- Bank of Montreal @ the Junction
I say it a couple times every year. I need to take more photos. So today I took out the camera, blew off the dust and I’ve decided to start up a photo blog again.
Old style buildings are fun in Toronto. We don’t have a lot of history or old buildings in the city. Something about a bank and an old building fit together.
We have finished the Sabalo from plans created by Jem Watercraft
I’m not starting on a modified design of the Ta’al from Storer Boats. I’ve currently named this project the Taalak
- Woodbie in ActionShe performs really well. Really stable and great primary stability which is what I was really looking for over the Jem Sabalo I built. We now have the Woodbie, the Sabalo, an old Hobie Oasis Tandem, an inflatable Advanced Elements Tandem and inflatable SUP. I’d say the Sabalo is the fastest overall with the highest top end speed. The advanced elements is probably a little easier to get up to … Read more
- Completed Kayak – Naming her the WoodbieYes, Taalak has been the name I’ve been calling this kayak the whole time, but now that she’s done, I feel like calling her the Woodbie. Really happy with how it turned out. Looks great. Went with the Maroske fittings again to have nice clean deck fittings. The EVA foam mat looks great and was easier to cut than I thought it would be. Love the look of the Okoume … Read more
- Painting the KayakSanded down and painting. I feel like I learned a lot about this area from the previous build. I relied a lot more on the random orbital sander this time. I also am using 3M blue tape and pressing down with a plastic card. I had a lot of bleed through last time.