First wooden boat

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On someday one of my son find in web picture of wooden hydro. Asked me to build nice boat to have fun on water. it’s took 1.5 year (constraction is only 6 months due to long winter in Russia).
Materials – birch plywood, makore wood, marine varnish, marine hardware from NY.

-- Classic wooden boats are most beautiful part of world! Maxim, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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#1 posted 02-19-2013 11:40 AM

very cool, well done

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#2 posted 02-19-2013 12:29 PM

The boat looks wonderful. You did a great job in the construction and the finish is really nice. The kids will have a great time in that boat. Thanks for posting.

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#3 posted 02-19-2013 12:34 PM

Real Nice job. Your kids will love it. I had one of those as a kid and I lived to drive that thing.

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#4 posted 02-19-2013 12:39 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. That boat looks great and you did a fine job on it. It’s obvious that the two youngsters love the boat. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 02-19-2013 12:44 PM

Thanks gents for comments! On last summer when I just park car to home and kids ask me to put trailer to hitch and they spend hours on river. I highly recomend to this project if you have teenagers in family. So much fun from few sheets of playwood!

-- Classic wooden boats are most beautiful part of world! Maxim, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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#6 posted 02-19-2013 01:02 PM

I’d like to see it in action. Very cool

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#7 posted 02-19-2013 02:13 PM

nice job

-- Joel

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 02-19-2013 02:58 PM

First of all: WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Very neat little hydro plane!! The boys will love it!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Kaleb the Swede

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#9 posted 02-19-2013 02:58 PM

That looks like fun. Hope they enjoy it. Really nice job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#10 posted 02-19-2013 03:18 PM

Welcome to JL’s. You’ve done a fine job on his little vessel.
I’ve built lots of boats but I think your very first will be faster than any of mine.
You have some lucky kids there.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#11 posted 02-19-2013 03:48 PM

Nicely done and what a grand treat for the kids…..Something they can hopefully pass down to your grandkids.

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#12 posted 02-19-2013 04:07 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!
The Boat is OUTSTANDING!!!!
That is some Great Talent, Nice Work!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#13 posted 02-19-2013 04:17 PM

Great looking boat. Sure beats a store bought one and the kids will treasure it for life and maybe grand kids too.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#14 posted 02-19-2013 04:20 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. You are now a part of the greatest group of global woodworkers ever assembled, at least that is what I think. Your talent and skills are a welcome addition to the group.

You are a great dad and an excellent boat builder.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#15 posted 02-19-2013 04:34 PM

That looks SWEET! We would love to see it in action. VIDEO please!!!! :)

-- Jay -

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