It's hard to go float down rivers- ideas seem to always start in camp, typically over a beer or G+T, often on the Deschutes. So, the next boat. I'm curious whether anyone has thoughts on the 16x48…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Blake Docter Jun 3, 2017.
Interesting boat on craigslist- http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/boa/3612450384.htmlAnyone know anything more about it? Looks…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Jensen Feb 24, 2013.
Hey Wooden Boat People:
I'm in the early stages of starting a side gig doing dory kits, some plans, and probably a few finished boats too. I'm focusing on a slightly smaller design than what is out there- it's basically a briggs style boat shrunk to 15'8" with a slightly different interior deck and hatch layout. It's a pretty sweet boat for rivers like the middle fork, main and lower main salmon, Deschutes, and Rogue, while still being big enough for Hells and GC trips. I'm…Continue
Posted on July 19, 2022 at 7:54pm — 3 Comments
Finally got pictures uploaded from a canyon trip last month. Perhaps it's cheating to put it here as there's only one wood boat on the trip, but she's a real beauty. A Derald Stewart (sp?) built dory from Grand Junction named the Canyon Wren. She recently got a full re-fit from Andy Hutchinson, and looks great. The other dory is my alumaweld, Chinook, although I hope to have a wood boat finished by my next trip down there!
Here's one picture- Canyon Wren in Upset, and there…Continue
Posted on May 9, 2012 at 8:45am — 2 Comments