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Project by SYPUCK posted 07-23-2014 05:12 PM 2728 views 10 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my winter project. Just had the maiden voyage and I managed to fall into the lake on entry of the kayak the first time trying not to scratch it, quite comical. Wet as I was I got back on the horse so to speak. The kayak tracked very well and I had a great time.





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stefang

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#1 posted 07-23-2014 05:26 PM

Beautiful result and even more impressive seeing where it was built.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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GrandpaLen

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#2 posted 07-23-2014 05:50 PM

She’s a Beauty and your Maiden Voyage, Christened via immersion.

...it just don’t get much better than that.

Best Regards. – Grandpa Len.
Work (and kayak) Safely and have Fun.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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woodworkerscott

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#3 posted 07-23-2014 05:58 PM

Great work.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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bowtie

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#4 posted 07-23-2014 06:13 PM

beautiful kayak, too pretty to scratch!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#5 posted 07-23-2014 06:39 PM

Awesome what a great build, one of these is on my bucket list for sure

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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ashe

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#6 posted 07-23-2014 07:01 PM

This is one of the nicest projects iv seen on here!it looks awesome!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#7 posted 07-23-2014 07:46 PM

I like it! Thanks for showing the process. I never would have thought to use zip-ties where you did.

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buck_cpa

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#8 posted 07-23-2014 09:00 PM

how many hours did you put in to complete? I like it very much.

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GerardoArg1

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#9 posted 07-23-2014 09:00 PM

Love it. Great job. And good start!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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OttoH

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#10 posted 07-24-2014 12:12 AM

Very nice work, a great winter project!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#11 posted 07-24-2014 12:13 AM

Exactly what I have been looking at …. build my own. Great job!

-- Jim, Tinley Park, IL http://jbuda.net

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HillbillyShooter

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#12 posted 07-24-2014 12:57 AM

Very nicely done with great photographs of the build. Looks like great fun.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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CharlesA

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#13 posted 07-24-2014 01:14 AM

Very cool. I wish I had the patience for that kind of project.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#14 posted 07-24-2014 02:30 AM

Great looking kayak , did you use plans for it ?

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Manitario

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#15 posted 07-24-2014 03:11 AM

beautiful! Dream project, thanks for sharing the process.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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