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Baidarka Kayak

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Made from White Oak, Western Red Cedar, and Bamboo skewers
Lashed with artificial sinew
49 3/4" x 5 1/4" - 1:4 scale
Finished March 2008


The baidarka model was taken from David Zimmerly's article Building the One-Hole Aleut Baidarka" published in the Small Boat Journal - Feb/Mar 1983 (downloadable in .pdf format). aka "LM 2-14886", it was collected by Margaret Lantis in 1934 and Mr. Zimmerly took the lines off of it while it was in the Lowie Museum in 1978.

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