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Spray bottle oiling technique

After a wet Georgia summer I had some mildew on my boat. I got around to scrubbing it with peroxide last week and so needed to re oil all t…

Started by Bennett Yarbrough in General Forum

0 17 hours ago

Whitewater Dory build in Montana (was: Fir vs Meranti dory floor)

This will be heavily glassed and painted on both sides, not worried about fir checking which is better for stiffness and strength as a flo…

Started by Shawn Baker in General Forum

18 on Thursday
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TATMAN 2005

TATMAN SEAT IS SIGNED,  B. KERN 2005.  DOES ANYONE KNOW THE PERSON?  MAYBE DENVER AREA.  THANKS. MIKE

Started by MIKE PALMER in General Forum

0 on Tuesday

Frame Strength Comparisons

I have been meaning to post this information for some time now.  I just re-discovered the pictures on my computer and decided to share this…

Started by Phillip Westendorf in General Forum

0 Dec 6

Grand Canyon Dory Question

Howdy, This is mostly directed towards all you seasoned dory GC'ers- I'm looking to maybe snag a great condition Don Hill 18x57 built in…

Started by Lucas Rietmann in General Forum

4 Dec 3
Reply by Lucas Rietmann

First build

Hi everyone, I'm just getting started.  I've gathered all the tools, read Fletcher's book about 6 times (so great), and read quite a lot of…

Started by Dusty in General Forum

53 Nov 24
Reply by Phillip Westendorf

Where do I start?

I have a tatman boat that I bought from a friend under the understanding that I would "fix it up." It's  in decent shape, the floor does le…

Started by greg myett in General Forum

3 Nov 16
Reply by Rick Newman

Graphite for bottom

Hello all, I have applied my third layer of epoxy and 6 oz cloth to the bottom of my drift boat project. I am looking for information on th…

Started by JC Smith in General Forum

5 Nov 7
Reply by Jayson Hayes

Dorf's Wooden Drift Boat

I just found this Forum the past week and was pleased to see all the interesting discussions. I have previously (2006) built and launched a…

Started by Phillip Westendorf in General Forum

316 Nov 6
Reply by Phillip Westendorf

Convert to whitewater dory?

Since my first trip down the Grand Canyon in 1997 I've wanted a whitewater dory.  However, money and time have delayed the dream until now.…

Started by Jim Schnepel in General Forum

39 Nov 2
Reply by Jacob McKissick

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