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Cut some scraps off cabinet lumber into 3/16” strips,and made a few little 16” rowboats. Born and raised on the Chesapeake Bay.I had a rowboat before I got my first bicycle….Guess I was dreaming about my childhood…..

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...





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MShort

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#1 posted 242 days ago

Those are a really neat way to use up scrap wood. Do you use a jig for putting these together?

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Skylark53

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#2 posted 242 days ago

Oh my goodness!! You’re a boat builder too? These look super. Great detail work. I’m sure it was very satisfying work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 242 days ago

very cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 242 days ago

Wow those are really cool .

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#5 posted 242 days ago

Very nice

-- David in Damascus, MD

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Bob K

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#6 posted 242 days ago

Awesome little boats, Dennis!

-- Bob, New Jersey, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RWKWoodcarving

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#7 posted 242 days ago

Very cool. +1 for being raised on the Chesapeake, beautiful waters despite some misconceptions.

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Northwest29

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#8 posted 242 days ago

Nothing wrong with dreaming of the good times from childhood. Great looking boats!

Did you use a pattern?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Surfside

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#9 posted 242 days ago

Those are so cool! Like the colors and considering they are made from wood scraps, it’s very smart and nice.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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RPCVWoodworker

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#10 posted 242 days ago

awesome! I don’t suppose you have a pattern for those you could post?

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BanjoChris

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#11 posted 242 days ago

Totally Awesome!!! A show piece for any mantel!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!

Chris

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jim65

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#12 posted 242 days ago

Awesome, very nice and a beautiful job! Thanks

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Underdog

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#13 posted 242 days ago

I can see I’m not the only one hankering to make these! Dittos on the wish for some kind of pattern.

Great little models. I’d love to have one sitting on my display cabs next to my cardstock BYYB boats.

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facecarver

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#14 posted 242 days ago

Thanks a bunch,Glad you all like them.I made a couple, and painted them the colors that I remember from childhood.And scuffed them up to make them look used.A couple are Yellow pine with Teak or Mahogany seats and rubrail.I build them from scratch,but I did make a jig to keep them shaped.All glue and clamped construction.No pattern,but I’ll take some photos of the jig and Pre fabricated the transom…

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

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Rick

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#15 posted 242 days ago

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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