Okoume - Marine Plywood

Okoume - Marine Plywood

***Quarter-Sheets ship inexpensively via Ground Service (usually the same day they're ordered)*** Okoume, aucoumea klaineana, is a fast-growing, plantation-grown tropical hardwood. Okoume's clear, beautifully-figured grain has a golden,...

from $34.00

Premium Sapele - Marine Plywood

Premium Sapele - Marine Plywood

***Sold only in Full-Sheets*** Sapele is a beautiful reddish-brown African wood with a deep, swirling grain. Sapele is stiffer and heavier than Okoume and is often used for transoms, kayak decks, and bulkheads. Chesapeake Light Craft's Sapele...

from $105.00

Marine Plywood Project Pack

Marine Plywood Project Pack

Off-cuts of Okoume marine plywood are great for repairs or adding a personal touch to your boat.  They're also perfect for the hobbyist needing high-quality plywood on small projects.  Each Project Pack will contain 15 lbs of BS...

$46.75

Cedar Strips without Beads & Coves

Cedar Strips without Beads & Coves

Most strip-kayak and strip-canoe builders use beads and coves, a sort of tongue-and-groove system milled into the strips, for tight fits and rapid assembly.  But not every strip design benefits from that feature.  Decorative accent...

from $62.10

Rubrails With 2oz. Brass Brads

Rubrails With 2oz. Brass Brads

An aesthetic touch for your kayak, made from Sapele. A nice transition between deck and hull and helps keep spray off the deck. Includes 2 ounces of 3/4" brass brads and installation instructions.   Rail Dims: 1/4" x 1/2" x XX" (scarfs...

$68.00

Large Okoume Marine Plywood Sheets (Puzzle Ply)

Large Okoume Marine Plywood Sheets (Puzzle Ply)

It used to be fairly common to find marine plywood in sheets longer than 8 feet.  This is a service that has largely disappeared in the marketplace, or if you do find it, the scarf joints connecting the 8-foot sheets are rough and poorly...

from $64.00

Bead and Cove Strips

Bead and Cove Strips

As kits and plans for cedar-strip boat construction grow more accessible to aspiring boatbuilders, we have installed elaborate automated machinery in our Annapolis factory to produce first-rate bead-and-cove cedar strips at reasonable prices. Our...

from $2.50

Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue

Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue

Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue is what we use for assembling strip-planked boats.  Great for interior and exterior applications, the Franklin Titebond III is a one-part, water-clean-up wood glue. It features superior bond strength, longer...

$14.75

Western Red Cedar - Marine Boards

Western Red Cedar - Marine Boards

Western red cedar (thuja plicata) has many desirable characteristics for boatbuilding including very light weight and a deep reddish hue beneath varnish. An entire cottage industry exists in building strip-planked kayaks, canoes, and small craft...

from $6.00

Alaskan Yellow Cedar - Marine Boards

Alaskan Yellow Cedar - Marine Boards

Actually not a cedar;  this is Nootka cypress (callitropsis nootkatensis).  This wood is incredible. We have never seen a wood that has such nice creamy texture and tight grain.  We use it for light-colored accents in strip-planked...

from $5.00

Strongback for Strip Building

Strongback for Strip Building

This strongback is stock in our line Nick Schade-designed strip-planked kayak kits.  Made from 1/2" inch Birch plywood, every joint is staggered to guarantee a straight and rigid building platform.  Assembles into a hollow 21-1/2...

$135.00