The standard Tulugaaq rolling qajaq is 505 mm ( 20 inches ) wide at the masik. This model is 460 ( 18 inches ) to accommodate small paddlers. This is particularly for smaller women and youth who find a standard size rolling qajaq too large. I laminated yellow cedar strips for all the raised beams and I am very pleased with the result. The bottom has four thin coats of polyurethane resin for a smooth finish.