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Mounting The First 4 Frames

Mounting The First 4 Frames

Here I am mounting the first 4 frames onto the brackets. I have been leveling everything as I go through each step but this is the first place where it truly matters. Featuring cameo by Corina. This is the kayak I will be using in the California 100 river race on the...
Building the Strongback and Brackets.

Building the Strongback and Brackets.

I set up the strongback and built and placed the brackets for the kayak. You don’t get to actually see the making of the strongback and the stands since I was lazy that day. Breaking News! The kayak is now called Whiplash. Calling it the CA100 is confusing with...
Cutting the Frames

Cutting the Frames

Time to cut the frames out for the CA100 skin on frame kayak. This is a little nerve racking for me as it brings me much closer to seeing the shape of the kayak. Cutting out the frames for CA100 skin on frame...
Making the Stringer Scarf Joints For CA100.

Making the Stringer Scarf Joints For CA100.

Here is the video of me making the scarf joints for the stringers, gunwales, and keel for the skin on frame kayak I am making for the California 100 river race on June 11, 2016. Here I also test out Titebond 3 waterproof wood glue. Scarf Joints for my CA100 Kayak and...
Laying Out The Lines For The CA100.

Laying Out The Lines For The CA100.

So, here we are laying out the lines for the CA100. This is the kayak I will use in the California 100 river race put on by Rivers For Change. After this the next step is to layout the points and cut the frames.   Designing my skin on frame kayak for the...