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Serenity Now- Homemade Catamaran

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Project by yosoybyrd posted 09-22-2008 10:00 PM 13919 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This spring, as a freshman at Auburn University, I was bored and thought about what it would be like to be on the lake but I had no access to a boat. So I ended up drawing up plans for a boat and when I went home to birmingham for the summer me and my dad began ”Serenity Now” an 11ft homemade catamaran. Neither of us had any previous expirence in boat building but it turned out great. I’m sorry that the boat is not entirely wooden but we used the PVC to keep the weight down, an sorry but we had to paint it keep it waterproof.

See Pictures from design to completion at: http://www.new.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2028111&l=d9ccc&id=1005120284

And the Maiden Voyage and other voyages: http://www.new.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2030590&l=176e3&id=1005120284

-- William Byrd- WAR EAGLE!





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#1 posted 09-22-2008 10:28 PM

SERENITY NOW!!!!!!!!!!

-- Tony, Ohio

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#2 posted 09-22-2008 11:33 PM

Very cool, well done! Have tons of fun with this project!!!!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 09-23-2008 04:00 AM

LMAO !!! I love that phrase : ) Nice project indeed …welcome to LJs

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 09-23-2008 04:37 AM

There has to be a “Redneck” joke in picture where the boat is on the water. Never under-estimate the power of boredom: great build!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#5 posted 09-25-2008 12:51 AM

Wow! All you need is a waterfall! Maybe a couple of girls too! Oh, some beer and a bucket of KFC! Looks like a great time – good job!

-- Cov, Loomis, CA, http://www.covingtonwoodworks.com

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