PM-38

by Terry McIntyre
(Morgan Hill, Ca, USA)

I built a PM-38 in 1962-63.


I built the frames in high school wood shop, then finished the boat at home in the garage.

Ran it all through college, and then it just kind of fell apart - I didn’t use the best quality materials, and I may have actually spent $38 on the thing.

Had to make some transom mods to match the 20” shaft outboard that I had gotten my hands on cheap!

pm 38
Step by step instructions for building the PM 38 using modern plywood building techniques and materials.

The picture must have been taken right after I got it finished in May of ‘63, note that it doesn’t have registration numbers on it yet!

I’ve built 2 others, a Glen-l Rebel and a Jet Squirt, and I’m seriously considering building another -38, bookends of my boating life....

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