How to Fitting the Stern Seat can be very tricky without this guide! New!
How to Repair the Hull after hitting rocks, or if you have a serious problem with the fiberglass layup.
How to install a Sliding Bow Seat.
Everything you wanted to know about Stems.
How to cut Bead & Cove Strips for the hull.
By popular request, here's a section on Staining the Hull.
The easy way to Fiberglass the inside of the hull.
Making Gunwales, including Martin's trademark inlays and wrap-around ends.
How to get a perfect coat of Varnish with only a foam brush.
The secret to Martin's "Hidden Hardware System".
The "No-Staple" method of strip building.
Comments about Epoxy Resins I have used.
A very special removable Portage Yoke for a solo canoe. Not for the technically challenged! (New in November 2000.)
The Builder's Corner, is an earlier page which shares tips and techniques; its got lots of photos, but not much text.
Canoe and kayak design articles by John Winters - for those of you who are interested in the science behind the art!