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CLC Gift Cards

A perfect gift for the boatbuilder in your family! Don't worry about picking the perfect boat design, plans, tools, accessories, or boatbuilding supplies. Just select an amount in the pull-down window for a gift certificate that's guaranteed to satisfy.

Annapolis Wherry Scale Model Kit

Annapolis Wherry Scale Model Kit

Here's a perfectly accurate scale model of the Annapolis Wherry! This kit is a one-eighth scale rendition of the Annapolis Wherry. Construction follows the same sequence as the full-sized version, so much so that you could probably use the...

from $112.50

Northeaster Dory Scale Model Kit

Northeaster Dory Scale Model Kit

A terrific gift idea. This is a 25-1/2" long, exact one-eighth scale model of the CLC Northeaster Dory.  In 2016 CLC purchased a large laser-cutter, and we've spent the last year developing scale model kits for popular CLC models. The...

from $112.50

Skerry Scale Model Kit

Skerry Scale Model Kit

A terrific gift idea. The Skerry, by Chesapeake Light Craft, first appeared in 2001. It’s a 15-foot double-ended wooden boat that has that rare quality of being as good at sailing as it is at rowing. Technically the design is most closely...

from $112.50

CLC Paddler Logo Tree Ornament

CLC Paddler Logo Tree Ornament

Bring an element of Chesapeake Light Craft into your home this holiday season with our Okoume plywood ornament! To add a personal touch, these ornaments are first laser-cut from 3mm Okoume, then hand-stamped with your choice of CLC logos by one of...

from $24.49

CLC Tool Box Kit

CLC Tool Box Kit

The CLC Tool Box is the boatbuilder's interpretation of the classic "tab-and-slot" type, favored by woodworkers for its ease of assembly and flexibility. As the name suggests, the tool box goes together with mortise-and-tenon joints, with two...

$73.50

CLC Koozie

CLC Koozie

Keep your beverage cool and the condensation at bay! Chesapeake Light Craft paddler logo on one side, Big Little Boat Festival logo on the other. Fits a standard 12oz can, as well as some bottles an glasses.

$2.45

CLC Boatbuilder's Apron

CLC Boatbuilder's Apron

A CLC Boatbuilder's Apron will protect your clothing from epoxy, paint, snags, and much more! These custom made aprons have a pocket for your pencils and notepads, as well as a tool loop at the side, quick release buckles, and criss-cross...

$33.99

CLC Burgee

CLC Burgee

A Chesapeake Light Craft burgee is just what you need to fit out your boat like a proper yachtie! You need one. Get you own in blue fabric with red trim. The word "burgee" first appears around 1750, when it was used by ships for...

$36.54

Canvas Travel Tote, Navy Blue Trim

Canvas Travel Tote, Navy Blue Trim

No matter where you go, these quality totes will travel in style and protect your most treasured belongings. Made from 21 ounce, 100% cotton, these quality bags are beautifully finished inside and out. Special features include an inside zippered...

from $29.75

Canvas Tool Bag

Canvas Tool Bag

This compact canvas bag with 24 pockets in 3 different sizes that to just about all the tools you will need. The Vertical stitching and 24 oz. 100% cotton canvas gives this bag its "Standup Straight Posture" which puts your tools in easy reach....

from $29.40

Canvas Sun & Rain Hat

Canvas Sun & Rain Hat

Grab this bucket hat made of 100% cotton canvas to take on your outdoor adventures -- or a trip to town -- in style. A functional yet fashionable hat to add to your head-wear wardrobe. Perfect for travel - hat may be folded and rolled to fit...

$24.00

CLC Hooded Sweatshirt

CLC Hooded Sweatshirt

This heavyweight hooded sweatshirt is perfect for brisk temperatures. Branded with CLC's recognizable paddler logo centered on the front, and made with a 50/50 polyester/cotton blend, this sweatshirt is perfect for the CLC boatbuilder.  Your...

from $31.50

City of Annapolis

City of Annapolis "Sailing & Architecture" Print or Notecards

City of Annapolis, Maryland Sailing and Architecture Print. Created by Annapolis local artist Catherine Dolch, this image showcases the beloved buildings and spirit of the city where CLC is located. Prints (unframed) are available in 8 "x 10" or...

from $12.75

Kraken Pirate Ship Print or Notecards

Kraken Pirate Ship Print or Notecards

The kraken is a legendary sea monster of gigantic size from Scandinavian folklore. According to Norse sagas, the kraken dwells off the coasts of Norway and Greenland and terrorizes nearby sailors. We couldn't resist this print by Annapolis artist...

from $12.75

Tie Down Straps - Two-pack

Tie Down Straps - Two-pack

The right type of straps can make securing a boat simple and safe. These straps with metal cam-buckles and protective pads are the type everyone in our shop uses. A must for transport. 12' straps work well for kayaks and canoes, but larger craft...

from $19.55

Harken Boat Hoist

Harken Boat Hoist

For decades Harken, Inc., has been manufacturing sailboat hardware that combines functionality with Swiss watch-quality construction. Now they have turned their engineering talent to the problem of storing small boats, with this extremely...

from $150.91

Adjustable Kayak Cover

Adjustable Kayak Cover

These 100% polyester kayak covers are UV/water resistant with double-layered and double-stitched seams to protect against rips and tears.  Fully adjustable for a custom fit. Reinforced seams at high-stress areas. Light weight fabric with...

from $130.46

Nomad TRX Kayak/Canoe Cart

Nomad TRX Kayak/Canoe Cart

The Nomad™TRX conveniently fits in most kayak hatches. Works best for transporting kayaks with traditional V-style hulls. Transport up to 150 pounds (68 kg). Constructed of tough marine grade aluminum and finished with a silver anodized...

$97.95

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

A good, all around performing waterproof glove designed for a wide range of sport and work related outdoor activities where keeping hands warm and dry is important.   ThermFit Gloves' outer shell  features a high performing...

from $36.54

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

A warm, waterproof and breathable beanie hat designed to keep you warm and dry in wet, cold environments.  Perfect for all types of outdoor sports & recreation as well as work settings.    The Beanie features a 100% acrylic...

from $25.49

Waterproof Trekking Sock

Waterproof Trekking Sock

A mid-calf, mid-weight merino wool lined waterproof sock specially designed for extended trekking & hiking.  Offers a high level of durability, moisture wicking and warmth for extended use in cooler climates.   This sock features a...

from $33.99

Navisafe Navi Light 360 degrees (3 Color LED)

Navisafe Navi Light 360 degrees (3 Color LED)

The NRS Navisafe Navi Light (Red/ Green) is a must-have safety device for your boat. You get super bright red and green navigation lights in a compact waterproof unit that attaches anywhere. Navi light Red/Green gives ultra strong light...

$111.22

Navisafe Navi Light 360 (White LED)

Navisafe Navi Light 360 (White LED)

The NRS Navisafe Navi Light is a unique design combining waterproof 360 degree visibility, super bright LED light and a double magnetic system, in a compact shape that fits easily in your pocket. Navi light, with its 16 Ultrabright LEDs, gives...

$97.99

Navimount Pole Pack

Navimount Pole Pack

Visibility is key to safety on the water. Navisafe has developed a series of attachment systems for their popular Navi lights. The Navisafe Telescopic Pole mounts securely to your boat and can be adjusted to fit your needs.The Navimount Pole (max....

$68.59

Navisafe Bendable Suction Mount

Navisafe Bendable Suction Mount

Visibility is key to safety on the water. Navisafe has developed a series of attachment systems for their popular Navi lights. Attach the Bendable Suction Mount quickly and securely to any smooth, flat surface. The secure suction cup base...

$42.13

Paddleboard Cargo Net

Paddleboard Cargo Net

What's an alternative to building permanent storage into your Kaholo (or any other) Standup Paddleboard?  The super suction Paddleboard Cargo Net from SUPThings is the best solution around!  It holds up to 100 pounds of your gear,...

$35.96

Folding Anchor

Folding Anchor

Great galvanized folding anchor, perfectly sized for kayaks and canoes. Indispensable for fishermen. Comes with anchor line and a neat storage bag to keep goo out of the kayak cockpit when stowed. 1.5 pounds.  

$39.15

Leather Oar Collars

Leather Oar Collars

Oak-tanned leather collars protect spoon or flat blade oars and add a classic touch. Easy to install and very durable.  This do-it-yourself kit includes: two oar leathers (7"x9"), two leather buttons (1/2"x13"), bag of brass brads, and...

$35.10

Guide Canoe Paddle

Guide Canoe Paddle

By Grey Owl, this laminated cherry paddle with pear grip is great for long flatwater paddles. The traditional shape complements our Sassafras canoes. 54”, 57” & 60” lengths.  Watch how these paddles are made by hand.

from $78.40

3M 6000 Series Respirator with HEPA Filters

3M 6000 Series Respirator with HEPA Filters

The 3M™ 6000 Series reusable respirator offers users comfort and convenience - coupled with cost savings. Each face piece is remarkably comfortable, soft, lightweight and easy to adjust. NIOSH approved for negative pressure air purifying and...

$30.43

Bonsai Saw

Bonsai Saw

Originally designed to trim bonsai trees, this tool is ideal for cutting precise curves. It is also ideal for cutting hatch openings, trimming cockpits, cutting minicell foam, and reaching tight places. A newer version of this tool, now features a...

$18.62

Sliding T-Bevel

Sliding T-Bevel

Sliding T-bevels are one of the boatbuilder’s most useful tools. They are used for determining bevels and for transferring angles from one piece of wood to another. They are essential for setting angles on power tools and machinery. Made...

$17.43

Japanese Saw 9-1/2

Japanese Saw 9-1/2"

Japanese (Ryoba) Razor Saws cut on the pull stroke. They leave a very thin kerf and are razor sharp---special tempering helps these saws keep their edge for a long time. We find that they cut faster and more accurately than even the finest western...

$43.86

Draw Knife - 5

Draw Knife - 5"

An essential tool for building the CLC Wooden Oars from plans and patterns.  This draw knife has a working edge of five inches and is designed to flex slightly around contours.  Perfect when large amounts of stock need to be removed...

$47.78

Spokeshave by Stanley

Spokeshave by Stanley

Spokeshaves are almost essential for making paddles and very handy for cleaning up the insides of sea kayak cockpits. They work much like a block plane, but can be used on tight curves.  This tool is easy to adjust, well made and reasonably...

$22.50

Super-hard Milled Scraper (set of 4)

Super-hard Milled Scraper (set of 4)

A true craftsman's tool. Use scrapers to mow down uneven epoxy without resorting to the sander. Or treat bare wood prior to finishing for improved grain figure beneath epoxy or varnish. These hardened scrapers are made from the finest European...

$22.30

Block Plane - Low Angle by Stanley 1-3/8

Block Plane - Low Angle by Stanley 1-3/8" x 6"

All boatbuilders need a block plane in their toolbox. They are used for cutting scarfs, trimming off a bit of wood here and there, and shaping all manner of parts. We couldn't imagine building a boat, even from a kit, without a sharp block plane....

$41.40

Waterstone

Waterstone

This combination waterstone is easy to use and will put a razor edge on plane irons, chisels, and other tools. 6000-grit on one side, and 1000-grit on the other. See our ShopTip on how to sharpen your boatbuilding tools.

$37.23

Riffler Rasp - 8 piece set

Riffler Rasp - 8 piece set

Set of 8" Riffler Rasps are used to carve, cut and shape. They can work from above, below, around and inside - virtually any part of the workpiece. Their sharp hardened teeth will cut cleanly into the wood surface leaving a free, open grain....

$24.50

Shinto Saw Rasp

Shinto Saw Rasp

Shinto Saw Rasps are manufactured from high quality saw blades with coarse teeth on one side (11 per inch) and fine teeth on the other (25 per inch). Because of the saw tooth design, clogging is eliminated. Use the coarse side for shaping and...

from $35.27

Hobbyist's Drill w/Fine drill bit

Hobbyist's Drill w/Fine drill bit

This hobbyist's drill is handy for building CLC's scale model kits. The steel pin vise has a chuck capacity of .25 to 1.14 mm (.01"-.045"). Holds wire, rod, drills, taps, reamers and other small tools. Can be used in stationary drill press...

$10.94

Razor Saw Set - 4 in 1

Razor Saw Set - 4 in 1

4-in-1 general purpose set with 4 removable blades. Comes with deluxe handle. The 4 included blades are: 32TPI thin kerf, 5-1/2" long 52TPI ultra thin kerf, 4-1/2" long 24TPI medium thin kerf, 4-1/2" long saber blade 24TPI keyhole saber...

$12.42

Flat Nose Precision Pliers

Flat Nose Precision Pliers

These Flat Nose Precision Pliers feature box joint construction, precision alignment, and a spring opening. 4-5/8" long.

$9.54

Curved Point Tweezers

Curved Point Tweezers

4-1/2" long curved point tweezers with fine tips. Handy for tight work on delicate scale model kits.

$6.21

Retractable Hobby Knife Set

Retractable Hobby Knife Set

This knife is made from durable high-impact polycarbonate plastic. A retracting feature makes it more suitable for one-handed operation and safer to carry. Ships with one No.11 blade in the handle and five additional No.11 hobby blades in plastic...

$8.10

Art Pro Epoxy

Art Pro Epoxy

Art Pro is an easy to use, low viscosity system that provides an extended working time that allows users to create beautiful, high gloss pieces of resin art. For use with pigment powders, alcohol ink and acrylic paints to create a wide range of...

from $53.99

CLC Builder Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

CLC Builder Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

Laser-cut and engraved inlays or onlays of the CLC Builder Logo cut from a Cherry veneer. We have two sizes to choose from. Make your selection from the dropdown. Large: 11-3/4" x 2-11/16" (1/16" thick) Small: 5-7/8" x...

from $21.55

Compass Rose (Oval) Marquetry Inlay/Onlay Kit

Compass Rose (Oval) Marquetry Inlay/Onlay Kit

Personalize your wooden boat with these laser-cut veneer inlays or onlays.  Woods include walnut, holly, cherry, and ebony. Designs are epoxied together so you don't lose the tiny hand-assembled bits.  See our Shop Tip for the scoop...

$126.42

CLC Paddler Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

CLC Paddler Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

Laser-cut and engraved inlays or onlays of the CLC Paddler Logo cut from a Cherry veneer. We have two sizes to choose from. Make your selection from the dropdown. Large: 5-7/8" x 4-7/16" (1/16" thick) Small: 3" x 2-3/16" (1/16"...

from $21.55

Custom Wood Nameplate - Laser-Cut Inlay/Onlay

Custom Wood Nameplate - Laser-Cut Inlay/Onlay

Mount an elegant custom wooden nameplate on the boat you've built!  These 2" x 3" oval plates are cut with your boat and your name laser-engraved.  You can epoxy the nameplate anywhere on the boat you like, for example, the deck or aft...

from $21.25

Laser Engraved Nameplate

Laser Engraved Nameplate

Mount an elegant custom laser-engraved wooden nameplate on the boat you've built!  Your boat's name will be laser-engraved from 1/16-inch Cherry material. We have two sizes to choose from.  Make your selection from the dropdown....

from $25.50

Engraved Banner Plate

Engraved Banner Plate

Mount an elegant custom wooden nameplate on the boat you've built!  These banner plates are cut with your boat name laser-engraved.  We have two sizes to choose from.  Make your selection from the dropdown. Small: 2.25" x...

from $21.25