Pirogue Materials & Cut List - 14 foot (hull only)

Plywood, Aquatek Marine

2 - 4’ x 8’ x ¼" Sheets
1 - 24" x 24" x ¾" Sheet

Hardwood, Kiln Dried

5 Board Feet - 4/4 (1") Spanish Cedar, Preferred Length - 6’, Preferred Width - 10"
9½ Board Feet - 6/4 (1½") Spanish Cedar, Preferred Length - 15’ (14’ minimum), Preferred Width - 5"
2 Board Feet - 8/4 (2") Spanish Cedar, Length - 24", Width - 5"

Annular Nails

Stainless steel, 1", 1½", 2"

Glue

DAP - Weldwood plastic resin glue

Epoxy

West System Marine Epoxy - 105 epoxy resin, 207 special coating hardener, 407 Low-Density Fairing Filler, 406 Colloidal Silica, 405 Filleting Blend, 403 Microfibers

West System is a brand name for marine epoxy. West System products include the base resin, several hardeners with differing properties, fillers, and supplies. Modern wood boats, built with epoxy resin systems, are now more durable and require less maintenance.

Paints & Varnish

INTERLUX - Pre-Kote Primer (White - for light finishes, Grey - for dark finishes), Brightside Polyurethane Paint, Goldspar Varnish (clear for UV/Gloss and satin), Brushing Liquid 333, Flattening Agent for One-Part Finishes
PETTIT - Unepoxy Standard Bottom Paint

Hull Template


7 feet along top edge, 10 inches high on flat side (mold line), 13 inches high at bottom of 45 degree angle, (make from any scrap plywood)

 

Mold


34½" top (includes ½" plys to acommodate clamps, see images on Form Hull page), 9¼" high, 25½" bottom with 1½" x 1½" notches to accomodate the chines, (make from any scrap ¾" plywood)

 

Cut List - 14 foot pirogue

  • Plywood
  • ¼" Aquatek Marine Ply: 1 - 4’ x 16’ (2 - 4’ x 8’ sheets, scarf Jointed) for hull sides & bottom.
  • ¾" Aquatek Marine Ply: 2 - 16" x 12" (cut to 16" long triangle with a 12" wide base and 25° beveled side cuts) for breasthooks.
  • Spanish Cedar
  • 6/4 Spanish Cedar: 2 - 2" x 20" (cut to a triangle with 25° sides and 45° cut on top starting at point, sloping down) for bow stems.
  • 6/4 Spanish Cedar: 2 - ⅞" x 1¼" x 14’ (since these are an important part of the hull shape they must be cut from 1 - 14 foot long piece) for chines.
  • 6/4 Spanish Cedar: 2 - ⅞" x 1¼" x 14’ (after cutting and planning, a 1"wide x ¼"deep rabbet is cut into the 1¼" side) for sheers.
  • 4/4 Spanish Cedar: 2 - 8" x ¾" x 33" (cut to fit hull sides) for seats
  • 4/4 Spanish Cedar: 4 - 1½" x 1¾" x 6" (25° cut on 1¾" edge) for seat supports.