1947 6 metre Wood Sailboat
I am restoring a 6 meter wood sailboat and have removed the fiberglass skin.
I have sanded down to the mahogany wood.
After caulking I will be painting …
MCKENZIE DRIFTER RESTORATION
SELLER TALKED ABOUT A PREVIOUS CRASH/REPAIR.
JUST FOUND IT.
STARBOARD INSIDE CHINE IS MISSING BETWEEN RIBS 1 AND 7.
I USE THE BOAT ON FLAT, …
Hi all, I have a question I have a 18" wooden clinker it's sitting on a trailer in my drive way.
I bought it 4 months ago and it's starting to split …
sailing & " boating"
Hi folks; I'm here for the first time, so excuse me for any...Then, it comes: like I've said earlier, I'd like to know some:
I'm just to decide which …
planks opening after drying out
Hi I have a 30ft wooden bermuda sloop.
She was built in 1964 and the planks are splinned not caulked.
She has been out of the water for a while …
Help for a novel
My name is Denice Hughes Lewis.
I am writing a young adult fantasy novel.
I have no experience with sailing at all.
One of my characters …
I just finished my wood runabout with five coats of Interlux varnish.
Now all I need to do is apply numbers to the hull to make her legal.
Side board repair
New boat with deep ding in side board from rough docking.
Swear bad weather!
Can you repair a 10" cut without refinishing the whole side?
Anyone restoring a StauterBuilt boat?
I have been working on a 15-6" StauterBuilt Cedar Point special for about a year.
I am near complete and have a lot of experiences both good and not …
Diamond Plate Transom Bracket
I would like to know if there would be an advantage to adding diamond plate to each side of the transom where my motor will mount.
Transom is solid …
I recently acquired a thomson lapstreak 18 ft with a 100 hp Evinrude outboard.
My brother who recently passed away was the previous owner.
Hello; I'm ready to stain and seal this '52 Wagemaker.
The bottom is fiberglassed.
There is some dry rot on the inside floor that I want to seal …
Green wood boat finishing
I want to build a house boat with green wood.
I know there will be shrinkage and I was thinking of using something like rhino liner to waterproof it. …
LATEX EXTERIOR HULL PAINT
Been told that exterior latex porch/deck paint is hard and durable enough for a trailered boat.
Building an 18 ft San Francisco Pelican cruising sailboat.
Planning a sweep oar.
It'll be 12-14 ft long, hard to stow, so I will make it a 2 piece …
What kind of boat is this??
I recently purchased this boat and am wanting to restore it.
Does anyone know what kind of boat it is and who the maker is?
Connecting Flybridge Steering
I would like to connect my steering and transmission to a flybridge.
I would like to be able to lock out whatever control I am not using.
I wouldn't …
20' Grew SeaMaster
I am re doing the whole bottom of a 1952 mahogany lapstrake 20' Grew SeaMaster Utility.
The Keel, stem, framing,ribs, planks ect.
It's all in bad …
Wooden Enterprise Restoration
I've just taken on an abandoned wooden Enterprise from my sailing club with the intention of restoring it to it's former glory.
I spent some …
50's Elgin Trailer Parts
Could someone tell me where to find 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 rubber pads that slide onto brackets on my Elgin trailer.
They look like clutch and brake peddle …
I'm a wooden boat enthusiast, and have been studying a lot on the subject because my final goal as soon as I retire is to build a …
Short Q & As
How do I calculate the rudder size in square inches or ft to have proper size for small centerboard sailboat, flat-bottom approx 10 ft at waterline?
I have recently came across a Dan kidney and sons builders duck boat in perfect shape.
It's missing the oars and canvass cover, that would have hidden …
Replacingof teak decking
I have a 1989 trawler the teak decking is done, the the majority of screws have been removed and epoxied.
I have been looking for sub for teak, IPE, …
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