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Mayland 16 fishing boat new cabin

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Project by Andy's Woodwork and carpentry posted 01-23-2014 04:14 AM 1845 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently i bought a 16ft fishing boat for a good price but the cabin looked like a chicken coop so i decided to cut it off and build a new one

-- Plans and books available at: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/andydachippy?_trksid=p2047675.l2568 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/andydachippie





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dakremer

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#1 posted 01-23-2014 04:24 AM

wow thats awesome! Really really really great job! Makes me want to build a boat!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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shipwright

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#2 posted 01-23-2014 04:40 AM

A distinct improvement, I’d say.
Not only better built and structurally sounder but far better lines.
Tip of the hat!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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rg33

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#3 posted 01-23-2014 05:33 AM

Really cool!

What kind of plywood are you using? In the next year or so I’m considering building a teardrop trailer and am interested in the kinds of plywood used that can be bent the way you’ve done on your boat and that have some water resistance.

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dhazelton

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#4 posted 01-23-2014 01:52 PM

Nice. Did you paint it or use fiberglass resin over it?

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oldretiredjim

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#5 posted 01-23-2014 04:23 PM

I like that hull and what you have done to the boat. Nice design

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bch

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#6 posted 01-23-2014 05:13 PM

You did a great job and the boat is very much improved.

-- --bch

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palaswood

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#7 posted 01-23-2014 07:08 PM

Boats like these can be found for free all the time, sometimes even with a trailer attached. Gives me too many ideas… perhaps one day

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 01-23-2014 07:18 PM

You did a fine job on this boat. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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Skylark53

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#9 posted 01-24-2014 02:44 AM

Good eye to figure out this improvement. Nicely done!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Tommy

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#10 posted 01-26-2014 01:29 AM

It’s like a different boat. Awesome results.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

#11 posted 02-04-2014 11:26 PM

Thank you all for you kind remarks , the boat is going back into the workshop end of next week she’s having a new floor and transom with elephant trunk self bailers and a small well in the stern

-- Plans and books available at: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/andydachippy?_trksid=p2047675.l2568 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/andydachippie

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Mark Shymanski

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#12 posted 02-23-2014 08:39 AM

A much improved look. Looking forward to seeing it again when all the flooring etc. is done!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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