"Gregg, I spoke to the owner of the dirftboat you recently worked on. I have known Gordon for 30 + years but didn't realize you had been working on his boat. I glad you located him and that he got his boat back. I hope your recent move results…"
"I appreciate the response! There are no plaques or markers to be found. According to George it is a Don Hill, built in 1980. I will contact Baker Trailers, that is not something I thought about. It does have some distinct…"
"From the photo, it appears to be a Keith Steele or Steve Steele. The oar lock blocks appear different. If it is a Steele, the Coast Guard plate on the bow will give the serial number. If you call Steve Steele boats in Lebanon, OR,…"
"You do not need a strong back but I would recommend getting some instructions. I’ve got plans from Mike Baker, Don Hill, Ray’s and Tatman. Mike Baker hands down has the best instruction and plans. He is on this site.
"I built it. It is a Ray’s 14’. It has only been on the water a dozen times. Mahogany plywood, mahogany hardwoods, fir plywood bottom. It currently sits in my Fly Shop, www.wallaceflyshop.com . 520 Cedar St. Wallace, ID…"
"You may want to re-evaluate the need for 22 oz triax. You will be using a lot of epoxy for just that. It is probably over kill not to mention costly. Consider 2 coats of 6 oz glass. Just a suggestion based on experience."