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Maintaining boat after winter storage

Hey all, looking  for some advice on what to do to maintain  this boat after winter storage . I am a complete  novice in all of this and fi…

Started by JACOB LANG

3 Apr 3, 2022

Epoxy and Varnish Project

With the Fall weather arriving this week and the smallmouth fishing starting to slow downI’m finally looking to getting started on some sma…

Started by Derrick Compton

25 Mar 21, 2022
Reply by Shawn Baker

Watch out for potential email phishing scam from Stella Abud

Issue:Fraud A phishing scam has been reported by a new member, Stella Abud.  While this form does the best that it can to prevent bad actor…

Started by Randy Dersham

1 Mar 4, 2022
Reply by Bodacious Jack

Oarlocks angle

Is there a standard angle at the oarlocks we are trying to achieve with a drift boat. Most Mackenzie's I see have locks parallel with the s…

Started by chris towles

7 Feb 26, 2022
Reply by Matthew Cronin

Seat Frame Pattern

I have been looking for seat frame patterns similar to those built by Montana Boat Builders.  I have searched the site here and haven't fou…

Started by Jordan Davis

20 Feb 24, 2022
Reply by David Witton

Ooopsie! Epoxy issue...

I turned down the shafts on a set of oars I made because they were too stiff. So I got three coats of epoxy back on and my last coat is not…

Started by JC Smith

4 Feb 23, 2022
Reply by Shawn Baker

Spring float

Hello just wondering if there will be a spring boat gathering for wooden boats to float? I am retired now and have the time to join this ti…

Started by Danny S Jacquez

1 Feb 2, 2022
Reply by Wayd Drake

Second coat epoxy orange peel

Hi everyone, New to the forum but have been reading lots for my first build. I’m using Cajunes plans for a kingfisher recurve and have just…

Started by Jeff C

5 Jan 13, 2022
Reply by Jeff C

Oar Locks too long and sloppy

Guys, I built a 14' dory, Tracey Obrien design.  After spending 20 or more days rowing it I have found that the oar locks will pop up a goo…

Started by Stephan Fowler

5 Jan 3, 2022
Reply by Stephan Fowler

fiberglassing the bottom (repair)

Hey there, So glad to have found this forum.  I have an old Pritchett RRS that I am restoring.  So far I have sanded, caulked, filled and r…

Started by Wayd Drake

10 Dec 6, 2021
Reply by Wayd Drake


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