Boat Building

THE BASICS

You need things that float and as long as it is watertight and not too heavy and doesn’t fall apart in use, it will magically become a aquatic vessel. If you need inspiration/additional instructions, check out the More Knowhow section of our illustrious blogroll.

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There are myriad means of acquiring materials, from saving your own trash indefinitely to “liberating” your neighbors’ recycling, to dumpster-diving, to being…less-scroungy and hitting up one of the following fine repositories of refuse:

 

Recycling centers in KC:

City recycling drop off centers! These folks collect more material then you could ever dream of having and it is all free! Styrofoam, plastic, wood, barrels, and metal.
North- 400 West Barry Rd   Central- 4707 Deramus Ave   South- 9051 Hillcrest Rd

Wonderscope in Johnson county has an incredible stock of different matierals. Call and set up an appointment of go on every 3rd Thursday a month to riffle through some great junk.
http://www.wonderscope.org/

Restore
http://www.restorekc.org/portal/page/portal/ReStore

KU Recycling
http://www.recycle.ku.edu/

UMKC Recycling
http://info.umkc.edu/sustainability/green-campus/recycling/

Kansas State Recycling center
https://www.k-state.edu/recycling/

Demolition Salvage
http://www.greendkc.com/salvage.html

Bridging the Gap
https://www.bridgingthegap.org/
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KCMO Trash/Recycling collection days-

KCKS Trash/Recycling collection days:
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