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Doug’s Hunky Dory 23′ boat

On September 13, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Workboats, by Doug
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    I live in Kotzebue, Alaska, which is located 30 miles north of the Arctic circle.  I  have turned the upstairs of my house into a wood-working shop and some years will build a build boat up there, which is what I decided to do again this past winter. After looking at all of […]

Walter’s Malahini Build

On September 4, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by WalterH
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Frames I spent the month of July making the frames for my Malahini and took August off. September is off to a good start with building the form and hanging the frames.  I raised the height of the building form to “bucket height” so I can fair the sheer without getting on my knees.  I […]

Outboard Comparison

On June 14, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by WalterH
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I’m wrapping up the research stage prior to beginning my Malahini build.  My concerns included the size and make of the outboard motor I’ll use, some motor installation issues, and some other design questions.  So I went to the Houston Boat show to get some information. Outboard decision I compared the size, weight, horsepower, and cost […]

Tunnel King

On February 24, 2017, in Outboard Powered, by KirksRestoration
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I am just finishing the 7 month build of a Tunnel King. I have added a few things just to enhance the COOL factor!   ” order_by=”alttext” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  Related Images:

Bill and Linda’s Glen-L Squirt, Part 2

On June 3, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by BillW2
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When we wrote part 1 about our Glen-L Squirt, we didn’t know there would be a part 2. But here is a follow-up to the December 2015 piece about our Glen-L Squirt. This time we have a performance report and some in-the-water pictures. In keeping with the 1950’s classic boat theme, we really needed a picture […]

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