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    Looking for a kayak builder

    I asked Bjorn about strip building. I watched Nick Schade's video. Here is Bjorn reply that might help you: "Nick Shade's manual (and several other American manuals) is comprehensive and may result in beautiful kayaks. Mine is simplified to the extent that a kayak can be built in approx half the...
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Strip built. He doesn't offer any other plans although, he mentions, they exist. You can contact him directly if you wish. He answered all my questions immediately.
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    "The building time may vary (experienced builders finish a kayak in some 50 hours, first-time builders may need 150 hours, and a few with a pedantic approach may spend 500 hours)" Bjorn Thomasson about building the Black Pearl
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    50 hrs, according to Bjorn Thomasson
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Rod from @OrcaBoats has agreed to build my next kayak. Woohoo!!! Just waiting for a couple of references on his work.
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Yes, his website is down but his FB page is up. Just send me a PM with your offer and we'll go from there. Thanks!
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Thanks Rod! Where can I find a kit? If I can't find a builder, I'll have to do it myself but then, it won't be ready for next spring.
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Thanks John, I've edited the post
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    Looking for a kayak builder

    Hi there, I am looking for a kayak builder who can build a Shrike-R or a Black Pearl for me. I'm in Calgary Thanks for your help! Ilan
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