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    Sea Spirit Kayaks - A summary of kayak building experiences: North Bay I, North Bay II, Sea Spirit I, and Sea Spirit II.

    Kent's Kayaks - Provides information on kayak building, pictures of design ideas, resources for materials, and some general information on paddling.

    Michael Wick's Home Page - Homebuilder shares his experiences and pictures of kayaks and canoes that he has built.

    Don's Kayak Building - Details of personally building a Mill Creek 15 kayak.

    Kayak Building Bulletin Board - Active message board for kayak building, sponsored by Guillemot Kayaks.

    Kayaking with Steve and Daune in San Diego, CA - Includes information on building a redwood Guillemot double kayak and kayaking in and around San Diego.

    Grant's Stitch and Glue Canoe - How to build an ultra light stitch and glue plywood canoe that really looks like a canoe.

    The Canoe Paddle Page - Making canoe paddles in wood; canoe paddle design; collections of canoe paddles; books and articles on paddle-making.

    WebRing - Web ring for kayak building sites.

    Building the Greenland Kayak - An overview of the building process, using traditional materials. Includes tips about building and links to kits, plans, and books about building your own boat.

    Building a Redwood Canoe - Strippers Guide - Details photographs, instructions, tips and troubleshooting for constructing a redwood canoe. Also includes related links.

    Baker Brothers Boats Seakayak - Amateur boatbuilder's working journals with pictures.

    Cat's Paw Kayak Assembly - Focuses on post-construction outfitting rather than showing all the details of the construction of the kayak.

    Ken's Temporary Kayak Pages - Information on how he built a Euro style paddle and a Greenland style paddle, wood strip kayak construction, glassing, and extensive photographs.

    Dave's Kayak Building - Details of building a Chesapeake LT17, a 17 foot sea kayak.

    Ross Leidy's Kayak Building - Personal summaries of building kayaks, canoes, paddles, and cradles. Includes a how-to section with in-depth discussions of a few building and outfitting techniques, including deck fittings, a fiberglass seat and the use of underdeck bungees to secure hatch covers.

    Bill Walker's Chesapeake 17 Kayak Construction - Photo essay of building a wooden kayak. Includes preparation, hull assembly, deck installation, painting and coating, and rigging and completion sections.

    A Good Paddle - Article about "Uncomplicating Paddle Design, Sizing and Selection" written by Caleb Davis and supported by the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association.

    Chris' Canoe Project: Building a Freedom 17 Canoe - Chronicles the construction of a cedar-strip canoe with detailed comments and pictures. Includes boatbuilding links.

    John Michne's Boat Building Stuff - Details of the construction of the Wee Lassie II. Includes photos with explanations of progress through the phases and problems. Each section includes a discussion about what was learned and tips.

    Traditional Arctic Skinboats - Features photographs of a diverse collection of Inuit and Aleut kayak replicas that Harvey Golden has built. Includes many links to kayak related sites.

    Walkabout - Personal site of Ralph Walker includes information about outdoors, gundogs, and sports. Provides summary of building a cedar strip canoe, Bob's Special, and a list of boatbuilding links.

    The North Woods Paddle - Article written by Rick Waters and supported by the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. Describes making a traditional wood paddle.

    Wooden Canoe Heritage Association - Non-profit group devoted to preserving, studying, building, restoring, and using wood, wood-canvas, cedar strip and birchbark canoes, and to disseminating information about canoeing heritage in North America. Links to builders, suppliers, graphics and related websites.

    Doug's Boat Page - All about building kayaks and native boat technology. Includes Doug's own non-definitive introduction to boatbuilding, freeware and shareware boatbuilding software, free boat plans, photos, Q and A, and boatbuilding resources.

    Real Wooden Boats - Provides tips on building a cedar strip canoe, photos of construction of a Cosine Wherry, and links to other boatbuilding sites.

    PakYak Prototype - Online plans, pictures, and discussion of Jim Heter's custom-designed folding kayak.

    Building a Wood Epoxy Sailing Canoe - Documents construction of a 15.5 foot sailing canoe with narrative and photos and related links.

    Quick-N-Dirty Oars - Instructions for making oars by David Goodchild.

    Simple Oars - Free oar plans with photos.

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