Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - epoxy - featured Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:09:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Build a Wood Sailboat
How to Build a Wood Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Midnight-Maker I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I thought I'd build a boat. It's got classic lines and looks so dazzling in the sunshine that people constantly stop me at the boat ramp to ask me about it. There's something unbelievably rewarding a...
By: Midnight-Maker

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:01:24 PST
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction - More DIY How To Projects]]> Z.Backas The "Stitch and Glue" method of boat construction is one of the most popular methods of plywood boat construction today. It allows for easy test fits, fast assembly, and simple fixes. I recently modified the Mini-Cup Sailboat plans, normally calling for assembly with wooden stringers, to stitch and ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:45:19 PDT
Fiberglassing tools and tricks
Fiberglassing tools and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> unclesam If you need to do some fiberglassing with cloth and epoxy resin, this Instructable can save you some mess and grief. Manufacturers of fiberglassing and epoxy materials offer booklets that can provide you with instructions for success. However, through my own experience I have developed helpful tools...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2007 13:53:29 PDT
Making small fiberglass parts...
Making small fiberglass parts... - More DIY How To Projects]]> cavelamb There has been a small but obnoxious rain leak in the aft cabin of my small sailboat. It looks like the source is where the outboard motor control cables pass through in the cockpit foot well wall.  There was just an open hole there and the rain was getting in. That ought to be easy to fix. It just...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:00:03 PDT
Transom Replacement with a plywood core
Transom Replacement with a plywood core - More DIY How To Projects]]> E-boat This tutorial will focus specifically on the most common type of transom job; how to replace/rebuild a plywood cored transom. We will show step by step the entire process using materials and techniques proven over many successful rebuilds. Following this guide will result in a rebuilt transom that i...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:21:39 PDT
Stitch and Glue Kayak
Stitch and Glue Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> LongToe Although I had never actually kayaked before, one day I decided to make a stitch and glue kayak. For a non-kayaker I'm not sure why, but it had to do with a rowing class I had taken once, and I wanted to get out on the water on my own boat. Also, building a rowing shell seemed difficult, better to...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 23:29:07 PDT
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe
Kenya Outrigger Sailing Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson Here's a 12 foot long outrigger sailing canoe I built in Kenya this spring.It has folding "beds" for two, a removable roof, and a sail. It's easy to build.The only tools needed were a machete, knife, drill, chisel, spokeshave, hammer, screwdriver.Here Nathan Eagle, Eddie Elliot, and myself get the b...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2007 03:03:37 PDT