|Oct 07, 2014, 10:13 AM|
FREDDY...Or any body else that wants to build one of these I just added up the coast of materials you'll need.
LUMBER & SCREWS & GLUE : STRONG BACK FRAME / FORM - $59.52
LUMBER: western red cedar - 1" x 6" 18' $113
MAPLE BOARDS: $140
EPOXY RESIN: AeroMarine 300/21 1.5 gal kit w/ pumps shipped - $121.80
EPOXY RESIN: AeroMarine 300/21 1.5 gal kit w/ out pumps shipped - $113.69
(note- buy at least 3 gal at one time for a canoe this size and save $$$ on shipping)
FIBER GLASS: Thayercraft inc. 30 yds. - $ 82.21
Wood putty: Famowood: 1 pt. - $ 23 (note mix the wood dust w/ the wood glue and make you own; it matches better.
WOOD GLUE: TITEBOND: III Water proof 1 gal. - $ 28 at Lowes
CASCOPHEN RESOURCINAL : MARINE GRADE GLUE 1 QT. - $33.85
SEAT WEBBING: 1" POLYESTER STRAP 40 FT. - $13.27 (shipped) - $25.62
VARNISH: JAMESTOWN DIS. : 2 QT GLEAM GLOSS KIT -$52.99 plus $5 hazmat and shipping.
6" BLACK DECK PLATE: JAMESTOWN DIS -$13.49
BRASS EYES: 3/4" X 7/8" 1 PR. JAMESTOWN DIS - $8.25
JAMESTOWN DIS: SHIPPED TOTAL - $ 95
SANDPAPER:- $ 80
STAINLESS STEAL SCREWS:- $25
ROUNDED TOTAL : - $920
|Oct 07, 2014, 04:00 PM|
920 quid is a lot of money, but does it weigh up to the satisfaction of making and using your own hand-made canoo?
It's a gorgeous piece of art!
|Oct 07, 2014, 04:06 PM|
Thank you Marco....it's a bit of cash but if you were to just buy one the most basic ones start at $3000 and the kyaks go up to $5000 or better depending on the size and patterns.
You can't buy a cheep used ALUM / PLASTIC canoe here for $900 unless your lucky to find a deal.
|Nov 03, 2014, 10:07 PM|
Geeeeeezzzzz........ I had to find this build thread.
I'LL BE GETTING BACK ON THIS BUILD SOON ; The canoe is done except varnishing which I'll be doing on and off over the next month.
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