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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.
May 03, 2013
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#1 posted 05-02-2013 08:32 PM
great boat,nice work.if i built that it’d probably sink:)
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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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#3 posted 05-02-2013 09:18 PM
great boat. That is a neat project.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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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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#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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#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 ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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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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#8 posted 05-03-2013 02:19 PM
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#9 posted 05-03-2013 03:10 PM
Looks like a very fun project. Nice boat.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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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!
#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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