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Fine Strip-Planked Boat Construction at WoodenBoat School - Mystic River Tandem & microBootlegger

Aug 25 2013 6:00 pm
Aug 31 2013 12:00 pm

Build microBootlegger and Mystic River Tandem

Registration starts January 2nd.

If you can't make the August class, take a look at the one in July.

Fine Strip-Planked Boat Construction at WoodenBoat School - Nymph & Night Heron

Jul 7 2013 6:00 pm
Jul 13 2013 12:00 pm

Build Nymph and Night Heron

Registration starts January 2nd.

If you can't make the July class, take a look at the one in August.

End Pour vs End Block

End pour vs end block

The End Pour

 A common question is "what is the end pour good for?" For those who don't know what it is, it originated in making fiberglass kayaks. The boat is stood on end, leaned up against the wall or a try and epoxy is poured into the end. This epoxy fills up the end with a solid chunk of material. This serves a couple purposes.

How to Make a Kayak - Cleaning up the Interior

For me cleaning up the inside of the boat is one of the least satisfying aspects of building the kayak.

How to Make a Kayak - Scraping, Sanding and Fairing and Dust Control

Scraping

I first scrape the boat with a heavy duty paint scraper. This removes the any glue drips and starts to knock the corners off the strips.

Fine Strip-Planked Boat Construction at WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine

Jul 8 2012 8:00 am
Jul 14 2012 12:00 pm

A guide to building canoes and kayaks with wood strips and epoxy.