Building and teaching the traditional art of skin-on-frame kayaks

Build a kayak

Explore our traditional kayak building workshops.

Buy a kayak

Upcoming Workshops

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The best experience


Building a kayak in your Portland workshop was one of the best creative experiences of my life, so I encourage others to enroll. This is a project that could change your life.

About Seawolf

Since 2005, Seawolf has been teaching the traditional art of skin-on-frame kayak building to people around the globe. Some 600 kayaks later, we’re still refining and improving our designs. We’ve met some incredible builders and paddlers from Finland to California.