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This is my 18’ flat-bottomed skiff. Hull was constructed from marine-grade plywood, with the frames, decking, gunnels, & trim all being constructed from Honduran Mahogany. Worked on it for a little over a year and yes, it does float.
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#1 posted 08-30-2011 03:25 PM
That is beautiful man. I am no expert on boats and and i have even less knowledge on boat building, but i’ve seen a lot at my cottage. Up here in Ontario the Muskokas are full of antique and wooden boats. This one would fit in perfectly. Your color scheme is great. the wood and white on the inside pop.
This should draw a lot of attention online and on the water. Nice work.
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#2 posted 08-30-2011 03:51 PM
-- Glen, B.C. Canada
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#3 posted 08-30-2011 03:52 PM
Schweeeet! Great job. I’ve become more interested in wooden vessels lately. At least since getting an old cedar strip canoe from a neighbor. Yours is most prettified.
-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir
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#4 posted 08-30-2011 04:13 PM
Wow fantastic boat! Did you use the mahagony for the ribs also?
-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."
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#5 posted 08-30-2011 04:52 PM
Nice work.It’s always nice to see a boat on LJ’s .You have a right to be proud of this one.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#6 posted 08-30-2011 04:58 PM
Gorgeous! I am truly envious.
-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"
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#7 posted 08-30-2011 05:20 PM
I am so envious! What a great boat you made!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#8 posted 08-30-2011 06:11 PM
That is way to cooool. Excellant job.
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
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#9 posted 08-30-2011 06:13 PM
Where did you get the plans?
Thanks for sharing
-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"
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#10 posted 08-30-2011 09:21 PM
Absolutely Spectacular! I wish I had the time, energy and talent to make what you have.
Beautiful job in every respect!
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#11 posted 08-30-2011 10:37 PM
Looks great, are their plans some place? Wooden boats interest me, but all I ever see are sail boats, which don’t really interest me.
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#12 posted 08-30-2011 10:40 PM
Reminds me of a oyster boat as I use to live in north Florida. Very cool
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#13 posted 08-30-2011 10:50 PM
What a beauty
-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?
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#14 posted 08-31-2011 12:02 AM
nice !!! where did you get the plans ??
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