Western Red Cedar Strips without Bead & Cove

Western Red Cedar Strips without Bead & Cove
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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 strips that cut across a linear strip design, for example, are easier to fit if they're square-edged.  These strips are 3/4" (18mm) wide and 1/4" (6mm) thick, without the bead-and-cove feature milled into them.

Notes on Ordering and Shipping Cedar Strips:
  • Our 6-8 foot length strips can be bundled and shipped securely via UPS.  
  • The minimum bundle size for safe shipment is 80 lineal feet

Check out the new
Bead & Flute Router Bit Set

Strips come in 6-8 foot lengths, and may be simply butted or scarfed to length as required by the design.  Not sure how many strips you'll need? Click here for a handy formula for canoes and kayaks.

Many builders use stains on strip-planked boats to change or enhance colors.  Read all about staining wood-epoxy boats here.

*Western Red Cedar only, limited availability.