FREE Digital download of plans for stitch & glue plywood recesses for Kajak-Sport hatch rims (Round 15, Round 20, Round 24 and Oval 42/30). If you find them useful please consider a donation by naming your own price.
They are great way to add commercial hatches and deck plates to your strip or stitch & glue kayak deck. The round 15 and 20 recesses work great with all Beckson 6″ and 8″ deck plates (15 = 6″, 20 = 8″).
The parts are meant to be cut from 3mm okoume plywood.
Plans are full-size and are US architectural size “C” (24″ x 18″ or 610 x 457 mm). They can be printed on a commercially on a wide-format printer or at home using the “poster” feature of Acrobat Reader.
The instruction manual on assembly and installation is included with each set of plans. It is also at this link: Hatch Recess Manual v2016.04.pdf
The KS hatch covers and rims can be bought separately.