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Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Build Review

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

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:46

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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

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

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

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

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

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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Making the Petrel Play - a Cedar Strip Kayak

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

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:41

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

Making Petrel Play - Launch - E20

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:47

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome the final episode of my 20 part series on making the Petrel Play a strip built kayak.

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Making Petrel Play - Fitting Out - E19

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:34

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome episode number 19 of my series on making the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

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Making Petrel Play - Varnishing - E18

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:09

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome episode number 18 of my series on making the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

In the previous episode I did the final prep work including fill coats and sanding. In this episode I'll varnish and varnish and varnish again.

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Making Petrel Play - Outer Seam, Final Sanding and Prep - E17

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome episode number 17 of my series on making the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

In the previous episode I installed the outer stems and di the final fiberglassing. In this episode I'll glass the outside seam, do the final fill coats and then final sanding.

The hatch is flush which makes it hard to lift. A little thumb-dent creates a spot to get a finger under the edge to open the hatch.

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Making Petrel Play: Outer Stems and More Glass - E16

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:41

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome episode number 18 of my series on making the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

In the previous episode I did the final prep work including fill coats and sanding. In this episode I'll varnish and varnish and varnish again.

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Making Petrel Play: Joining Deck & Hull - Episode 15

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:52

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome episode number 15 of my series on make the strip planked Petrel Play kayak.

In the last episode I installed a hatch, deck line fittings and did end pours, in this episode I'll finish up the hatch and varnish the interior of both the deck and hull before joining them together.

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Making Petrel Play: Hatches and Deck Hardware - Episode 14

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:43

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Hi I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks, welcome the 14th episode in my series on building the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

In the last episode I glassed the coaming and the deck interior. In this episode I'll cut and install the hatch, install the deck fittings and cheek plates and make end-pours.

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