Boatbuilding Tips and Tricks

I've been compiling this blog of boatbuilding tips and tricks, plus launchings and in-progress boatbuilding projects for over five years now. The vast majority of the questions I receive by email have already been asked by someone else, so if you take the time to read through the archives, you'll probably run across many the questions you may already have plus find answers to questions you haven't thought of yet. You also get a chance to look through many of the projects that others are building. I try to include as many of the photos I receive from builders as well, some from facebook pages.


Thursday, April 4, 2013

New Back Bay Ready for the Water

John Phillips just sent me this:

Jeff,
Well, after much sanding, the pram is ready for the water. The sanding took about 8 hours and it came out pretty well. Now if the lake in front of my house would only unfreeze, it would be great.
- John Phillips

easy to build wood boat plans

easy to build wooden boat plans

Nice job there, John. Hoping your lake thaws out soon so you can enjoy it.

More on the Back Bay: 8' Back Bay Stitch and Glue Pram Plans.

- Jeff

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Please don't be embarrassed to send in photos of your projects. I get a lot of emails from people who tell me about their build but never send any pictures. I'd love to see them, as would all of the other people who are either building a boat or thinking about it. They need all the encouragement they can get.

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