Brad Dimock's Blog – January 2011 Archive (1)

Strongback or shop monster?

I finally quit dorking around and got the strongback pretty much together for the Kolb boat. This will be the first true Galloway boat built since the early 1930s I think. Buzz Holmstrom built his modified Galloway in 1937, which we replicated in 2001. Although the lines and construction were similar to a Galloway, Holmstrom's Julius F. was a foot shorter, a foot wider, built of better wood, and was all-in-all a far superior boat according to contemporary river runners. As I walk around the…

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Added by Brad Dimock on January 6, 2011 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

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