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Books by Nick Schade about using the "strip-built" or "strip-planked" or "woodstrip" method to build boats.

Nick started strip-building boats in 1983, these books pass on his decades of boatbuilding experience into easy to read bibles on the strip-planked method of making kayaks, canoes, rowing boats and other small, lightweight, car-toppable boats.

Building Strip-Planked Boats

Building Strip Planked Boats
Build a wooden boat that is light, durable, and furniture-quality beautiful TensIt is a waste of time to build your own wooden boat. These days there are far qu
$22.95

Build a Wooden Boat

that is light, durable, and furniture-quality beautiful

The Strip-Built Sea Kayak

The Strip-Built Sea Kayak
Back CoverArtistic Creation
$19.95

The premier book on building kayaks. This book describes using the "Strip-Built" method to build a strong, lightweight, rugged and efficient kayak. Strip-building is the most flexible, forgiving, and attractive way to build a small wood boat. Professional sea kayak builder Nick Schade presents complete plans and measurements for three kayaks:

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