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For me cleaning up the inside of the boat is one of the least satisfying aspects of building the kayak.
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.
I'm building a Night Heron kayak using cove and bead western red cedar. I'm taking some video as I go. I hope you find the following helpful.
Like the hull, I used strips taped to the bottom of a bench plane to make consistent width strips with the bead removed. These strips were then beveled to create a tight joint with the sheer strips on the hull. At the ends the sheer strips need to be tapered to meet each other at a nice point.
In 2010 I started making a strip-built Petrel sea kayak using cedar strips, fiberglass and Carbon-Kevlar Cloth. I documented much of the process on video and below are the short videos I produced showing many of the building techniques incorporated. The above video provides a quick overview, follow the links below for more detailed looks at the individual steps.