Newfound woodworks offers beautiful light weight cedar strip boats you can build!. Strip canoe kits; strip kayak kits; hybrid kayak kits; stitch n glue kayak kits; rowing boat kits . kits. the following descriptions will help you to understand how. Tuition: $800. materials: $53. note: this is a five-day course ending friday afternoon. without question, lofting is an essential skill for the boatbuilder..