Hi!i developed the urge to build my own canoe/kayak. it took a while to get the courage for the undertaking, and my research took me down several possible avenues….. Skin on frame boatbuilding method. skin on frame refers to a method of boatbuilding that has been around for a very long time. typically a light frame often made of. Life is a winding road with many unexpected detours. i never expected to find myself with a de-faced, frozen pig skull but, after a particularly ambitious installment.