Wow, The 42" "stitch & glue kayak kit is just like building the real thing! It is a scaled down version of the popular Chesapeke series touring kayak. A great way to learn the actual technique of stitching the precut panels together with pieces of thin copper wire, then gluing the seams, and then later, remove wire and you have a sturdy kayak hull. The easiest of all our models to build, but the most impressive results. Finish off the top or decking with the clear red cedar and pine strips. Realistic black foam seats, a molded coaming, webbing and small imitation buckles, cord, wall mount, detailed instructions and more. Basic hand tool knowledge is all that's needed to assemble this life like detailed kayak. After building this kit, you'll be well versed in building the full sized version. Assembly time varies be 10 to 20 hours is an approximate. Glue, scissors, sandpaper, tape and any tools not included.