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Kayak-building Mentor
By:Josh Guske
Date: 8/28/2001, 9:06 am

Hello. My name is Josh Guske, and I am currently a senior at Murphy High School in Murphy, North Carolina. Senior Exit Projects are being discussed, and I'd like to do my project on designing and building my own glass whitewater kayak. It is a topic I am highly interested in, but I've been having a lot of trouble finding a mentor for this topicó nobody builds their own anymore, it seems. Well anyways, I've posted various messages across the net, and I've tried to contact the Nantahala Outdoor Center about a mentor, but I've had no luck thus far. Well, I searched the net about kayak building, and this site was one of the ones found. It looks very informative, so I decided to post this message to see if anyone here knows about whitewater kayak building. Any information anyone may have about glass construction would be helpful, and if anyone is in the Western North Carolina area and would be willing to mentor me, please email me at

Messages In This Thread

Kayak-building Mentor
Josh Guske -- 8/28/2001, 9:06 am
one off approach
mike allen -- 8/28/2001, 2:38 pm
Re: Kayak-building Mentor
KenB -- 8/28/2001, 11:52 am
Re: Kayak-building Mentor
Matthew -- 8/28/2001, 11:18 am
Yeah, mentor is req.
Josh Guske -- 8/28/2001, 11:30 am
Re: Yeah, mentor is req.
Paul Moorehead -- 8/28/2001, 12:36 pm
OK I'm game...wit hsome requirements
!RUSS -- 8/28/2001, 12:15 pm
Re: OK I'm game...wit hsome requirements
Josh Guske -- 8/29/2001, 9:43 am
keep us posted
Jim Eisenmenger -- 8/29/2001, 12:58 pm
Re: OK I'm game...wit hsome requirements
Josh Guske -- 8/28/2001, 2:47 pm
Buddy system
!RUSS -- 8/28/2001, 9:51 am
Excellent advice *NM*
Sam McFadden -- 8/28/2001, 10:58 am