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Lower McKenzie

Any one float Hendricks Wayside to Bellinger lately?  Any trees etc. in that run?

Started by David Jensen

0 Apr 7

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

42 Mar 26
Reply by JC Smith

Rebedding chine cap and cant find 3M 101 sealant

I have a 1982 Keith Steel 16 that I restored 4 years ago. It has developed a leak along the chine, so I pulled the chine cap off and am loo…

Started by Kirk Miller

3 Mar 9
Reply by Rick Newman

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

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

Dave's River Whip

Hey there gang... been busy.  building designing, iterating and repeating. Here is my current build: Dave's River Whip. On my waters in t…

Started by Dave Z

4 Dec 20, 2019
Reply by Don Tyson


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