Re: [baidarka] sonotube kayak

Craig O'Donnell (
Tue, 12 May 1998 11:39:26 -0400

Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 11:39:26 -0400
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From: "Craig O'Donnell" <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] sonotube kayak

>Has anyone made a kayak out of sonotube? Visualize a banana. Has anyone used
>sonotube for rib stock? Has anyone used sonotube for a drybag or bouyancy
>chamber inside of a kayak? Has anyone used a sonotube for a kayak garage in
>there yard or next to there garage?
>I fo
>und a webpage at http:/
>Please forgive for the detour from skinboat theme

I think you'd have to waterproof the tube. It's cardboard, there might be
some waterproofing on the INSIDE for the concrete.

I considered these tubes as floats for an outrigger sailing canoe, there
would have been a layer of fiberglass or other fabric w/ epoxy over the

Craig O'Donnell
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