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Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project

Hello Everyone,   My name is Guy and this is my first post in this forum.  I am here because I want to build a wooden drift boat and, undou…

Started by Guy Fredrickson in General Forum

882 20 hours ago
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Deschutes Oak Springs Question

Hello again group, I know there are some OR people here and I have a question about our old standby, the warm springs run.  I have done it…

Started by Bodacious Jack in General Forum

1 21 hours ago
Reply by Dusty

Introduction and some questions

Hi everyone, I'm Colin, been rubber boating for 8 years or so now, based out of Flagstaff. I've been lurking for a while going through buil…

Started by Colin Giegerich in General Forum

3 May 10
Reply by Colin Giegerich


 This old timer grew up rowing the McKenze. But hit rock and badly banged my ego.  Put big hole in bottom of 13-14 ft Don Hill wood drifter…

Started by Rick Rencher in General Forum

4 May 4
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UHMW Removal and Coat-It/Fiberglass Application

New to the group....  Currently resurrecting a neglected pram that was left out in the weather for a couple of years.  No dry rot that I ca…

Started by Doug Hanson in General Forum

6 May 2
Reply by Mitchell Culbertson

Black Eagle mini dory (was: baby Briggs build)

I love my big 17' Jerry Briggs-inspired Grand Canyon dory from Andy Hutchinson's plans, but she's way too big for day runs.  Time to build…

Started by Shawn Baker in General Forum

115 Apr 28
Reply by Rick Newman

Where to start?

Hello All, I bought a wooden drift boat a few years ago and am finally getting the time to start digging into it. I know it has been sitti…

Started by Jared Howell in General Forum

6 Apr 28
Reply by Rick Newman

20,000 CFS Crystal Swim Story

We launched on 3-19-21 and we knew in advance that there was a dam repair project that caused flow changes.  For the first 2 days we had on…

Started by Bodacious Jack in General Forum

3 Apr 28
Reply by Shawn Baker

First build

Hi everyone, I'm just getting started.  I've gathered all the tools, read Fletcher's book about 6 times (so great), and read quite a lot of…

Started by Dusty in General Forum

206 Apr 22
Reply by Bennett Yarbrough

GC Dory-Double Ender Build

Hello, Started on a GC Dory from Andy H. plans (18x54) some time ago and decided to post a few images from the build. The plans were put in…

Started by Dave S in General Forum

24 Apr 13
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