New All Cedar Kaholo

She finally saw the light of day this afternoon- an all cedar stripped Kaholo. Many thanks to everyone on this forum for all the help along the way. I've definitely been bitten by the bug and am already planning a future build(s).

What a learning experience. To another time I'm sure I'll do plenty of things differently, but I'm happy with the results.

Now I've got to finish this paddle so I can get 'er wet!

Thanks all,

Patrick North

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Too pretty!  Whats next?

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Thanks for the kind words. Reality is setting in that the kids will not long be satisfied with tagging along on the paddleboard, so it looks like a Wood Duckling or two is in the cards. Gosh, then I'll need a trailer- and then I might as well build a kayak for myself and...

It's " gentle madness," though, right?



RE: New All Cedar Kaholo

Unfortunately, they have yet to discover a cure for this disease.  I think its called  Wooden Boat Hyper Builder Disease, of "WoBoHyBi" disease.

Have fun.


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Patric, that is a beutiful board! Do you have a link to more pictures? Or could I bother you to email me some? Id love to see how the joined panels came out in the bow...


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Hi Dave,

I haven't put my build pix up on Picassa, etc., but I'm sending you some via email. Let me know if they don't come through.

This was a bear, but to another time I think I could make it a lot easier on myself. Hopefully you can learn from my mistakes!



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