Plywood Skiffs

Discussion in 'Skiffs and Small Work Boats' started by El Mar, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Diesel Jerry

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    Good to see youth involved in boat building. Do you sell those skiffs?
     
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    We don’t really sell them but could build one for anyone who wants to pay for materials.

    The students pay for their materials before we start. I have built boats for community members before. Basically students do the work. Someone else pays for materials. Labor is basically free, but remember. They are students.
     
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    Please Splain what Cha meen for the folks to the Nored. !! :)
     
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    Lol. I edited my autocorrect and added more info for the geriatric DEBF members. :D
     
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    Hey now even I can understand Dat. :)

    Don't you have a donation jar ??? I'll send you one if you would like. I hope you let the folks who have them built that the students work for donations.

    We have a similar system up heaha. but some of the folks who buy Aluminum ramps from the school do so because there quite inexpensive. The problem is you have to get on a list and that list sometimes favors some customers with much money. (Power) Guess that may be a problem in most places when you give out freebees. :eek: :)
     
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    I have one very similar. It was built at the Land Mark School In Beverly Ma.
    I had the seams glassed added a skeg. I have two rowing stations. I think they call it a prides rock skiff.
     
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    Merton has SS screws & bolts @ a good price
    Bob
     
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    Some from today. Almost finished.
     

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    Kids do some nice work !! :)
     
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    Question if i may, What kind of wood do you have on those rails and inner chines ? Mahogany perhaps ? Ok another one, do you scarf the panel joints on the bottom and sides ? I only ask because i see fisher plates on the sides but none on the bottom.
     
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    Looks like Red Merranti decking , a type of inexpensive mahogany available at big box stores.
     
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    Is that Plastic or a wood product ? looks good to me
     

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