Plywood Kayak Design
We have 13 designs - 11 for plywood stitch & tape construction and 2 for cedar strip planking. the seawolf plywood design also has an option to be built with a length. Staining a wood strip kayak - a video shop tip courtesy of nick schade.. The explorer is a smooth and sleek touring kayak. it is a slightly shorter, narrower version of the navigator. the explorer performs well in windy conditions, moving.
Some builders prefer to build kayaks from plans, others would rather skip some of the prep work and dive right into the fun of kayak construction with a. Note - in the particulars for each design, the dry weight is given for guidance only and will vary depending on the grade/density of plywood and solid. Sapele is a beautiful reddish-brown african wood with a deep, swirling grain. it's getting hard to find, especially in the ultra-high grades that were typical of now.