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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 - 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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2018 Plans Catalog

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:12
Updated Catalog

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2018 Plans Catalog

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:12
Updated Catalog

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Just Build It T-Shirt

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 13:33
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You want a kayak? Just Build It. We aren't a big shoe company. We don't have factories around the world, full of women stitching together kayaks. If you want an exceptional kayak, you want to build it yourself.

Let the world know you are a kayak builder with this Black Hanes Beeft-T with Kayak - Just Build It and a Petrel kayak across the front and Guillemot-Kayaks.com across the back.

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Just Build It T-Shirt

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 13:33
Just_Build_It_T-Shirt_Full.jpg Just_Build_It_T-Shirt_Front.jpg Just_Build_It_T-Shirt_Back.jpg $25.00

You want a kayak? Just Build It. We aren't a big shoe company. We don't have factories around the world, full of women stitching together kayaks. If you want an exceptional kayak, you want to build it yourself.

Let the world know you are a kayak builder with this Black Hanes Beeft-T with Kayak - Just Build It and a Petrel kayak across the front and Guillemot-Kayaks.com across the back.

Shirt Size: * Please selectExtra Extra LargeExtra LargeLargeMediumSmall Please Select a Shirt Size

Launching the Skin on Frame microBootlegger Sport

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 13:31

I found a break in the ice on the river by my house to drop the kayak in for a quick trial. There was not enough open water for real sea trials, but I was able to determine that the boat floats upright and is comfortable to sit in and has no obvious bad behaviors. I'll be doing more indepth sea trials later.

Launching the Skin on Frame microBootlegger Sport

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 13:31

I found a break in the ice on the river by my house to drop the kayak in for a quick trial. There was not enough open water for real sea trials, but I was able to determine that the boat floats upright and is comfortable to sit in and has no obvious bad behaviors. I'll be doing more indepth sea trials later.

Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Painting and Outfitting

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 - Painting and Outfitting

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.

read more

Skin-on-Frame microBootlegger Sport - Sewing the Skin

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:34
Transcript:

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 - Sewing the Skin

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:34
Transcript:

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
Transcript

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 - Lashing the Frame

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:21
Transcript

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
Transcript:

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 - Test Fitting the Frame

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:13
Transcript:

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
Transcript:

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 - Assembling the Coaming

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:08
Transcript:

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
Transcript

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

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 16:03
Transcript

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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