Kayak in the basement

Clearwater resident Lorne Sommerfeldt stands next to a red and yellow cedar strip kayak he is building in his basement

Clearwater resident Lorne Sommerfeldt stands next to a red and yellow cedar strip kayak he is building in his basement.

Clearwater resident Lorne Sommerfeldt stands next to a red and yellow cedar strip kayak he is building in his basement.

Clearwater resident Lorne Sommerfeldt stands next to a red and yellow cedar strip kayak he is building in his basement. The 18-foot craft is his first kayak, but he has built several canoes before.

Now retired, he formerly built Western Star trucks, as well as working as a carpenter and general contractor.