10' long, they emailed, Sleep aboard for a weekend. It should
daysail an adult and two children. Really easy to build in a
garage, and small enough to not need an expensive trailer or
a big car to tow it. Here it is...
Young Navy - Part Three
'As the big strong frigates inspired by Joshua Humphreys were
taking shape, Josiah Fox and William Doughty continued designing
ships'. Paul continues to look at America's early ships.
Jolly Olly - Part One
It's not a lot of plywood, but it is a whole lot of fun. Today
an Aussie tells us how to make a mini pirate ship.
Gavin Atkin designed this canoe a little while ago, but it was
recently rediscovered by a reader. So here it is again for those
who have not seen it or for those who would like to see it again.
Ken has tweaked the Toter-2 design a little and created some
sponsons for it. If you are considering building a Toter-2,
this is a must read article. If not, what a good idea sponsons
are and they work a treat.
for Old Rope
This article tells you how to get someone to give you good money
for old rope. You do have to play with it a bit first.
Another great design by François Vivier. It can be built
in two lengths with several rig options.
Tool Rehabilitation - Part 2
This article is the second part of the series on what to do
with those dead battery drills. Last time we looked at replacing
and repairing battery packs in rechargeable tools.