Pete Weisbeck
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  • Thermopolis, WY
  • United States
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I finally finished my boat....and it floats!
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I finally after more than a year off and on finished my 16' with a transom....and it floats like a cork. I was worried that it would sit too low but it only has a few inches of draft. We launched it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pete Weisbeck Jul 6, 2017.

Should I keep the osprey head or fair the stem? hmmm....
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I always come back to this forum for boat building wisdom. I had 5" of stem left that I was going to fair with the shape of the bow but I couldn't resist putting my favorite shape on osprey…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by craig curtis May 18, 2017.

Do I need inserts for oarlocks or just hardwood?
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Clueless rookie here again...I just ordered cobra oarlocks from NRS...I was wondering if a 5/8" hole through a thick piece of walnut would be good enough or do I need to find some plastic inserts..I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Baker May 5, 2017.

2" oars won't fir into 2" oarlocks?
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Another newbie question from a rookie boat builder...I bought some 2" open horn oarlocks and leather collars from fisheries supply to go with 2" Barkley sound oars...but they simply won't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Baker May 3, 2017.


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Thermopolis, WY
About Me:
home design and construction , been a carpenter for 40 years.
Boats I own:
2 kayaks, 2 canoes and a stinkpot(moterboat)

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