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Anchor systems

I have a pre-cut drift boat kit on its way. It probably comes as no surprise I am pouring through alternatives to outfit my boat. This morn…

Started by JC Smith

6 Mar 29
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

Looking for a little project?

This is an early ‘80’s 14’ Don Hill. A gentleman dropped it off at the shop today.  It has a leak in the bottom which he wants me to fix an…

Started by Gregg Maddock

1 Mar 22
Reply by Gregg Maddock

Smoker Oar restoration

I restored a Keith Steele 1983 drift boat a couple winter's ago and I recently obtained what appears to be the original oars.  I have 3 Smo…

Started by Kirk Miller

8 Mar 20
Reply by Kirk Miller

Newbie Here and trying to do a restore job

Howdy folks, working on doing a restore job on this old wooden drifter I traded a half a dozen fly for. I am a life long fly fisherman from…

Started by Rodney Jennings

0 Mar 20

New 17' Don Hill with some modification.

Most of these photos were taken on the Clark Fork, St. Regis MT.  Instead of the bulky sliding seat in the front, I mounted (but removable)…

Started by Gregg Maddock

16 Mar 19
Reply by Dusty

Port Ludlow Fly Fishing Pram

Here are a few pictures of the Port Ludlow, WA Fly Fishing Pram being built by Chris of Squim WA.  The build plans are availible for purcha…

Started by Arnold a. Koch

8 Mar 13
Reply by Arnold a. Koch

Baker 17 x 54 - First Boat Build

Hello All! I started my boat on feb 1. I am working on building ribs now, while waiting for the wood for the gunnels and chines. I thought…

Started by Neal Cordial

1 Mar 8
Reply by Rick Newman

Keith steele boat oars

I restored a 1983 Keith steele drift boat ( you can find my discussions on the project on this site) and recently the original owner gave m…

Started by Kirk Miller

3 Mar 8
Reply by Rick Newman

I'm in over my head

About a year ago I purchased a drift boat project.  I was told the boat is a "stitch and glue" style boat patterned after a "modified Frees…

Started by Randy Sorensen

15 Mar 7
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

new builder has fiberglass questions

My son and I are building a 16 ft double-ender with transom from Roger Fletcher's book, and enjoying every minute.  My son planed all the s…

Started by David Harbor

0 Mar 6


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