It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars.

Step 1: Gathering the Materials and the First Steps

Materials :

- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)

- almost any kind of wood

- PVC skin ( like its used for ponds )

- Nails

( you can ask hardware shops for wood they do not need and are wanting to throw away - this way you can find good and unused wood)

Tools :

- Hammer

- Screwdriver

- Drill Machine

- Grinder

- Saw

We wanted to build a very cheap, easy to build and solid boat that could carry us four and also some additional luggage. Another important aspect was that we could transport it in an easy way, as we don't have a trailer. Therefore we have decided to build a boat that can be divided into three parts

We started by aligning three of the palettes in a row and checking whether we we would fit comfortably in it.

By building little "bridges" (as we called them) we started building a stable way to be able to connect the segments by pushing a large wooden strip trough them.


Be very careful when working as there are multiple possible dangers for example a lot of nails looking out of the pallets or the saws.

We do not take any responsibilities for possible injuries or damages that might occur to you.

made this but it is very wobbly. If loaded unevenly, it will tip quite a bit. Is there any way to lessen this? bricks in the hull? water currently 15cm up the hull, would sinking to 30cm make it more stable?
<p>It is nice to see that our project inspired other people and i have to say that your boat looks really good. Regarding your question I got to say that our boat was longer than yours, what might be the cause for the additional stability, but it could be also the additional weight of 3 to 4 persons. If I remember correctly our boat had a flotation depth of approximately 15 cm.Making it heavier could help your boat, but i can not tell for sure.</p>
Made a small version.
<p>now I'm regretting that fishing ship idea and thinking of a canoe plane (yes I did say that), fully made from spruce pallets (I think they make those)</p>
<p>It's like a Viking boat with that bird on the front....cool!</p>
<p>Hmm... someone should make a fishing ship out of pallets.</p>
<p>Well we already thought of taking a rod with us, but until now all we did was to chill a bit on the water. :)</p>
<p>As someone who also just posted a pallet transportation project...this is awesome! haha</p>
Thanks a lot, but your project is really cool, too, especially the flames.

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