Strip Built Boat Plans
Plans for building strip-built boats. "Strip building", (sometimes known as strip-planked, wood strip, or cedar strip) is a fault tolerant method to build a boat. You bend thin strips of wood around forms, gluing the strips together as you cover the forms. You then sand the strips smooth and coat them with a layer of tough, transparent fiberglass cloth and epoxy. The result is a beautiful, strong and lightweight boat.
Nick Schade has been designing and building cedar strip boats since 1986, and is the author of two books on the subject. These original designs draw on the years of experience to create unique high performance designs that move easily on the water as well as look stunning on land.
For more in-depth descriptions of the designs listed below you may look through the strip-built boat design browser.
|Petrel Kayak Plans$100.00||Night Heron Kayak Plans$90.00||Expedition Single Kayak Plans$100.00|
|Guillemot "Double" Tandem Kayak Plans$105.00||Guillemot Kayak Plans$90.00||Solo microBootlegger$100.00|
|Great Auk Kayak Plans$90.00||Nymph Pack Canoe Plans$90.00||12 Foot Nymph Double Paddle Pack Canoe Plans$90.00|
|14 Great Auk Kayak Plans$90.00||Adirondack Guide Boat Plans$90.00||Aleutesque Kayaks Plans$110.00|
|Coot Dinghy Plans$110.00||Great Auk Double Kayak Plans$105.00||Greenland Night Heron Kayak Plans$90.00|
|Guillemot "Fast Double" Tandem Kayak Plans$105.00||Guillemot "L" Kayak Plans$100.00||Guillemot "Play" Kayak Plans$85.00|
|Guillemot "S" Kayak Plans$90.00||High Capacity Great Auk Kayak Plans$105.00||Little Auk Kayak Plans$85.00|
|MicroBootlegger Double Paddle Canoe Plans$105.00||Mystery Racing Kayak Plans$100.00||Night Heron Double Kayak Plans$105.00|
|Razor Billed Auk Kayak Plans$90.00||"Simple" Kayak Plans$90.00|