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Project by SYPUCK posted 05-02-2013 06:46 PM 2556 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the boat I built out of 1/4 inch plywood and fiberglass. The finished product has my 16 year old son in it. Last year it was just a row boat but my wife bought me a trolling motor for this summer if the lakes ever thaw.





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 05-02-2013 08:32 PM

great boat,nice work.if i built that it’d probably sink:)

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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eugenie

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#2 posted 05-02-2013 08:41 PM

Did you follow a plan or just wing it? Does the fiberglass coat the whole bottom. Is that white paint or fiberglass? What holds the seams together. I have always wanted to build a boat. Sincerely Eugenie

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 05-02-2013 09:18 PM

great boat. That is a neat project.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Dakkar

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#4 posted 05-02-2013 10:27 PM

”If the lakes ever thaw”

Wow. Frozen lakes are something we never think about in Texas. Looks like a nice boat.

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tyvekboy

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#5 posted 05-02-2013 10:52 PM

Nice pracital fishing vehicle. How much does it weigh?

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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shipwright

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#6 posted 05-02-2013 11:10 PM

Well done.
Appears to be stitch an glue but I haven’t seen that form of scarf joint before.
Can you elaborate?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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jackthelab

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#7 posted 05-03-2013 01:02 AM

Looking good! Would love to do one of these myself.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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A.Scott

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#8 posted 05-03-2013 02:19 PM

Look good!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-03-2013 03:10 PM

Looks like a very fun project. Nice boat.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 05-06-2013 01:38 PM

Good looking and well made boat. Fun to go fishing or just enjoy the whole lake. Great job!

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SYPUCK

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 06:34 PM

Thanks for all the positive feed back from everyone. This sight is great!

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