Building Hands On

Video: An Overview on Using Epoxy in Boats

Youtube says, “In this video we discuss the basic principles you should know when working with epoxy and demonstrate common applications of epoxy in wooden boat construction. We recommend watching this video before you begin any boat building project with an Old Mission Boat Company kit. Index Working with Epoxy […]

A Complete Overview on Building Your Own Kayak

CLC is a major supplier of small boat plans and kits.   Here they say, “This is the complete Chesapeake Light Craft kayak building video, filmed in 2001. John Harris walks you through every step in the construction of a Chesapeake 16 kayak. Straightforward to build, handsome, and with famously benign […]

Kids Learn to Build Boats in 5th Grade

From Coastal Journal: BATH — Ashton Jacobs had no problem sanding the port side of a not-yet-seaworthy wooden vessel despite his mother and several classmates watching his every move. Jacobs leaned in closely and meticulously went back and forth with a piece of sandpaper, smoothing out the underside of the […]

Building Micro Petrel Dinghy

Ulrich Koch on YouTube says, “The first time I tried the stich and glue method to build a small boat – in fact the first time I built a boat by myself. This is no “how to” video, just some video footage from the building process. The boat was designed […]