WHY NOT COVE AND BEAD? For years, the state of the art in making strip-built boats has been cove-and-bead strips. Since most boats have rounded sectional shapes, i.e. the forms have a curved shape from
An overview showing the process of building a cedar strip wooden kayak from start to finish. This is a recap of a longer build that I documented in the “Making Petrel Play” video series.
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