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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 - 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
Transcript

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 - Launch - E20

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:47
Transcript

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.

read more

Making Petrel Play - Fitting Out - E19

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:34
Transcript

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 - Fitting Out - E19

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:34
Transcript

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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Support My Videos Through Patreon

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:29
Giving My Viewers Some Input

I have spent much of the last year editing my Making Petrel Play video series. I really enjoy sharing my building process with everyone. The feedback has been great and it has been fun learning more about video editing.

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Support My Videos Through Patreon

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:29
Giving My Viewers Some Input

I have spent much of the last year editing my Making Petrel Play video series. I really enjoy sharing my building process with everyone. The feedback has been great and it has been fun learning more about video editing.

read more

Guillemot Kayaks Transfer Stickers

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:48
Guillemot-transfer-sticker.png DSC_8700.jpg $10.00

Two black cut vinyl transfer stickers of the Guillemot Kayaks Logo.

These durable stickers have the guillemot bird logo (approximately 4 1/4" [11cm] tall) above the words "Guillemot Kayaks" (approximately 5" [13cm] long).

You can stick it to your kayak, your car, or your laptop. You can cut the bird and words apart, put part in one place and the other in another place.

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Guillemot Kayaks Transfer Stickers

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:48
Guillemot-transfer-sticker.png DSC_8700.jpg $10.00

Two black cut vinyl transfer stickers of the Guillemot Kayaks Logo.

These durable stickers have the guillemot bird logo (approximately 4 1/4" [11cm] tall) above the words "Guillemot Kayaks" (approximately 5" [13cm] long).

You can stick it to your kayak, your car, or your laptop. You can cut the bird and words apart, put part in one place and the other in another place.

read more

Making Petrel Play - Varnishing - E18

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:09

Transcript

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 - Varnishing - E18

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:09

Transcript

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.

read more

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

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08

Transcript

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 Seam, Final Sanding and Prep - E17

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:08

Transcript

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.

read more

Refinishing Neglected Kayaks

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:02

Transcript

I'd neglected my personal stitch and glue Petrels a long time and the varnish had pretty much burned through.

If I had taken better care of them I could have just given them a light sanding, applied a coat or two of new varnish and been on my way.

But this stuff is dead. It needs to come off. Where its powdery the varnish is already gone and the epoxy is exposed.

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Refinishing Neglected Kayaks

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:02

Transcript

I'd neglected my personal stitch and glue Petrels a long time and the varnish had pretty much burned through.

If I had taken better care of them I could have just given them a light sanding, applied a coat or two of new varnish and been on my way.

But this stuff is dead. It needs to come off. Where its powdery the varnish is already gone and the epoxy is exposed.

read more

Making Petrel Play: Outer Stems and More Glass - E16

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:41

Transcript

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.

read more

Making Petrel Play: Outer Stems and More Glass - E16

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:41

Transcript

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.

read more