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Epoxy-silica-woodflour has structural qualities that dramatically increase the strength of the kayak's panel seams, and after the fillets have begun to harden, the masking tape is removed and lengths of pre-measured fibreglass fabric tape are pressed into these filleted seams, then coated with clear epoxy that soaks both into the fabric and the surrounding raw wood. This increases the strength of the hull even more, and makes it waterproof internally. All of the internal surfaces of the hull are eventually coated with two thin layers of epoxy resin. As you can see, it may be a messy material to work with, but it is perfectly possible to make a neat clean job with epoxy resin, but - not - to operate a camera at the same time!