anonymous_dad (anonymous_dad) wrote,

The great kayak adventure -- Day 1

OK, the great kayak adventure is to build traditional Greenland style, skin-on-frame kayaks for each of us. Building the kayaks should take approximately 10 days, but at the end of day 1, the outlines of the boats are already there, P1050320

Shown are the gunnels pinned with wood dowels.

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