All posts tagged Skin On Frame Kayak

March 3-5 Skin On Frame Kayak Build – Start Kayaking


This week making the deck beam tenons continued and the curved beams were cut. Three people got to the stage where the beams could be pegged in place, I will be at that stage for the next session.

Skin On Frame Build – Greenland Kayak Project


Went shopping in Ann Arbor Michigan on Sunday for wood for the Masik – the beam in front of the paddler. This can be made out of many types of woods, it is a curved piece.

Skin On Frame Greenland Kayak Build 5 and 6


Sessions 5 and 6 involved marking and mortising both the rib and the beam locations. Cutting and gluing on bow and stern triangles onto the gunwales.

Skin On Frame Greenland Kayak 2011 Building Schedule – Skirts & Skins Group


Posted here is a schedule for the entire build process. This is based on the 2010 Skirts and Skins group build which was based in downtown Brighton Michigan. This years build is in a bigger facility in Livonia Michigan off Plymouth Road.

GREENLAND SKIN ON FRAME KAYAK POOL DEMO


The Skin On Frame Kayak group “Skirts and Skins” help a kayak demo to try out various skin on frame kayaks to determine what size and characteristics works the best.

Greenland Skin On Frame Kayak Building 4


This session we were ripping the 19-20 foot cedar boards in half for the gunwales, ending up about two and 3/4 inches wide. Then the next step was marking the boards transferring the “story board” markings to the gunwales. The step after that was to mark the rib locations for the mortising.

Greenland “Skin On Frame” Kayak Build 2


The Greenland Kayak building group “Skirts and Skins” held their second meeting and equipment was moved into the leased warehouse located in Livonia Michigan.