Wooden seat

Submitted byrbodelon onMon, 04/02/2018 - 16:34

I'd like to show you this wooden seat.

Finished in summer 2017.

Thank you very much for the new Kayak Forum format.

Ricardo Bodelón

With an existing well made plastic seat made a net on it Surface.

wooden seat 04 net

With an optical laser take points and distances.

wooden seat 05 laser

Some cad design time.

wooden seat 06 cad

Making cnc templates

wooden seat 07 cnc

Wood colour selection with templates

wooden seat 08 selection

First cut

wooden seat 09 first cut

Second cut

wooden seat 10 second cut

Scott E. Toner

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 03:15

Holy Smokes - forget the tools -- people I correspond with have those skills? Splash molds and cross stacks and even scram jets and stall charateristics  I "get" - but laser dimensioning for CAD on wooden kayaks?  I am in Awe. Wow. Please keep 'me comin' .  


Drill to accept centering aluminum beams

wooden seat 11 bottom drill

Aluminum beams in action

wooden seat 12 bottom beam

More aluminium beams

wooden seat 13 up beam

Seat mold to glue togheter

wooden seat 14 mold

Gluing moment

wooden seat 15 gluing mold

More clamp gluing

wooden seat 16 gluing

First sanding

wooden seat 17 first sanding

Second sanding

wooden seat 18 second sanding

Vacuum infusión

wooden seat 19 epoxy infusion