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Build Your Own Petrel SG or Petrel Play SG at CVSW

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:11
Start: Jan 13 2018 9:00 am End: Jan 18 2018 12:00 pm Start: Jan 13 2018 9:00 am End: Jan 18 2018 12:00 pm

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Making Petrel Play: Glassing the Coaming and Deck Interior - Episode 13

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:52

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to Episode 13 of my series of videos on making the Petrel Play, a strip built kayak.

In the last episode I cleaned up the hull interior and then fiberglassed it. In this episode I will do the same to the deck, with the added excitement of glassing the coaming lip.

The cleanup of the deck interior proceeds in the same manner as the hull. I start with good sharp paint scrapers. 

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making Petrel Play: Glassing the Hull Interior - Episode 12

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:40

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade of Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to Episode 12 of my series on making the strip built Petrel Play kayak.

In the last episode I made the coaming of the kayak. In this episode I'll be scraping and sanding the interior of the hull before applying a layer of fiberglass, wetting it out with epoxy and then adding a light fill coat.

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Making Petrel Play: Making the Coaming - Episode 11

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:30

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to Episode 13 of my series of videos on making the Petrel Play, a strip built kayak.

In the last episode I cleaned up the hull interior and then fiberglassed it. In this episode I will do the same to the deck, with the added excitement of glassing the coaming lip.

The cleanup of the deck interior proceeds in the same manner as the hull. I start with good sharp paint scrapers. 

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making Petrel Play: Glassing the Deck Exterior - Episode 10

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:19

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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to the 10th episode of my series on building the Petrel Play

In the last episode I glassed the hull. In this episode I'll glass the deck, but before that I need to give it a final sanding, when I'm done glassing I'll apply a heavy fill coat.

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Making Petrel Play: Fiberglassing the Hull - Episode 9

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:52
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Hi, I'm Nick Schade at Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to Episode 9 of my series on building Petrel Play, a cedar-strip kayak.

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Making Petrel Play: Fitting the Cockpit Recess - Episode 8

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 17:44
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Hi, I’m Nick Schade, the designer, builder and owner of Guillemot Kayaks. Welcome to episode 8 of my series on making the Petrel Play strip built kayak. 

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Deep Relief Dust Boot for CNC machining

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 16:40
Developing a dust collection boot for deep relief carving

CNC machines create a huge amount of debris very quickly. I make kayak seats out of solid wood, sometimes taking a 10 pound block of material down to less than a pound. This means that 90% of the material is cut away and turned into chips.

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Making Petrel Play: Scraping and Sanding - Episode 7

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:32
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Hello, I’m Nick Schade the owner, designer and builder at Guillemot Kayaks. We are up to episode 7 of my series on building the Petrel Play. I am making this kayak using the strip built method.

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