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Chugger, the Funky Shanty

July 24, 2016
Chugger, the Funky Shanty

A 12 ft Flat-bottom Minimalist Overnight CabinCruiser. You know one when you see one… the Chugger. There’s no mistaking it’s look… or it’s functionality. Plans are now available The original design pic of Chugger is below. It is a 12 foot 2 person overnight cruiser for the minimalist. It is designed to use 4′...
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Lady of the Lake Build Video

July 22, 2016
Lady of the Lake Build Video

PHOTOS OF LADY OF THE LAKE William Atkin’s “Lady of the Lake” build iin 1943.  Photo taken from his book “Of Yachts and Men” page 288. Lady of the Lake, a boat to use where water spreads out thin on rivers, lakes, and tidal pools; where water grasses grow and crabs and crawfish hide...
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Free plans: 2 Sheet Rowboat/Canoe

July 22, 2016
Free plans: 2 Sheet Rowboat/Canoe

For those of you who like the tiny one sheet canoe “Little Guide” (http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthre…ne-sheet-canoe) but said it is too small for them – here comes “Big Guide”: A forumite wrote Little Guide is a water toy and of course he is right. So I made a similar design by the name of “Big Guide”...
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Free Plans: Basic $75 Johnboat

July 20, 2016
Free Plans: Basic $75 Johnboat

From the website:  Hey this is a website showing how to make a Jon boat I made a while back. I built this boat for $75 using some free material and some unconventional methods.  I will also be commenting on various stages on the building of the boat. Recommending new ways of doing things,...
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Glen-L Gypsy Houseboat

July 19, 2016
Glen-L Gypsy Houseboat

From the Website:  If you enjoy all the comforts of houseboating, yet still want fast action on the water, then GYPSY may be the boat you’ve been waiting for. Above the gunwale she’s all houseboat, but below the rail she’s all speedboat. The hull has a modern vee bottom monohedron runabout hull, capable of...
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Commercial Plans: Houseboat 20

July 19, 2016
Commercial Plans: Houseboat 20

From the Website:  In the 60’s, DIY magazines often showed boat plans for plywood on frame houseboats… boxy boats before the time of Bolger. The topsides were often vertical to maximize interior volume and to make building easier. One of those plans was for a 20′ long houseboat that offered incredible accomodations for it’s...
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Vintage Plans: Partio Boat

July 17, 2016
Vintage Plans: Partio Boat

  They claim this boat will take your family on luxury cruises in semi-sheltered waters. While perhaps the style doesn’t exactly evoke luxury in a 21st century sense of the word, fun would be a word that works.  Fun Cruises. The design, while practical and utilitarian to some degree, it seems dated even for...
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Storer: Living Aboard Canals and Rivers

July 15, 2016
Storer: Living Aboard Canals and Rivers

A canal boat plan suitable for the Venice Lagoon from Michael Storer: Length – 26ft 10″ (8.2m) Beam – 6ft 8″ (2.05m) Hull Weight (approx)  – 850lbs (400kg) – Gaboon (Okoume) Ply Displacement (people and some equipment approx) – 1600lbs (720kg) Power – shortshaft high thrust 4-stroke outboard 10-15hp Plans $150 delivered by email...
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Buehler: River Walker

July 14, 2016
Buehler: River Walker

River Walker by George Buehler Editor says:  My fancies in boat building are always in a state of flux, especially when it comes to that next BIG boat I will build.   What is it’s mission or purpose? To take my wife and I out in the waters of Puget Sound and Hood Canal,...
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Plans: Glen-L Huck Finn

July 14, 2016
Plans: Glen-L Huck Finn

(From the Glen-L Website) The HUCK FINN CABIN PLANS come in three sizes and are specifically designed for use with our Huck Finn and Super Huck pontoons. The construction methods used in these cabin plans assure you of the lightest weight cabin consistent with strength and simplicity of building. The 8′ CABIN can be...
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