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Building Your Kevlar Canoe: A Foolproof Method and Three Foolproof Designs


  


 : Building Your Kevlar Canoe: A Foolproof Method and Three Foolproof Designs






Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9780070430365
Edition: 1
ISBN: 0070430365
Item Dimensions: 9107308649
Label: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 184
Publication Date: May 01, 1995
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Studio: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press




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Editorial Review:

Product Description:
Kevlar is a strong (40% stronger than fiberglass) material, perfect for building light-weight (35 pounds for a 17-foot canoe), fast, maintenance-free canoes. The only problem with Kevlar canoes is their cost--$2,000 or more. With this book, the most inexperienced home builder can turn out a handsome canoe for an investment of about $600 and a few weekends. The principal tools needed are a sharp pair of scissors and a $5 hand plane--and the method is astonishingly easy and forgiving. Featured are designs for a stable family canoe, a solo canoe, and a wilderness tripper, any of which can be built right from this book.





 



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