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sternsailart3S.jpg (49905 bytes) Summer Breeze! - This is the story of an 11'8" long 50" beam 16" sides, 500 lb capacity skiff from two sheets of 1/4" 4x8 plywood. Award winning - She won the 2001 Duckworks design contest. 
   Resources:
Introduction
Getting started
Sides 
  Skarfing
Frame
Transom 
Stem
Bending
Chines
Bottom
Gunwales
Breasthook
Quarter knees
Seat
Mast Partner
Keel
Skeg
Mast & Spars
Leeboard
Rudder
Sail 
Floatation 
Painting
Resources

Supplies, Materials and Tools...

Jamestown Distributors -- Boatbuilding Supplies for the Trade and Craftsman
World Panel - source of Marine Plywood
stainless steel nails and screws from USA Manufacturers
Boat building screws, boat nails, carriage bolts
        From Glen L Marine 
Ken Hankinson supplies

Raka Home Page
reasonably priced epoxy (sometime free shipping)
Epoxy Accessories
MAS Epoxy - Some claim its the best if you tend to be sensitive to epoxy
Fiberglass Coatings Inc Lowest cost epoxy I know of. A Florida Company

US Composites - Might be lower priced then Fiberglass Coatings, haven't tried them.
Hollowood Exotic Plywood Tubing by BrandNew $5ish a foot for small mast sizes - cherry, maple, walnut etc...

 

   
 

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