Western Red Cedar
10 ft. 6 in. Length
220 lb. Capacity
35 lb. Bare Weight
The BoardGorgeous lines, a stable ride and light weight make this board a joy to paddle.
The ProjectThis is a challenging yet fun project for the home builder. Many parts are
Sanding Wood Sidewalls
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Pieces of marine plywood are joined together to make the hull.
Internal frames are then glued onto the hull.
The board is released from the support cradles.
The excess sidewall is trimmed off and the board turned over to work on the bottom.
The Hull-Frame assembly is laid on the support cradles.
The cedar strip sidewalls are glued to the frames.
As epoxy resin is applied to the fiberglass cloth, it becomes transparent.
The cured fiberglass surface is sanded smooth. The process is repeated for the deck.
The deck is fitted, glued in place and then sealed.
The surface of the deck and two sidewalls are sanded smooth.
Varnish is applied to provide protection against UV light.
Whether glossy or satin, clear or traditional amber (shown here), it looks beautiful.
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