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Drying Time Before Repair

Started by Derrick Compton

1 Jan 31
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Restoration guidance: where to start?

Hi everyone, I've had a chance to read through some of the incredible play-by-play I've seen in this forum, in addition to Fletcher. What a…

Started by Nick

12 Nov 29, 2023
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project

Hello Everyone,   My name is Guy and this is my first post in this forum.  I am here because I want to build a wooden drift boat and, undou…

Started by Guy Fredrickson

1039 Nov 18, 2023
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heat or sand?

Years back I changed the bottom on my 17 1/2 Tatman from UHMW to glass/epoxy with graphite. I used fiberglass cloth with one layer of kelva…

Started by Bob bryan

2 Nov 16, 2023
Reply by Jonathan Clarke

Hardware Nomenclature

Ladies and Gents, Years ago, I saw a drift boat that had  a plank floor that was held in place with what looked like a spring loaded, quar…

Started by William F. Dodson

5 Nov 2, 2023
Reply by Bob bryan

Building Jerry Briggs's legendary Rogue River Special

Hi all--Cricket and I will be teaching a class building the Rogue River Special in November, back at the historic Lowell's Boat Shop in Mas…

Started by Brad Dimock

1 Oct 12, 2023
Reply by Wayd Drake

Baker 17x54 build

Well I'm building a 17 54 baker drift boat. So far I've got a pallet of expensive ply wood and one scarf cut

Started by Bennett Yarbrough

295 Oct 1, 2023
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

Cleaning grit off oiled surfaces

I’ve got some trips logged on my side trays and between using them as steps in and out of the boat and the dog tracking in sand I’ve got so…

Started by Bennett Yarbrough

1 Jul 13, 2023
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

Wooden boat float on the Rogue

Monday June 26, 2023 WOODEN DRIFT BOAT PARADE UNDER THE 6TH & 7TH STREET BRIDGES IN GRANTS PASS PLANNED FOR SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2023, at…

Started by Wayd Drake

1 Jul 5, 2023
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Woodies 2.0

  Woodies 2.0     I have been building drift boats with glue-laminated gunwales for more than a decade. I like it. I think it's the best wa…

Started by Sandy Pittendrigh

2 Jun 26, 2023
Reply by Wayd Drake

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