Enlarged Sternwheeler

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Project by nitewalker41 posted 01-22-2012 08:12 AM 2504 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a enlarged and somewhat modified version of the plans in Norm Marshall’s book of Wooden Toys. I made it for a lady who I use to work with, she said she would like a larger version of the stern wheeler that I had made from Norms Book. It is made out of mainly Oak with some Pine, Alder & Walnut for the railings and paddles.

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 08:16 AM

Very cool boat looks good.

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 02:52 PM

Great job on scaling it up!! Very nice!!

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 04:20 PM

Wow this is a great project, nice work on it.

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#4 posted 01-23-2012 10:26 PM

I need to make one of those. I grew up on the river in Charleston, WV. where they have alot of those of all sizes. They even have a “Sternwheel Regatta” every year in August. food, attractions, live bands such as Miami sound machine and Charlie Daniels band to name a few. I also have pictures of alot of them too.


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#5 posted 02-03-2013 09:31 AM

Well done “nitewalker” on doing the whole Norm Marshall book..
It’s so encouraging to see them being made….Cheers, crowie

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#7 posted 06-20-2016 08:22 PM

Way cool and i built one way back when.

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#8 posted 06-20-2016 09:10 PM

How long and wide is it?

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