My friend Ken and I started the boat two weeks after my son was born at my father in laws place Campbell cove Maritime in Sooke BC. Ken is a metal boat builder, he told me about you. I picked the Mackinaw design because I want a fishing and camping boat. Ken made a cardboard model to work from along with the blue prints.The hull is 1/4", sides are 3/16" and the cabin is 1/8". The boat will be powered by a 300hp Evinrude E tec. I will have the boat Cabin interior foam sprayed soon. After that I will start on the wood work inside.