Guillemot Kayaks has been providing the best information on how to build your own kayak since 1994. It is our goal to teach you everything you need to know to successfully make your own kayak.
Kayak Making Videos
In depth videos showing the complete process of making your own beautiful wood kayak
Kayak Building Classes
Sometimes the best way to learn is hands on beside an experienced master
Kayak Building Books
Nick Schade has written several books about building kayaks and other small boats
Fiberglass adds strength to the light weight wood
Guillemot Kayaks provides in-depth instruction and a curated collection of professional kayak designs
If you want to build a kayak, you have most of what it takes to do it already.
Building kayaks takes more time than it does skill. Don’t let the thought that you have not built a kayak before dissuade you from starting a kayak building project