Woodenboat Workshop: Day 7
It's a boat!
In our final installment, the crew load their nearly finished kayaks for the trip home, and John extolls the virtues of wood-composite construction. In a series of short videos over seven days, Canoe & Kayak follows first-time kayak builders as they turn boxes of wood, wire and fiberglass into handcrafted wooden kayaks.
A typical workshop week:
Check back for a new video installment every day this week
Day 1—Students begin to stitch their first panels together
Day 2—The hull strips are laid down and glued
Day 3—Deck is assembled and glued. Students work together to lay decks on each boat
Day 4—Inside is glassed
Day 5—Underside is glassed
Day 6—Deck is glued to the hull
Day 7—Students put their finished kayaks on their car and drive home
Camera work by Freya Fennwood of Fennwood Photography