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Fliptail
Lightweight folding dinghy 6, 7 & 9 ft
fliptail 9
The Fliptail is a simple and stable folding dinghy which is pretty, functional, light weight 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)
The Stasha 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
Stasha
Super lightweight nesting dinghy 7ft
the worlds lightest nesting dinghy
Foldavan
Lightweight 2 berth folding bike caravan
Foldavan
The Origami 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.
Foldak
Folding 12ft canoe
Foldak folding 12 foot 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 piece.

It is stable, tracks well yet is easy to turn. Designed to be used with either a single paddle or a double kayak paddle.
Deckster
5.5 ft hard dinghy
The Deckster, the boat with a hole in it
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 sails.

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 motion.

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The Foldavan 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 stability.
Hoopy
Lightweight wooden bicycle
Hoopy 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.
Origami
Lightweight folding dinghy 6 & 8ft
Origami folding boat
The Hoopy 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. Making things has never been simpler. If you would like to learn more about our plans, please click here