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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

589 19 hours ago
Reply by Rick Newman

I am looking for a light wood to make oars.

I have made several sets of oars using fir. Usually they are heavier than I would like. Once I used basswood which is marginally lighter. H…

Started by Charles Schelin

40 on Thursday
Reply by Shawn Baker

Urea formaldehyde for scarfing plywood?

Hello,  I am new to the group and was wondering if anyone has experience with gluing it the scarfed plywood with a urea formaldehyde produc…

Started by Mark Krahn

1 Feb 8
Reply by David Witton

Wooden Drift Boat Restoration/Presevation (New Member)

Hello folks! New to this forum, but have been reading it for about 2 months! Excellent content!!!By way of introduction, I have had on my b…

Started by Peter Honsberger

1 Jan 29
Reply by Rick Newman

Salvage or restoration drift boat in Boise, Idaho

This boat is listed on Craig's list in Boise, Idaho. Appears to be a 16' Don Hill kit boat that wasn't quite finished. 

Started by Richard Sutherland

6 Jan 24
Reply by Richard Sutherland

Greg and Randy: TV Celebrities

Nice job you guys!

Started by CWarmouth

1 Jan 14
Reply by mark hilbert

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

98 Jan 13
Reply by Shawn Baker

Down-East Rod Holder

Anyone have experience with the above. Seems well thought out and rugged. Got one for Christmas and would love your opinion if you've used…

Started by Don Tyson

2 Jan 7
Reply by Don Tyson

Rescue Suggestions

This boating upset occurred on the Upper Kern at about 400 cfs in my local area.  I was simply an observer. As I looked at the pictures, I…

Started by Ants Uiga

1 Jan 2
Reply by Shawn Baker

I have a Ply/Epoxy boat but am curious

In the Don Hill and McKenzie boats are the ribs glued in or glued and screwed? I don't see filled screw holes on most boat photos. This gav…

Started by Don Tyson

20 Dec 26, 2019
Reply by Don Tyson


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