John Homer
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  • North Creek, NY
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Ants Uiga commented on John Homer's photo


"I didn't recall Pat II, so I checked the FLBM website.  The PatII, at 39 feet, is an impressive launch.  It will grand when she is floating again.  One topic on interest was an early inboard/outboard setup.  I thought my 58…"
Sep 5
JC Smith commented on John Homer's photo


"Nice to see some folks who frequent this forum have been to visit the Finger Lakes Boating Museum in Hammondsport New York. Did you see the Pat II? That is the 40-ft launch that museum volunteers have been working on over the last 5 years. We missed…"
Sep 5
Ants Uiga commented on John Homer's photo


"These are distinctive boat designs.  I last saw them when the boating museum was sharing space at the Curtiss Wright Museum.  Glad to see them again."
Aug 31
John Homer replied to Charles Schelin's discussion I am looking for a light wood to make oars.
"oars%202.jpg We use soft maple here. It has a lot of flexability and you can this down the loom to about 1 1/4""
Mar 19

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North Creek
About Me:
Boat builder originally from Upstate NY. Owner of Adirondack Rowboats Paddle & Oar
Boats I own:
Adirondack Guideboats

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At 11:07am on July 10, 2012, Rick Newman said…

John, I thought I was looking at an Adirondack Guide Boat. I have seen a few in Wooden Boat magazine and on Wooden Boat Forum. Your craftmanship is very meticulous. I like the way your ribs join and overlap. The quality of your finish work is exquisite. What do you use?

I would enjoy rowing you guideboat but it would have to be simply so I could appreciate your craftman ship and the beauty of the design. My next boat to build is a 1927 Veltie Pruitt designed Board And Batten driftboat. I am hoping to finish my boat ASAP, I am still in hospital but should be home within the hour.

Rick Newman

At 8:15am on July 8, 2012, Kurt Selisch said…

Beautiful boat John, nice work!


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