Any One Can Provide All The Tools Needed To Build a Boat

Discussion in 'Wooden Boat Building and Restoration' started by isslam akkilah, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. hoytedow
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    hoytedow Helmsman

    Start with a dinghy.
     
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  2. Rumars
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    Rumars Senior Member

    That is a fiberglass boat. Start collecting sanders of different sizes.
     
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  3. Will Gilmore
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    Will Gilmore Senior Member

    Jig making is an art form in itself. It involves design and engineering as well as an eye for positive and negative space.

    A jig is a form or mold or guide or pattern that allows you to accurately cut a part, follow a shape or hold pieces together for joining. Good jig makers are draftsman, engineers and craftsmen all in one.
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    -Will (Dragonfly)
     
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  4. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    Before you build a boat. You must decide where it will be used.

    Many boats can be built with a jigsaw and little else, but I use an expensive sander almost daily on my build. I built a canoe 20 years ago and used a belt sander.
     
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