Building Hands On

Video Series: Building a “Work Skiff”

This is such a complete series we’d be doing a disservice if we didn’t include it here.  Just note that stack of wood in the video image below.   I don’t have that in my backyard.  Do you?  Still, there is MUCH to be learned, and, you could buy that stack, […]

How to Build a Wooden Flat Bottomed Boat

How to build a simple boat, rather quickly and easily.  I’ve built four boats and still learned a few things watching this video. I’d recommend it even if you aren’t building a flat bottom boat. Some basics are covered very well here.  Here’s the boat in action: Youtube says, “Step […]

Penetrating Epoxy Protects

When restoring an old boat here’s a trick that can help protect it. The Youtube video says, “Watch how to scrape off the old finish on a dinghy and then how to mix the proper amount of epoxy before you start your next project.”