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Paint is on the way

Just ordered some brightside paint thanks to some advice from members. The boat is going in my garage tonight and the sanding begins. I hav…

Started by Robert Hawkins

8 Feb 28, 2009
Reply by Jesse Ronnow


I had no Idea this site existed until I was looking around for boat paint on the internet last night and came across wooden boat people. I…

Started by Robert Hawkins

6 Feb 25, 2009
Reply by Robert Hawkins

Samuel F Manning - and Susan

There is a wonderful piece in the latest issue of WoodenBoat magazine about my good friend, Sam Manning. The feature, beginning on page 40,…

Started by Roger Fletcher

5 Feb 24, 2009
Reply by Brian

My Restore

I have been working on restore my 16' Tatman this winter. I have put up some photos of how things are going so far. I guess restoring is no…

Started by Jesse Ronnow

16 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by Randy Dersham

Wood Filler

I have some veneer gaps from the removal of the chine cap. Is there a wood filler I can use other than a thick set of epoxy? I have epoxy o…

Started by Craig

1 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by Randy Dersham

boat build blog update

I am working on a scratch built 16' Double Ender w/transom and using blogger to document my work. I have added two updates. One is a long…

Started by Dave Z

5 Feb 20, 2009
Reply by Jason Knight

Do you think this trailer could work?

Found this trailer a couple miles from my house - cheap. Do you think cutting the handr…

Started by Jason Knight

8 Feb 19, 2009
Reply by Dave Z

Boat Use Question?

I've been wondering for years how much actual whitewater most driftboats actually see? I'm not just limiting my question to wood built drif…

Started by Mike Dearing

27 Feb 17, 2009
Reply by lhedrick

Prefinishing Ribs

Hi all, thanks in advance for any assistance. My question is whether it makes sense to prefinish the boat ribs before assembly or not. I ha…

Started by Bryan McDade

1 Feb 17, 2009
Reply by sanderson

Bow Eye

I sure have enjoyed y'alls new site. I'm building a s&g , but I can't stay off this site because the woodies are so good looking. I've…

Started by jb

1 Feb 17, 2009
Reply by Mike Dearing


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