Nelson Stern, of Metropolis, Illinois does it again with another beautiful square back Grand Laker style canoe!
Oh the Grand Laker canoe, in a class of its own. 51" long, built the same way with same materials. Even has an wood outboard kit. A real eye catcher!
The 54" Wood strip canoe kit is our second most popular. A mid-sized kit. Just like building the real thing!
Click on any of the pictures for full details on each kit.
The 24" wood strip canoe kit is our smallest kit but has the features of the large kits for smaller spaces.
The 42" plywood "Hybrid" stitch & glue kayak kit has been remastered and better than ever. Added a rudder and a helpful sheer clamp. Very easy to build in a 1/3 of the time of the others. Modeled after the very popular kits.
Then there is the 96" Wood strip canoe kit. Now this is getting quite large, but still can be built on your table or workbench. Great for making into a chandelier over your bar or pool table. This is a serious canoe model!
The 72" Wood strip canoe kit is now getting big. This large canoe kit is a full 6' long, built the same easy way as the others. Even more life like, great value.
Quick slide show of building the 72" canoe model.
The 55" skin on frame kayak. The easiest, least of mess to build, with impressive results at a low price. Exactly like building the full size. Click for details
Just finished the new 72" canoe chandelier with a light kit. Very pleased. 4 20 watt LED flood lights built into a cedar deck. Kits for the lights and deck available soon!
The big 6' Stitch & Glue kayak kit. 1/8" Mahogany plywood with clear pine Red cedar decking. Kick up rudder, coaming, foam seats, opening hatches!
Go to the "How to Video" page and watch the assembly videos of most of the kits. Instruction manuals can be downloaded for studying at home as well.
Chris Cayemberg of East Troy , Wisonsin is finished with his 55" skin on frame kayak. Chris says that the design is from Haida tribal art of Northwest BC. Read more...
The remastered 48" wood strip kayak has many new changes. HIgher bow, flatter aft section and an added sheer clamp.
Two new short assembly videos of the 36 canoe & 42 kayak
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Woody Orr of Stevenson Washington just sent several photos of his beautiful 48" woodstrip kayak. He used purple heart for inlays. He made it to match his full size kayak Its a beauty!
EXPERIENCE THE FUN OF BUILDING YOUR OWN CANOE OR KAYAK RIGHT ON YOUR TABLE OR WORKBENCH! JUST LIKE BUILDING THE ACTUAL FULL SIZE CANOE OR KAYAK BUT EASIER AND LESS EXPENSIVE. ITS AN AUTHENTIC SCALE MODEL OF POPULAR CANOES AND KAYAKS, UNIQUE AND CUSTOMIZED BY EACH BUILDER. VARNISHED OR PAINTED, IT WILL BE THE SHOW PIECE OF THE DEN, OR OVER THE FIREPLACE IN THE GREAT ROOM. BASIC WOOD WORKING TOOLS IS ALL THAT'S NEEDED. THERE ARE MANY NEW OPTIONS BEING ADDED ALL THE TIME. SEVERAL INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS SHOW STEP BY STEP OF THE CONSTRUCTION. ALL QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES ANSWERED RIGHT AWAY. THERE ARE MANY COMPLETE MODELS FOR SALE AS WELL. WE WORK HARD AT DELIVERING QUALITY WOODS, HAND PICKED AND INSPECTED. IF FOR ANY REASON YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH YOUR KIT, SEND IT BACK FOR A FULL REFUND WITH IN TWO WEEKS AND WE'LL REFUND THE COST OF YOUR KIT. BROWSE THE SITE AND FEEL FREE TO EMAIL US WITH ANY QUESTIONS. WE KNOW THERE ARE MANY CHOICES .
The new 42" wood strip kayak has a higher bow and flatter aft section. Modeled after one of the popular DIY full size kits. This is a real beauty and easy to build. Very pleased with this new version and you will be too!
The 36" Wood strip canoe kit is our most popular with hundreds built. A full featured kit at a low price. Perfect size, lots of fun!