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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Build Review

Nick's Blog - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:38

This 11 minute video gives a quick overview of the whole process of building skin on frame micrBootlegger Sport sea kayak. As of the time of this video capture I had not fully tested the kayak yet. My goal after more testing is to release plans and kits.

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Painting and Outfitting

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:46

Transcript:

We are getting there! Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. This is the final episode of building the skin on frame microBootlegger Sport.

In this episode I'll paint the fabric, make and install a seat and add some decklines.

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Sewing the Skin

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:34

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to episode 6 of my build of the skin on frame microBootlegger Sport. In today's episode we will be wrapping the frame with its skin of polyester fabric. 

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Lashing the Frame

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:21

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. In this fifth episode of making the skin on frame I am lashing the stringers to the frames.

A few of the frame pieces need to be assembled. Here the stern stem frame is fitted to the last sectional frame.

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Test Fitting the Frame

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:13

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. In this fourth episode of making the skin on frame microBootlegger Sport, I will be fitting the stringers.

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Assembling the Coaming

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:08

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. This is part 3 of my quick Skin on Frame microBootlegger Sport kayak build. Today, I'm assembling the coaming.

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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Cutting Frames and Stringers

Nick's Blog - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:03

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. I'm continuing with part 2 of my Skin on Frame microBootlegger Sport Build. Today, I'm cutting parts.

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Elements of Coastal Kayaking with Nick Schade - At WoodenBoat School

Events - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:52

Start: Aug 12 2018 6:00 pm End: Aug 18 2018 5:00 pm Start: Aug 12 2018 6:00 pm End: Aug 18 2018 5:00 pm

Learn to Sea Kayak in Maine

I am very excited to announce that I will be teaching a week-long on-the-water sea kayaking class in Maine this summer. If you have one of my designs, or you are interested in learning how to handle a sea kayak on the ocean, this is your chance to gain some great experience, while enjoying one of the prettiest places to paddle in the world.

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Fine Strip-Planked Boat Class at WoodenBoat School - microBootlegger Kayak and Mystic River Tandem Canoe

Events - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:23

Start: Jul 1 2018 6:00 pm End: Jul 7 2018 12:00 pm Start: Jul 1 2018 6:00 pm End: Jul 7 2018 12:00 pm

 

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Fine Strip-Planked Boat Class at WoodenBoat School - Adirondack Guide Boat and microBootlegger Sport

Events - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:18

Start: Sep 16 2018 6:00 pm End: Sep 16 2018 6:00 pm Start: Sep 16 2018 6:00 pm End: Sep 16 2018 6:00 pm

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Making the Petrel Play - a Cedar Strip Kayak

Nick's Blog - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:35

An overview showing the process of building a cedar strip wooden kayak from start to finish.

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Making Petrel Play - Project Recap

Nick's Blog - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:41

I hope you enjoyed this series on building the Petrel Play.