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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

3 on Friday
Reply by Rick Newman

Fir vs Meranti dory floor

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

Started by Shawn Baker

14 Nov 8
Reply by Mike Baker

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

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

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

39 Nov 2
Reply by Jacob McKissick

LOOKING FOR USED DRIFT BOAT TO BUY

GOOD AFTERNOON YALL, I AM NEW TO THIS SITE AND ALSO NEW TO THE CONCEPT OF BUILDING OR REPAIRING DAMAGED WOODEN BOATS. I AM VERY MECHANICAL…

Started by Kevin

3 Nov 1
Reply by Kevin

Greg Tatman again ownes Tatman Boats

I have sold Greg Tatman boat designs and all intellectual property back to Greg. He is again planing to build  a few boats.  We will have t…

Started by Randy Dersham

5 Oct 22
Reply by Randy Dersham

Wood boat covers?

Just finished a restoration of an unknown 15.5’ x 6’ and I can’t keep her in the garage this winter. What is the best cover system for a lo…

Started by Dan Poole

8 Oct 11
Reply by Jonathan Clarke

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

46 Oct 11
Reply by Phillip Westendorf

Does anyone know the owner of this boat?

A gentleman named George dropped this boat off at my shop in April for some work on the bottom. The work is complete.  I have permanently c…

Started by Gregg Maddock

5 Oct 10
Reply by Rick Newman

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