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Hey John
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Which baidarka design is that in the gallery? Looks great

: I used zebra wood for the coaming riser on my first kayak, a Great
: Auk. It is brittle, hard, tends to splinter, and smells like the
: back side of a barnyard. Used in small pieces it made a great
: riser - scroll down to the bottom of the photo page linked below
: if you'd like to see it.

: Deck accents and inlays would seem to be a challenge to me -
: getting the stuff to bend, keeping it in place so that it
: doesn't distort the whole deck, and sanding it next to much
: softer cedar would take great care. Anything can be done though,
: I've seen it proved many times on the boats built and shown
: here.

: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12804249@N08/?saved=1

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