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2012 AKA Kitemakers Competition pictures and scores posted  HERE

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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Rest in Peace Dad
October 15, 1940 - February 10, 2012

Tony Ferrel was the original
owner of Kite Studio. He traveled to many festivals across the country and was
an award winning master kitebuilder. He was an active member of AKA since 1989.

Kite Resume HERE

UPCOMING FESTIVALS & EVENTS


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SHOPPING


Kite SuppliesKite Studio is a specialist supplier of materials for building kites and banners. We stock ripstop and oxford nylon, graphite, fiberglass, aluminum, line, fittings, notions, tools, and many other hardware items. Most of our customers build Kites and Banners with our materials, but our market has expanded into Radio Control (RC), Live Action Role Playing (LARP) Weapons, Stage and  Set Design, Fabric Architecture, and many other custom projects.
 


KITEBUILDER GEAR

Tell 'em what you are!
New Kite Studio Shirts - Kitebuilder Tee



New shirts, hats, stickers, and buttons.  Available through our partner website, zazzle.com. 

Perfect gifts
for your favorite kitebuilder.
 
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Take a look at our Wiki It is a fully searchable, interactive "encyclopedia" created by, and existing for, the the kitebuilder.com community. We archive kite plans and reference information, and YOU can contribute.

Do you have a plan that you would like to include in the Knowledge Base?  Quickly add it by filling out this FORM. If you need a place to host the plan, contact Steve - he will create a page for you... for free.
 


KITE BUILDER'S FORUM

Get your kite building questions answeredYour source for inspiration, motivation, & congratulation.  Considered by many to be "The best kite building forum on the planet" 

KITEBUILDER'S FORUM
 


CURRENT FORUM DISCUSSIONS



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MORE INFORMATION ON OUR MARKETS



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Fabric Architecture

 

Customer Kites

 

 

GO BUILD A KITE!

Looking for a kite project? Our online workshops are a great place to start.  Each class was taught by a well known and experienced kitebuilder from our forum.  Over the course of several weeks, students were instructed on the design, construction, and completion of each kite.   Everything is documented online, even the question and answers. Great fun for beginners and experts... I guarantee you will learn something new.  Go build a kite today!
 
Bill Wilson taught a three week class on Fled Kite...

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Robert Van Weers taught a five week class on the Achtkant Train...

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Terry Thillmann taught a four week class on the Delta Conyne...

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Dave Ellis taught a five week class on Lil Genki...

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Scott E. Spencer taught a  six week class on the #54 Star Facet...

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Arnold Stellema taught a five week class on Della Porta...

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KITEBUILDER RIPSTOP


By far, the most popular item in our catalog is our ripstop nylon.  We sell thousands of yards to award winning kitebuilders all over the world. 
  
 Priced to sell at
 $5.99/yard
(or less ;)

       
 

 

BULK LINE SALE

Kite Line and String Sale

$18.00- $35.00
PER SPOOL



view color selection
HERE*


This is the best price for kite line. 
You will not find a better deal on the web.

50, 150, 200, and 600
 pound test line**

UP TO THREE THOUSAND FEET!

 
* all colors not available in all strengths
** all strengths are estimated

 

 

LOOKING FOR A KITE PLAN?


Go Build a Kite!Feel like making something but not sure what to build? 

Roll the dice and jump to a random plan.

Go Build a Kite  

 

AUCTION ITEMS

kite builders' auction
Sneak a peek in the
AUCTION room.  Support your fellow kitebuilder, send him a few bucks, you'll get a cool item in return.

Click HERE to view all current auction items on one page.


Check back often as there are days when there are dozens of items up for auction.  Kite Studio even 'peppers' the list with great offers for bundles of ripstop, boxes of remnants, and loads of supplies.  Subscribe the feed to stay up to date.

KITEBUILDERS AUCTION

 

SHIPPING

USA: We ship UPS

United States customers: When you order online, we will automatically email you a UPS tracking number.  You can monitor your package's progress HERE

Internationally: We ship USPS International Customers: Your online order will be adjusted to include international priority shipping via USPS.  You can calculate the cost of your shipment by using THIS website.
   

 

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Steve & Tony Ferrel
Copyright 2013 Kite Studio


5555 Hamilton Boulevard | Allentown, PA 18106 USA
Phone: 360-RIPSTOP or 610-395-3560

recent update: Thursday April 04, 2013