8' Wooden Boat Restoration

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Project by unkwood posted 01-14-2010 12:42 AM 1626 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 8’ boat was on it’s way to the dump. The Wooden Boat Rescue Foundation was aware I was looking for an old boat in need of repair… I repaired the bow, stern, sides and bottom.

-- Carl

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#1 posted 01-14-2010 01:05 AM

That is a serious “repair” for an 8 footer! I understand wooden boats. My son and I made it to WoodenBoat Magazine some years back with an 8’ crabbing skiff.

I look forward to seeing the finished product!


-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#2 posted 01-14-2010 02:05 AM

Great job well done

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-14-2010 04:18 AM

Quite an undertaking, looks like sound repairs. Keep up the good work, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#4 posted 01-14-2010 07:21 AM

Wow, that’s like fixing a hammer by just replacing the head and the handle. As a sailor, I highly admire your gumption. Keep on keepin’ on!

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#5 posted 01-16-2010 06:48 AM

Nice looking tender you have there! May have been easier to start from the ground up but then you wouldn’t have her “experience” to help tell a story

-- Nothing's just gets expensive

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#6 posted 12-03-2012 08:41 PM

Not much to work with. Great job.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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