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Sunday, November 11, 2012

New Pescadero Just Completed

I just received this email:

Hi Jeff,
Well finally here are some pictures of the Pescadaro dory I built. I bought the plans last year and contacted you about cutting the size down to under 12-feet so I could get it out of my shed. I cut the width and height down 2-inches all around too. For the framing I used southern yellow pine planed to 1-full inch and 1/2 marine plywood for the bottom and 1/4 inch for the sides. It's still pretty heavy, around 250 pounds, but 2-guys can still pick it up. Overall it took me about 400 hours in 3 1/2 months to build - start to finish.
I get a lot of nice compliments when its on the water and that makes it well worth it. Also I have built a lot of things in my life but this boat was pretty challenging and pure pleasure.
Thanks for being out there and providing us carpenters with such great projects.
- Ray

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You're very welcome Ray. Thank you for the great pictures. You look proud, and your boat looks very professional. Well done!

Here's the Pescadero Info Page: Pescadero Carolina Dory Easy-to-Build Boat Plans.

- Jeff

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