Re: [baidarka] help finding plans

Ross Rankin (
Fri, 29 May 1998 19:26:09 -0500

Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 19:26:09 -0500
From: Ross Rankin <>
Subject: Re: [baidarka] help finding plans

edmund wrote:
> I'm trying to find plans/instructions from which to build a wood frame
> and skin baidarka this summer. I've been told several times that plans
> don't really work that well because the baidarkas need to be built on
> the anthromorphic measuring scale, but i imagine that there must be some
> info out there for the home builder. Does anyone have any insight as to
> which book (i know of baidarka by dyson and aleut kayaks by brinck) is
> more helpful in building a baidarka? any other information anyone could
> kick down that might be helpful would be great. Thanks - Blaise

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