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Quick Canoe Electric – a simple, cheap electric powered boat. Square back Electric Canoe. A new photo of an Electric Quick Canoe by Joe Koenicke – click his name for more Quick Canoe Adventures.
Detailed Plan $30 Click on your nearest agent in menu on left or see them listed here – this is a new plan so might not be up on all their websites yet, email them if you don’t see the plan. For a paddling canoe see the Quick Canoe here It is amazing how things fit together sometimes. Mixing one of my Quick Canoes with an electric trolling motor. Easy to build and cheap materials costLight Weight in plywood (65lbs – 28kg)Cheap trolling motors are availableMany people already have trolling motorsClever builder who adapted the planLow running cost. Quick Canoe Electric - Fyne Boat Kits. Product Description Based on Michael Storer's Quick canoe, this canoe has a transom and is designed to be powered by an electric trolling motor.
Its slenderness, light weight and carefully designed rocker give it efficient performance at design speeds of 5 to 9 mph (though some go a little faster). This plywood electric boat is specifically designed for very low power – the shapes required to go at higher speeds safely are very different from this. Emphasizing simple construction, the plans specify fastening the plywood panels with duct tape rather than the usual copper wire. Temporary spacers are used to create the hull shape before it is glued together and the spacers and duct tape removed. Like the Quick Canoe, this boat is very cheap in materials and very simple to build.
PDF Plans There is enough detail in the plans to build this boat just by following the step by step instructions. The plans are in PDF format that can be viewed using Adobe Reader. Untitled. New plywood “Quick Canoe” plan builds in as little as 4.5 hours (or a couple of weekends) Quick Canoe plan info QUICK CANOE 155 – A simple plywood canoe – Plans $30 Length – 4.7m (15ft 6ins) Beam – 0.83m (33ins) Hull Weight – 23kg (45lbs) Draft – 0.100m, (4″) Three sheets of 6mm (1/4″) Plywood.
The plywood “disposable” canoe (see here) has been renamed the more salubrious “Quick Canoe”. I quite liked the name of “Disposable Canoe” but I agreed with the critique that it hinted at something that was poor quality rather than simple and Easy. The photo below shows two a group of us built in France immediately before paddling and camping our way down the Loire River for a week. It fills a gap that our classic Eureka plywood Canoe doesn’t cover. The Quick Canoe series has been designed to be as easy to build as possible while keeping some of the qualities of a good paddling canoe – in particular the ability to track. One Sheet John boat... Why can't a one sheet dinghy carry two adults?
It was quite a puzzle really. It seemed doable, but I had never seen it done. I had fiddled with a pram one sheet that had more capacity, but not as much as you'd think.But it seemed like it should be doable. And here was my reasoning. If you consider that a 2 ft wide box with 1 foot sides seven feet long can be made with a sheet of plywood (you'd have to scarf one transom), and that volume is 14 sq. ft or about 840 lbs of water. Here are some of the other boat ideas submitted, but none have been built that I know of. David Beede's OS John boat.... The first boat I ever had was an eight foot aluminum Jonboat. Lew Clayman entered his own sketch brainstorm into the explorationl. Surface treatment of a wooden boat. The purpose of surface treatment of a wooden boat is, at least, to: 1.
Prevent water from getting into the wood Why should water not get into wood? First of all, as explained earlier, wood swells and shrinks along with its moisture content. A wooden boat is full of structural details, where pieces of wood have been joined with crossing grain directions (as an example, every plank is fastened to every frame at both edges). There is no way to prevent movement of moisture to and from wood totally. Water comes in two brands. Water vapor gets absorbed in wood cell pipe walls, but does not under any circumstances cause the cell hollow to fill.
Liquid water gets absorbed in wood cell pipe walls, and can also fill the cell hollow. Cell walls can absorb water up to 25-30 % of wood dry weight. This can only happen, if the air relative humidity stays at 100 % for a long period of time.