The puzzle joint

Nick Schade makes beautiful handmade kayaks. One model is 18 feet long and it’s built from plywood. The problem, of course, is that plywood comes in 8 foot long sheets.

Most people would work to hide the joint, to minimize it, to make it as invisible as possible. “Hey, if we have to do this, let’s pretend we don’t.”

Nick stains the two pieces different colors and makes it into a feature. If you have a limit, perhaps it’s worth embracing.

Reblogged from: here

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About janaknmistry

Janak is a 1984 born, MSc and MBA educated from Mumbai, India. He is an avid traveller by choice and a solopreneur by luck. He has clocked many thousands of kilometres on a motorcycle. It was his journey to the Leh-Ladakh, which motivated him to write about his experiences throughout the journey in enjoying the beauty, pain and hardships. He has successful authored and published his book called “Journey in Time with Timeless Memories” which is released and published in Germany and available all over the world besides Asia and the Middle East. Apart from being an author he is an active book reviewer too and have reviewed books by some of the established authors in USA. Janak runs a motorcycle expedition co. called Jack n Jill-The Moto Expedition Co. He is passionate about travelling and photography, which helps him find a beauty and meaning in this wide busy world. It was his journey to the Leh-Ladakh which motivated him to write about his experiences throughout the journey in enjoying the beauty, pain and hardships. He is passionate about travelling and photography which helps him find a beauty and meaning in this wide busy world.
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