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Making Kayak from branches and tarp/plastic wrap/polymer skin

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Project by MaxAdvoko posted 10-20-2018 03:17 PM 1390 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi folks,

I made the frame for this kayak from fir and pine tree branches. In this video I am showing different options for its skin as well as the water tests of my DIY kayak.
I tried a regular tarp, plastic wrap and a polymer reinforced skin. The video has detailed instructions and plans. Yes, you can build a fully functional kayak for a few $! )))
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l-e8dB7TWg
Thank you for watching!

Max Egorov (Advoko MAKES)

-- Let good people watch good videos!





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sawdust00

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#1 posted 10-20-2018 03:19 PM

I like it really unique and quick. love it.

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MaxAdvoko

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#2 posted 10-20-2018 03:21 PM

Thank you! ))


I like it really unique and quick. love it.

- sawdust00


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 10-20-2018 06:35 PM

That is really cool and looks easy to make for low cost!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 10-20-2018 07:28 PM

well, anybody that can make furniture with a match (fire) can build a kayak with stretch wrap and a stick.
Imagination at it’s best !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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MaxAdvoko

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#5 posted 10-20-2018 08:34 PM

Thanks Jim!


That is really cool and looks easy to make for low cost!!

Cheers, Jim

- Jim Jakosh


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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MaxAdvoko

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#6 posted 10-20-2018 08:34 PM

Thank you!! ))


well, anybody that can make furniture with a match (fire) can build a kayak with stretch wrap and a stick.
Imagination at it s best !!

- recycle1943


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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swirt

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#7 posted 10-21-2018 01:44 AM

Very clever and interesting build.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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MaxAdvoko

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#8 posted 10-21-2018 03:00 AM

Thank you!


Very clever and interesting build.

- swirt


-- Let good people watch good videos!

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sanderelo

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#9 posted 10-21-2018 06:45 PM

Max, the Greatest!!!
thanks for super Video, and super Chanel!!!!

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Sasha

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#10 posted 10-24-2018 02:25 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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