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14' Don Hill Drift Boat Restoration

Got home yesterday with a 14' Don Hill drift boat in very rough condition. Have to clear space in garage for restoration. Will keep posting…

Started by Richard Sutherland in General Forum

26 Mar 5
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Barkley Sound Oars

Was all excited to order my oars from fisheries supply yesterday.  Upon checkout I noticed that they would charge me 200 dollars in surchar…

Started by Bennett Yarbrough in General Forum

3 Feb 27
Reply by Robb Grubb

Drift Boat Materials

Greetings fellow boat builders, I am looking for some sources on materials for building a drift boat in the Atlanta, GA area. As I prepare…

Started by Dino Gutierrez in General Forum

4 Feb 21
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Selling my Ostrm built boat

I am selling my 14' wooden boat built by John Ostrm when he worked for Boat specialties, inc. in Salem, Oregon.  The original owner told me…

Started by Randy in General Forum

1 Feb 16
Reply by Rick Newman

Not bad for a 45 year old kit!

Going OK on my 1972 Don Hill 16 ft high side guide model boat kit. Wife said to hurry up as she wants her parking space back in the shop. J…

Started by Brian King in General Forum

3 Feb 15
Reply by Brian King

Winter is here.

  What’s everyone working on?  I’m re-oiling the interior the flipping it over to check the bottom. The season starts soon!

Started by Gregg Maddock in General Forum

0 Feb 13

Plascore alternatives

I am working out a materials list before building a stitch and glue boat. Is there any information comparing the various honeycomb panel pr…

Started by JC Smith in General Forum

3 Feb 12
Reply by David Witton

Hardware help!!!

Please see attached photo I’m looking for the piece of hardware in the photo.  Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Chad C. FE315AE9-B…

Started by Chad Cunningham in General Forum

2 Feb 8
Reply by Jonathan Clarke

Sliding Front Seat

Hi, I am building the double ender with transom out of Mr. Fletchers book.  I was wanting to do the sliding front seat.  Can anyone who has…

Started by Thomas Hood in General Forum

2 Feb 5
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Baker 17x54 build

Well I'm building a 17 54 baker drift boat. So far I've got a pallet of expensive ply wood and one scarf cut

Started by Bennett Yarbrough in General Forum

275 Jan 26
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