wood with steam or hot water. Although this may sound like a daunting prospect, it isn't. There's a total of 24 ribs to bend. If you have no experience bending wood when you start, you will be quit...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Dec 2007 07:23:08 PST
Build a Greenland kayak part 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-kayak-part-4/
Build a Greenland kayak part 4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/6GQM/FAKWPFIX/FEE6GQMFAKWPFIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/6GQM/FAKWPFIX/FEE6GQMFAKWPFIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/6GQM/FAKWPFIX/FEE6GQMFAKWPFIX.SMALL.jpg nativewater This is Instructable number 4 in the Build a Greenland kayak series. In this Instructable we will be installing the keelson and the stem and stern boards. Materials In this section we will need a keelson board, 3/4 inches x 1 inch in cross section and 16 feet long. The wood needs to be knot free ...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 25 Dec 2007 10:35:58 PST
Build a Greenland Kayak Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-Kayak-Part-3/
Build a Greenland Kayak Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BD3K/FA190V0U/FLQBD3KFA190V0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BD3K/FA190V0U/FLQBD3KFA190V0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BD3K/FA190V0U/FLQBD3KFA190V0U.SMALL.jpg nativewater Now that the gunwales are done, the next step is to build the deck. To build the deck we join the ends of the gunwales and spread them apart in the middle to establish the shape. Then we put deckbeams in between the gunwales so they hold the shape that we created. What we end up with will look s...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Dec 2007 15:56:49 PST
Build a Greenland kayak part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-kayak-part-2/
Build a Greenland kayak part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/D4B2/FABRWU2A/F5TD4B2FABRWU2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/D4B2/FABRWU2A/F5TD4B2FABRWU2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/D4B2/FABRWU2A/F5TD4B2FABRWU2A.SMALL.jpg nativewater In this part of the Greenland kayak instructable you will be getting the gunwales ready for building the deck of the kayak. You will be shaping them and you will also be marking them for later installation of the deck beams. Finding the wood for the gunwales may take some time, but the actual work ...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Dec 2007 13:46:09 PST
Build a Greenland Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-Kayak/
Build a Greenland Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/4ZW7/FA190Q9K/FI94ZW7FA190Q9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/4ZW7/FA190Q9K/FI94ZW7FA190Q9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/4ZW7/FA190Q9K/FI94ZW7FA190Q9K.SMALL.jpg nativewater This instructible will teach you how to build a 17 foot long Greenland kayak that will weigh between 30 and 40 pounds and cost less than $300 in materials. Compare that with the 45 to 60 pound weight and $1000 to $3000 of a commercial plastic kayak.The Greenland kayak is one of dozens of different ...
By: nativewater

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Dec 2007 13:26:36 PST