Re: [baidarka] baidarka kits?

Philip Wylie (
Wed, 13 May 1998 20:27:57 -0600

Date: 	Wed, 13 May 1998 20:27:57 -0600
From: Philip Wylie <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] baidarka kits?


Did you manage to commence construction on a Dyson Baidarka?

Best Regards,

Philip wylie wrote:
> Hi,
> I just tried to reach George Dyson as I am interested in locating a baidarka kit
> for me to work on over the winter (single). His telephone number as listed on
> the net appears incorrect. How can I reach him, or others who might offer such
> a kit? I've been reading about baidarkas for a few years and want to try my
> hand at making one, but not from scratch.
> Laurie
> Regina, SK
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> Kirk Olsen wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure Paul Labrie's boat was done with a paint brush. It's just
> > a matter of him noticing this thread and contributing. If anyone is
> > interested I think I saw a for sale ad for his aluminum/wood/carbon/nylon
> > baidarka for $450.
> Yes I did use a paint brush (outdoors, wearing a respirator -- the stuff was
> nasty!). I can't remember the name of the two-part material that I used (I
> purchased it from George Dyson) but will check in my garage tonight and report
> back to the list tomorrow. I was pretty happy with the results.
> BTW, thanks for the ad, Kirk. Actually I'd sell the baidarka to anyone on the
> list for a lot less than the asking price. Just trying to scrape up money for
> my
> ongoing trimaran project, which is fast taking over my barn and basement!
> - paul -