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Project by fred4999 posted 11-12-2008 08:12 PM 2743 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a small boat from Wooden Boat magazine that I built in 1983. I made from regular BC exterior plywood sheathed with fiberglass. I used red oak for the gunnells, seats and trim.

-- Fred, Georgia





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savannah505

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#1 posted 11-12-2008 08:53 PM

Very nice, looks like you did a great job, should give years of enjoyment.

-- Dan Wiggins

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fred4999

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#2 posted 11-12-2008 10:55 PM

Thanks Dan, I looked at your projects, I am much impressed.

-- Fred, Georgia

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Bill

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#3 posted 11-13-2008 12:33 AM

Very nice job Fred. Did you get the plans for it, or just make it from the picture in the magazine? I love wooden boats, so nice to see someone still make them.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#4 posted 11-13-2008 03:33 AM

Another beautiful boat.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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fred4999

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#5 posted 11-13-2008 03:50 PM

Thanks folks! Bill I got the plans from the magazine “WoodenBoat” many years ago. It was designed as a yacht tender, and is called Martha’s Tender. Try their website http://www.woodenboat.com/wbmag/index.html, I looked but could not find the plans. Thanks again!

-- Fred, Georgia

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#6 posted 11-14-2008 12:39 AM

Very cool. I’ve always wanted to build a boat but never have. I would go for something like this.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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