"Just realized you posted this. The late Dan Sutherland featured in the upper right corner of this photo was my neighbor for many years. Somewhere I have photos of Rushton rowing and sailing canoes he built that I stored for a while. "
"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…"
"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…"
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.