Download the plans for a Cardboard Kayak – 13 ft (4 meters)
2 – 4×8 sheets of cardboard
2 – rolls of clear packing tape
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This design, by Roy Hildestad, is based on the dimensions and structure of the Khufu Solar Ship.
The Khufu Ship had a sewn plank hull with 3 main sections as shown in this drawing by Dr. Paul Lipke.
- Nancy Jenkins – The boat beneath the pyramid: King Cheops’ royal ship (1980) ISBN 0-03-057061-1
- Paul Lipke – The royal ship of Cheops: a retrospective account of the discovery, restoration and reconstruction. Based on interviews with Hag Ahmed Youssef Moustafa(Oxford: B.A.R., 1984) ISBN 0-86054-293-9
- Björn Landström – Ships of the Pharaohs: 4000 Years of Egyptian Shipbuilding(Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970) Library of Congress Catalog Card number 73-133207