There are several other instructables on this site that deal with boats/rafts built from recycled materials, most of which I didn't know about until I posted this instructable. Still, I see no harm in putting this out there.
Step 1: Materials
Other than than the plastic milk jugs, there were few parts. Two old broomsticks were used as well as one 4 cm wide, 1 meter long length of PVC pipe.
Zip ties were used to hold everything together. In the end I used 25.