Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - epoxy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:23:32 PST BLOX v1.01 Stitch and Glue Boat Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitch-and-Glue-Boat-Construction/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:45:19 PDT
Fiberglassing tools and tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiberglassing-tools-and-tricks/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2007 13:53:29 PDT
Making small fiberglass parts... http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-small-fiberglass-parts/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:00:03 PDT
Transom Replacement with a plywood core http://www.instructables.com/id/Transom-Replacement-with-a-plywood-core/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:21:39 PDT
Stitch and Glue Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitch-and-Glue-Kayak/
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 23:29:07 PDT
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Kenya-Outrigger-Sailing-Canoe/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2007 03:03:37 PDT