Small Boat Building


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The 13 foot boat named Ocean Breeze
        Series on building the 13 foot boat, a robust sailing skiff, with leeboards, kickup rudder etc.
        This is a narrative series of pages, not building instruction.

Making a heavy-duty sunshade (faux bimini for the 13 foot boat

Building a Sprit sailing rig for a small dingy - an inexpensive method.

making a simple oar from a 2x4

Building a Faux Birds Mouth Mast - by Andrew Linn - complete illustrated instructions. (adapted and listed with his permission)

Building a Puddle Duck (PD) Racer an 8 ft scow type boat.

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Series of pages on building a small flat bottomed, almost double ended plywood boat from 2 sheets of plywood. Construction details.

the DH Boat with diagrams.

the DH Boat page 1 with hull photos.

the DH Boat page 2 with hull detail photos.

the DH Boat page 3 with leeboard pictures.

the DH Boat page 4 with rudder pictures

the DH Boat page 5 with oar pictures

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Painted Oar also measures depth.

model of a rowed fishing boat from Nazare, Portugal acquired in 1955

making a simple oar from a 2x4

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the skiff Molly

the skiff Molly Launching and sailing

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Saboteer dingy full-sized build - 2016 August

Saboteer dingy Model A model build before full size build - 2016 June

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Farley Boat Building - Port Aransas, Texas Index page

Saturday Night Special (SNS) a John Welsford design build at Farley Boatworks in Port Aransas, Texas - in 2016

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The Port Aransas build of a Gulf Scow Schooner


Historical S. Texas boat types from Howard I. Chapelle

Port Isabel Scow Sloop

the Gulf Schooner - scow hull. - The freighter of its age.

the Garvey yacht -


Plans

Wooden Boat definition and technical aspects on building one with comments on finishing and wood maintenance - good stuff -

updated 31 Sept. 2012 - - recent update 16 June 2013 - 3 Nov. 2015 - 29 April 2016 - 28 June 2016 - 29 July 2016 - 31 August 2016 - 21 October 2016 - 6 November 2016 - 18 January 2017


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