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by steve crawford
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Modify the Rob Roy for a flat transom?
Replies: 1
Views: 2037

Re: Modify the Rob Roy for a flat transom?

I think the can-yak would be a more stable design to convert...just install a plywood bulkhead wide enough to clamp on a motor after the hull is all stitched together, then cut away the excess...Or do a deck mount... http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r302/scrawford_photos/Kayak%20project/tn_PIC_144...
by steve crawford
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

First time out and sold 95 tickets....
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by steve crawford
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

It is posted on Jeffs forum.....
Fogy morning pics....
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by steve crawford
Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

Done...ready for the raffle...
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by steve crawford
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

Almost ready...just needs a rub rail...
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by steve crawford
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

So today I cut the pattern out and taped the outline on the bow of the canoe..I'm introducing her to the air brush..She is excited..
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by steve crawford
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

The skinning process is well documented here.. http://www.kudzucraft.com/designs/stonefly/buildling-stonefly.php I got the teenager and his mom to come and help paint.. tn_100_2285.JPG tn_100_2283.JPG She had the idea to do an Eagle with the head at one end and the tail at the other and some feather...
by steve crawford
Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

I noticed when stapling the fabric it would sometimes cause a run in the stitching, it looked like it was pushing the weave into the wood. It is like uneven in the tightness of the fabric..more of something you can feel than see... ironing made all of this even out... With a flash light right up alo...
by steve crawford
Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

This morning took outside pics.
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by steve crawford
Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

I got the fabric off his website and the lashing is waxed nylon..
Artificial Sinew

http://www.tandyleatherfactory.com/en-u ... 08-00.aspx
by steve crawford
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

Progress ...ready for the fabric..
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by steve crawford
Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:09 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

The inwales are done, just need sanded and the end decks epoxied on.
The seat and floorboards still need to be lashed down..They are all made from aromatic cedar
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by steve crawford
Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

The frame from a different view..
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by steve crawford
Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Skin On Frame Canoe
Replies: 31
Views: 13300

Re: Skin On Frame Canoe

A teenager who I take fishing came over to help today...he is also a club member..
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