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Towing on the water.

Can anyone tell me how my Tatman will tow on the water?

Started by MIKE PALMER

9 Jan 10

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

30 Jan 3
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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

3 Dec 31
Reply by Guy Fredrickson

Briggs style Grand Canyon Dory course

Hi all, If anyone out there wants to take a two-week course in how to build a Briggs boat, I am offering one in Maine this summer at Wooden…

Started by Brad Dimock

0 Dec 17, 2018

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

0 Dec 15, 2018



Started by MIKE PALMER

0 Dec 10, 2018

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

4 Dec 3, 2018
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

53 Nov 24, 2018
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

3 Nov 16, 2018
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

5 Nov 7, 2018
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