Launch Day

With a boat which has been laid up for the winter, it's a good idea to have some sawdust and a broom on hand.

After the boat is in the water, cast sawdust...........Continue reading "Launch Day"

"LEAF"

I wanted to build a stitch-and-glue boat, but started small to get some experience.

Clark Craft has plans for a 13 foot canoe/kayak built from 1/4 plywood...........Continue reading ""LEAF""

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Beautiful "Little Rangeley" 14' guide boat

This handcrafted rowboat with double oarlocks was made by Robert Lincoln of RKL Boat Works in Mt. Desert, Maine and dates to the late 1980s or early 1990s..........Continue reading "Beautiful "Little Rangeley" 14' guide boat"

Storing Cedar Strip Boat?

I just received cedar strip row boat and it needs some refinishing.

I don't have time to do it until next year and I would like to know the best way to.....Continue reading "storing cedar strip boat?"

Deck Crown

I was reading a book and he mentioned some thing about deck crown what exactly is deck crown?  Thanks...........Continue reading "Deck Crown"

Rib Seperation

I just purchased a 1960 pennyan 17 runabout with an outboard.

The boat has been sitting on a trailer with the interior removed,for about ten years..........Continue reading "Rib Seperation"

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1967 28 ft Trojan

1967 28’ Trojan with trailer.

Engine 210 HP Ford Interceptor turns over and has good compression.

Plywood bottom and lap strake sides.

Boat is in.............Continue reading "1967 28 ft Trojan"

Sailboat Hardware Attachment

I am building a plywood optimist pram.

I am at the stage of attaching various fittings.

They are screwed on.

Should I uae some kind of bedding/sealant...............Continue reading "Sailboat Hardware Attachment"

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1963 Century Resorter

1963 Century Resorter (ALL Wooden-V Drive) w/401 Buick 280hp Gray Marine engine.

I received this boat last week on another deal I made.

 I do not know..............Continue reading "1963 Century Resorter"

Caulking methods

I am restoring a 1930 Richardson Little Giant which was totally rotten.

I have now reached a point where I need some advice.

The hull is made from...............Continue reading "Caulking methods"

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