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Building the "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Boats...Wood Duck Double #3: Why the WDD Will Make a Good Fishing Kayak

05-31-2020 02:47 AM by DustyMark | 0 comments »

Features for FishingThe Wood Duck Double is the perfect size for kayak fishing. At 14’ long, it will paddle quickly, remain maneuverable, and haul a lot of gear well. The hard chine hull holds its track quite well. The Wood Duck 10 I used to own tracked like it was on rails and never needed a rudder. My brother-in-law bought it from me and I helped him outfit it for fishing. He’s been out on some crazy windy days and never had any problems with handling or stability. The 30&...

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Building the "Swiss Army Knife" of Small Boats...Wood Duck Double #1: Overview

05-30-2020 04:32 AM by DustyMark | 5 comments »

Needing an Intervention?I like to plan and build things from wood…the more complicated, the better! I especially enjoy building small boats. Previous boat builds included a tandem sea kayak, single racing kayak, single recreation kayak, mini ski boat, single performance/play kayak, skin-on-frame rowing shell, and three duck hunting layout boats. I even built a teardrop camper in 2016. I recently finished part of my basement and lost some of my small boat storage. That leaves me w...

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Building a KARA Hummer Layout Duck Boat #15: Painting the Boat

06-25-2015 05:38 PM by DustyMark | 2 comments »

Overview Construction is complete and I moved the boat to the garage in preparation for painting. Oil-based paints put off some nasty fumes, so the garage was the safest location. I painted the bottom with some extra paint I had left from some annual kayak repairs/maintenance. I painted the top with primer and flat duck boat paint. Bottom Paint The ducks don’t see the bottom, so I used Interlux Brightsides paint (Sea Green) to provide a smoother coat against the water. I ha...

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