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Lightweight folding dinghy 6, 7 & 9 ft
is a simple and stable folding dinghy which is pretty, functional, light
and easy to build. It consists of a
central keel with two drop down floors, four hinged hoops and a reinforced
PVC cloth skin.
It assembles in moments and rows and sails extremely well. Tough, light and
resilient, with a 3.3hp motor it can also plane at speeds of up to 14 knots!
Available in three sizes from 6 to 9 feet long. (1.8m to 2.75m)
is the World's lightest nesting dinghy
weighing in at
about 10 kilos (22lbs) making it child's play to launch and retrieve.
The Stasha is an elegant design and is a delight to row and great fun to
sail. Despite it's light construction it is surprisingly strong.
The Stasha is made of two halves with a simple locking mechanism allowing it
to be easily assembled on deck, on shore or even in the water. As it's made from so few materials it
doesn't cost much to build.
Super lightweight nesting dinghy 7ft
Super lightweight nesting dinghy 7ft
Lightweight 2 berth folding bike caravan
is a sturdy design that has stood the test of time. Like the Fliptail, the
Origami has a central keel, two drop down floors and a
reinforced PVC skin. The Origami has plywood side panels which makes this
dinghy very robust.
Folding flat to just a few inches in moments and weighing from as little as
15 kilos (33lbs) she is easy to move around and stow. The Origami will take
an engine, rows very well and also sails. Available in 6 and 8 foot
versions. (1.8m & 2.4m)
Easy to build, very stable and easy to customise.
Folding 12ft canoe
The Foldak is an easy to build 12 foot folding canoe. Like
the Fliptail it consists of a central keel, drop down floors, four hoops and
a reinforced PVC skin.
It unfolds in less than a minute and all the pieces needed to assemble it
are always attached so you won't arrive at the water's edge missing a vital
It is stable, tracks well yet is easy to turn. Designed to be used with
either a single paddle or a double kayak paddle.
5.5 ft hard dinghy
The Deckster is the boat with a hole in it!
Designed to stow on deck around the foot of your yacht's mast, it's the hard
dinghy solution for the spatially challenged.
The Deckster is stable, rows well, takes an engine and
The Deckster does more, it can also use the revolutionary Hobie
Mirage drive allowing you to face forward and keep your hands free whilst in
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is an ingenious teardrop bicycle caravan with three modes. In 'Stow'
mode it concertinas down to just 21cm so it can be put away easily when not
in use. In 'Road' mode it extends to 60 cm wide so you can get where you are
going with ease. In 'Camping' mode it is a full metre wide (option to build
a 1.2 metre version). With its small and aerodynamic shape and super light
weight it is no problem to tow along. You can even put a 6 ft Fliptail or
Origami dinghy inside!
At just 30 kilos it is very easy to tow and if it's windy you can unzip the
sides to make it easier to pedal and avoid it being blown over. Despite its
top heavy appearance most of the weight is very low down adding to the
Lightweight wooden bicycle
From boats to bicycles. Wooden transportation for land or sea. Make any of
our designs yourself using our highly detailed step by step instructions.
Every single design was created with ease of build in mind. No
specialist tools are needed and most of the materials can be bought
locally or inexpensively online. The designs are not just easy to
make, they all work and work well. Strong, yet light, practical and
always interesting. Click on any of the images to learn more.
Lightweight folding dinghy 6 & 8ft
wooden bicycle. It might look complicated to make
but the frame can be marked, cut out and glued ready for varnish in just two
days. The box section frame is immensely strong yet only weighs 3 kilos.
The Hoopy is a 'one size fits all' bicycle but the seat can be raised or
lowered during the build if required. It can carry two with ease and will
make you friends wherever you go. It's also great to ride. Surprisingly fast
and very comfy.
Most of the parts needed to build a Hoopy are easily available secondhand or
can be salvaged from old bikes.
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Every Woodenwidget design is very easy to build regardless of your level of experience.
The illustrated plans lead you every step of the way, so if you have always
wanted to have a go at making something useful, now is your chance. Included in the
plans are all you need to know about all aspects of the project from
selecting wood, using and sharpening tools, using epoxy and much much more.
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