Guillemot Double Kayak

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Project by warnimct posted 1484 days ago 2486 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second woodstrip kayak I have built, a Guillemot Double. It took about 150 hours and is built of Western Red Cedar. I also have a picture of the first paddle I built (more are under construction) that somebody requested to see closer on the first kayak I built. It is built of cedar and walnut. The pictures are on Lake Michigan near Traverse City, MI. I am currently attempting to sell kayaks that I build, if any LJs don’t have the time to build one, but would like a one of a kind kayak…

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#1 posted 1484 days ago

Very nice, even the picture is artwork!

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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#2 posted 1484 days ago

Sweet job.

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#3 posted 1484 days ago

Perfect, must be awesome to use that beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 1484 days ago

Awesome work. Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 1484 days ago

Real nice. I’m building a Guillemot single right now, It’s my first. I’m at the point of glassing the outside and getting it off the form to clean up and glass the inside. Care to share your sources for cloth and resin and how much cloth you used compared to what is called for on the material’s list? I figure I have quite a bit more time in mine but a lot of that was standing around waiting on glue to set and figuring out what to do next. I can see that the second one would go faster. I do have my progress documented on this site.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 1484 days ago

Nice. I thought that looked like a MI beach…

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#7 posted 1484 days ago

Beautiful kayak. I especially like your paddle.

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#8 posted 1484 days ago

Thats a beautiful kayak, and the paddle are amazing in the sunshine.
Thank you for sharing.
I smile that Dr. Ken was here so fast!

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 1484 days ago

Great beach in MI. and now it has one more beautiful view from your kayak…BC

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#10 posted 1484 days ago

Great Kayak! looks good and the lake looks so tempting.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#11 posted 1484 days ago

a beautyfull triblebuild in the last/first light from the day
thank´s for sharing her with us


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#12 posted 1484 days ago

Beautiful. I’d love to build one to use on our lake up here in Stanton or down by my family in Sawyer some time.

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#13 posted 1483 days ago

That is priceless! I would love to make one out of burl. I will supply enough for 2 if you build me one! LOL!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#14 posted 1483 days ago

great kayak, nice pics!!

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#15 posted 1483 days ago

very nice!
I’ve been thinking about a paddle design. That one shows that they dont need to be perfectly symmetrical.
Thanks for the inspiration!

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