Instructables: exploring - outside - kayak - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:20:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Anti-theft Kayak Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-theft-Kayak-Cable/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:04:40 PST
How to build a cardboard kayak for less than 40$ (Updated with template) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cardboard-kayak-for-less-than-40/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 20:57:42 PDT
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-a-SINK-sit-in-kayak-for-fishing/
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SMALL.jpg 247 alright, to start with, we are new to kayaks in general, although we have had a couple boats before. i don't know how we got interested in kayaks, maybe it was how i was telling my family about my canoe trips at summer gym. anyway, what's appealing about a kayak is that you need no trailer, and they...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT
Sit On Kayak Pedal System http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedal-Power-Pontoon-Playboat/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 18:41:27 PDT
DIY Kayak Trolling Motor (YAK Board) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Trolling-Motor-YAK-Board/
DIY Kayak Trolling Motor (YAK Board) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/CLJ7/G7CN3ONF/FI0CLJ7G7CN3ONF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/CLJ7/G7CN3ONF/FI0CLJ7G7CN3ONF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/CLJ7/G7CN3ONF/FI0CLJ7G7CN3ONF.SMALL.jpg tuckerdwz2025 I've been kayaking for a few years now and enjoy it quite a bit, but sometimes (especially while I'm fishing) I don't feel like paddling.  There are plenty of kayaks out there that are setup for trolling motors but they usually cost a pretty penny so I decided to outfit my humble yak board with a re...
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 07:54:08 PDT
PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
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 el...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Seafoam Kayak, the Unsinkable Foam Kayak Anyone Can Build, 16 Pounds and Eight Feet of Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Seafoam-Kayak-the-Unsinkable-Foam-Kayak-Anyone-Can/
Seafoam Kayak, the Unsinkable Foam Kayak Anyone Can Build, 16 Pounds and Eight Feet of Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/YDCY/IJ0A41KO/FNTYDCYIJ0A41KO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/YDCY/IJ0A41KO/FNTYDCYIJ0A41KO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/YDCY/IJ0A41KO/FNTYDCYIJ0A41KO.SMALL.jpg rowerwet can you cut a crusty bagel with a knife, stick a sandwich together with mayo, grate cheese, cut thin fabric with scissors, stretch wrinkles out of bed sheets, and roll paint onto a wall? Then you can build this boat! I've built seven small kayaks over the years, all have been from the design type ca...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:33:54 PST
Simple foldable kayak trolley in 20 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-foldable-kayak-trolley-in-20-minutes/
Simple foldable kayak trolley in 20 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/EU1R/FW5H08QN/F82EU1RFW5H08QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/EU1R/FW5H08QN/F82EU1RFW5H08QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/EU1R/FW5H08QN/F82EU1RFW5H08QN.SMALL.jpg chusgs A simple kayak trolley, made in PVC tubing. Easily to disassembly for transportation. It is lightweight and fits perfectly an Ocean Kayak Malibu II sit-on-top kayak. If you have a different kayak, only need to adjust the distance between holes in the frame to make it fit.Enjoy it ;-) Materials Tw...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2009 07:27:34 PDT
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Quick-and-Easy-Zip-Tie-Ply-Mini-Boat/
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SMALL.jpg PaulA42 Intro, Braving the elements?I'm entering this build for the 'brave the elements' contest as this project has enabled me to get out there and experience the elements in my local environment. I live in a town which is surrounded on three sides by water, in the middle of a river estuary. I am not a goo...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:30:00 PST
Kayak Car Topping Helper (because They Can Be Heavy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Car-Topping-Helper-because-They-Can-Be-Heavy/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:25:06 PST
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Low-Cost-Canoe-Rack-for-Your-Truck/
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's prime canoeing weather and our Maker Space  "The Rabbit Hole" planned a canoe trip, awesome! Problem is, I had one canoe of our own, and a truck, but no canoe rack (and didn't want to drive all the way to the river with a 15 foot canoe hanging out the back). Commercially made racks for a pickup...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:02:47 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
Sawfish, an unsinkable, lightweight, foam kayak (23 lbs). Free DIY kayak plans, the hardware store boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawfish-foam-kayak-build-a-funtional-light-wieght-/
Sawfish, an unsinkable, lightweight, foam kayak (23 lbs). Free DIY kayak plans, the hardware store boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/YT5B/ILWL9RED/F8OYT5BILWL9RED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/YT5B/ILWL9RED/F8OYT5BILWL9RED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/YT5B/ILWL9RED/F8OYT5BILWL9RED.SMALL.jpg rowerwet Do you really want a kayak? Want one so bad you can taste it, but can't afford one, or think you don't have the skills to build one? Then I have a few questions for you. Can you cut a crusty bagel with a knife, stack blocks, stick a sandwich together with mayo, skewer meat and veggies for kabobs, gr...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:29:44 PDT
Crabbing Basics for Puget Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Crabbing-Basics-for-Puget-Sound/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:45:16 PDT
SOF Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-On-Frame-Canoe-Free-Lassie-/
SOF Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SMALL.jpg C_D_SPURGEON Pictures of the progress of my Skin-On-Frame canoe Study Plans Build the Strongback Cut Stems Rip Stringers, Ribs, and Floor Place Keelson and Stringers Lash Keelson and Stems Build a Steam Bender Steam bend Ribs Place Ribs Lash Stringers to the Ribs Tr...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:31:01 PDT
Backyard Duct Tape Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Duct-Tape-Kayak/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 15:32:57 PDT
DIY Kayak Led Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Led-Lights/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:11:24 PDT
Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
Boot dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz cheap DIY boot dryer with parts from a leftover plumbing project parts needed are four, 2"elbows .95c eachtwo, 2" T's $3.11 eachone, 2" Y 3.11one, 2" fernco ci/plastic/copper/steel to ci/plastic/copper/steeland at least 3 feet of 2 inch PVC pipe cutting and assembly cut 1 length of PVC pipe 1...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
kayak storage http://www.instructables.com/id/kayak-storage/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:27:08 PST
Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Cart-1/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 18:52:11 PST
Solo Kayak Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Kayak-Camping/
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 05:49:43 PDT
Kayak rudder http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-rudder/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:12:59 PST
Duct Tape and PVC Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-PVC-Canoe/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:48:56 PST
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
Sharked kayak trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SMALL.jpg bricobart Everybody who likes kayak fishing must have the same big problem: STORAGE. What to do with the caught fish? Where to stock rescue stuff, fishing gear & fishing beer? Just put & fix & wrap it on the kayak? Yeah right. It's a kayak, not a carrier! Use the kayak's trap? Yeah..., even my drinking bottl...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Kayak trolling motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-trolling-motor/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Boat/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Turn your office into a kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-office-into-a-kayak/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 07:11:25 PDT
Fixing a plastic (polyethylene) kayak with a hole in it http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-plastic-polyethylene-kayak-with-a-hole-/
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Sat, 19 Jun 2010 22:25:02 PDT
Make an open kayak from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-open-kayak-from-recycled-bottles/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:20:17 PDT
PVC Kayak Roof Rack/Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Kayak-Roof-RackCarrier/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:11:34 PST
Paddle Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle-Board/
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 09:50:58 PDT
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:25:50 PDT
Car-Top Kayak Rack for Around Ten Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Top-Kayak-Rack-for-Around-Ten-Bucks/
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 15:31:55 PST
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-harbor-freight-trailer-into-a-Kayak/
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SMALL.jpg Frkzila This is my first instructable but I have posted this on some kayak forums with positive feedback so I wanted to post it here and enter it into the outdoors competition. I wanted a trailer I could haul our three kayaks on and our camping gear but all the trailers I found for purchase were $1000 plus....
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:29:02 PDT
Make a Kayak Paddle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kayak-Paddle/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:41:28 PDT
Kayak Step Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Step-Cart/
Kayak Step Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/TY9S/HIAQ8621/FY9TY9SHIAQ8621.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/TY9S/HIAQ8621/FY9TY9SHIAQ8621.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/TY9S/HIAQ8621/FY9TY9SHIAQ8621.SMALL.jpg 3D-NM8OR An alternative to the DIY PVC cart - easy to make, doubles as a step for loading / unloading and folds for convenient transportation / storage.  It doesn't get much easier than this. Folding Step Stool Needing a kayak cart, I was looking for alternatives to measuring / cutting / gluing (cursing*&...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:55:09 PDT
How to make a Kayak drainage port http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kayak-drainage-port/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:58:30 PDT
Bike Kayak Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Kayak-Trailer/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 08:16:01 PDT
Duct tape and Tarp Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-tape-and-Tarp-Kayak/
Duct tape and Tarp Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7B0E/HGU2PHFL/FJT7B0EHGU2PHFL.SMALL.jpg shaneoh3 In the start of my junior year (High School), I decided to make a boat with a friend. After a month, the kayak/boat was complete, and we tested it out in the school pool. It was a great success - I was able to stand on the kayak and not flip it over! I also wrote an article, Tungstite the Kayak: Si...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 22:20:21 PDT
PVC AND DUCT TAPE KAYAK http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-AND-DUCT-TAPE-KAYAK/
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 17:47:09 PST
Kayak Gig Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Gig-Spear/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 22:20:29 PST
pvc kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/pvc-kayak/
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Sat, 23 Sep 2006 20:22:12 PDT
Building a "Pintail" Duckboat Pt 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pintail-Duckboat-build-log/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 17:32:35 PDT
Making a Plywood Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Plywood-Kayak/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 15:54:31 PST
Duct Tape Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Kayak/
Duct Tape Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth After watching the Mythbusters episode on Duct Tape Myths, I decided to take a whack at creating my own duct tape boat. Rather than the two-man sailboat that Jamie and Adam designed, I went for a much slimmer one-man kayak. Only $20 of supplies and a day or two of work; this Kayak makes for a great ...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:53:20 PDT
Duct Tape and PVC Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-PVC-Kayak/
Duct Tape and PVC Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IJW0/GPBD2SZ8/FSUIJW0GPBD2SZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IJW0/GPBD2SZ8/FSUIJW0GPBD2SZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IJW0/GPBD2SZ8/FSUIJW0GPBD2SZ8.SMALL.jpg hyroc346 This light-weight and easy to make kayak can be built in a few hours, weighs less than 20 pounds, and best of all, costs under $50.  While I wouldn't recommend taking it out in any rapids, it works great for calm water, so get out there and explore! Materials: Five 10' long, 3/4" Outer Diamete...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:00:40 PDT
"Building a One sheet boat" Alternate Building http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-One-sheet-boat-Alternate-Building/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:30:04 PDT
ADAPTIVE PADDLING FIXTURE FOR KAYAKING http://www.instructables.com/id/ADAPTIVE-PADDLING-FIXTURE-FOR-KAYAKING/
ADAPTIVE PADDLING FIXTURE FOR KAYAKING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/3YBY/GH6IFHB6/FO43YBYGH6IFHB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/3YBY/GH6IFHB6/FO43YBYGH6IFHB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/3YBY/GH6IFHB6/FO43YBYGH6IFHB6.SMALL.jpg kayakdiver My adaptive paddling fixture for sit-on-top kayaking is (aguably) the most successful design created to date, being reproduced by univerities, inclusive recreational and physical therapy providers, and other such organizations across the United States and around the world. Those unfamiliar with the...
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 16:08:06 PST
Stitch and Glue Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitch-and-Glue-Kayak/
Stitch and Glue Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SR2D/GBVJ7VTX/FP3SR2DGBVJ7VTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SR2D/GBVJ7VTX/FP3SR2DGBVJ7VTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/SR2D/GBVJ7VTX/FP3SR2DGBVJ7VTX.SMALL.jpg LongToe Although I had never actually kayaked before, one day I decided to make a stitch and glue kayak. For a non-kayaker I'm not sure why, but it had to do with a rowing class I had taken once, and I wanted to get out on the water on my own boat. Also, building a rowing shell seemed difficult, better to...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 23:29:07 PDT