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Making Petrel Play: Stripping the Bottom - Episode 5

Nick's Blog - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 22:18

Episode 5 Transcript Stripping the Bottom

Hi, I’m Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to episode five of my series on building the strip-built kayak the Petrel Play.  In the last episode we stripped up the side of the kayak, in this episode we will strip across the bottom.

I hope you enjoy.

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Making Petrel Play: Stripping the Side - Episode 4

Nick's Blog - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:53

Video Four in a series documenting the making of a strip built kayak. In the last episode I made the inner stems out of pine and tapered and installed the sheer strips.

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Making Petrel Play: Making Inner Stems and Installing the First Strips - Episode 3

Nick's Blog - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:47

Video 3 in the series documenting the making of a strip-built kayak. Making the inner stems and installing the first strips

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Making Petrel Play: Cutting Strips and Setting up Forms - Episode 2

Nick's Blog - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:40

Video 2 in a series documenting my build of the Petrel Play. In this episode I cut the strips and set up the forms.

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Making Petrel Play: Introduction - Episode 1

Nick's Blog - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 19:29

This is the introduction to my series of videos documenting my building of a strip built Petrel Play. In this episode I describe the design, how I came up with it and what makes it special.

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New Video Series on Making the Petrel Play

Nick's Blog - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 20:47

I've just started a new series of videos documenting the Petrel Play build I did last fall. I will be covering the whole process from buying the wood through launching the kayak. I hope to be able to release a new video every week or so. Be sure to subscribe to my Youtube page so you are kept up to date on the latest releases.

Meet at the Beach 2017

Events - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:55

Start: Jun 3 2017 10:00 am Start: Jun 3 2017 10:00 am

Once again we will be gathering at Bluff Point. For more years than I care to remember wooden kayak enthusiasts have met at the beach at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Connecticut. We will be gathering again this year. Come see what builders have made over the winter. Test paddle kayaks that you are interested in building. Talk to other people who like wooden kayaks.

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