August 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Empty Nest

Last night the last two boats left the boathouse for a test float on the lake. The shop is empty! They were joined by a brand new AlumiWeld from Rogue River Boat Shop. All three will launch Sunday from Lee's Ferry for a commercial trip, along with my '72 Briggs and an Andy Hutchinson dory.


Dennis tries Dan's boat:

Late light on Lake Mary; Dan's sister, dog, wife, and self:…

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Added by Brad Dimock on August 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Grandpa's Boat Refurbished

Grandpa's Boat Refurbished



My Grandpa, Robert "Bob" Grubb was a fisherman through and through. Ocean, lakes, rivers, beaver ponds, mud puddles, irrigation ditches, you name the body of water, he was there with a fishing pole in his hand.



Besides having talent in the event of fishing, acting, machining things out of metal (I think he even built a telescope once) he loved to build wood boats. My assumption of the love of…
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Added by Robb Grubb on August 24, 2010 at 1:16pm — 2 Comments

High side ? Low Side?

What is the difference between a high sided boat and a Low sided boat. Maybe someone could post some examples? Also what is the difference/purpose. Can you modify a boats plan on your own as far as the shape is concerned. Thanks Steve


Added by Steven Van Metre on August 21, 2010 at 4:36am — 2 Comments

Another day...

Added by Brad Dimock on August 8, 2010 at 4:13pm — 8 Comments

Back in the boatshop

I'm back in the boatshop for a couple weeks after a four-month hiatus on the river. The Euphrates is nearly done, the Lodore is lagging but we're jamming to get her done for their mutual baptismal trip at the end of the month. A few shots attached.…


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Added by Brad Dimock on August 7, 2010 at 10:59am — 2 Comments

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