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Everyone's opinions and experience are invaluable.David in Melbourne, Australia, would love hear from anyone who has built or has any info on the ‘Popular Mechanics PM 38 13ft runabout’.
Nate's woodboat questions is about the best choice of wood is for a 1" X 1" curved dory gunwale or rub rail.Eddie in Ireland would like to know if he can use 3- ply marine plywood to finish off his Sea Hawk instead of the 5-ply he has been using.
What do you think?
Short Q & As
Is it possible to retro fit a keel box to a carvel hull Couta boat? The existing boat does not have one.
1957 Century resorter w/ 6 cylinder nordberg straight 6
I am looking to purchase a 1957 Century 18' resorter wooden boat. The boat and motor were restored in 2008. Very nice shape including the bottom. …
Davis "Slick Seam" source or alternative?
AS I'M SURE YOU KNOW DAVIS SLICK SEAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. DO YOU HAVE A SOURCE OR RECOMMEND A REPLACEMENT?
I am going to build the 10' "Junior" All Purpose Dinghy Question #1 The plans call for 5 Gross of 1" #8 Flat Head screws. Looking online I found …
Inspecting and tightening clinker fixings on a lovely but old 26ft wooden cruiser
Hi all I've got my eye on a lovely looking Owens Sea Skiff, clinker built. She's a generous lovely fitted out period boat, the hull presently held together …