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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 11-13-2013 05:22 PM

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

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#2 posted 11-13-2013 05:38 PM

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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#3 posted 11-13-2013 05:42 PM

very cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#4 posted 11-13-2013 06:11 PM

Wow those are really cool .

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#5 posted 11-13-2013 06:27 PM

Very nice

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 07:42 PM

Awesome little boats, Dennis!

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#7 posted 11-13-2013 07:43 PM

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

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#8 posted 11-13-2013 07:52 PM

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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#9 posted 11-13-2013 08:27 PM

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

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#10 posted 11-13-2013 08:58 PM

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

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#11 posted 11-13-2013 09:27 PM

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

Thanks for sharing!!!

Chris

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#12 posted 11-13-2013 09:39 PM

Awesome, very nice and a beautiful job! Thanks

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#13 posted 11-13-2013 10:39 PM

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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#14 posted 11-13-2013 11:17 PM

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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#15 posted 11-14-2013 12:40 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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