Detailed Plans for Flat-Bottom Boat?

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by Phil Patterson, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. Phil Patterson
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    I have never built a boat before and I want to make a basic one-person flat-bottom wooden jon boat for fishing on calm lake and river waters this summer. Since this is my first boat, I want to be really careful and make sure I do it right.

    I have found various instructions online, but I can't seem to find anything that lists what materials I need, and the specific process I'll have to follow in any really detailed way.

    Could someone point me to some detailed instructions with a required materials list for a beginner boat-builder's flat-bottom boat?
     
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  3. Phil Patterson
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    Thank you, that's a good set of plans. I feel like a project like that is beyond my poor wood-working skills. I am looking for something very simple. Otherwise it would be great if it were a flat-bottom boat.
     
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  5. TANSL
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    @Phil Patterson , I have deleted the file from my previous post because I do not want to give it too much publicity but, if you define something better what you need, maybe I could generate the information of your boat with a level of detail similar to the one shown.
    We can exchange information through personal messages.
     
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    Where are you located?
     
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  7. Phil Patterson
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    I live in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Why do you ask?
     
  8. Phil Patterson
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    I wouldn't mind doing that, but I have looked through your profile page, and I cannot seem to find any way to start a PM conversation. I did find my inbox page. Maybe it would be easiest to PM me yourself, and I can fill you in. I don't really have much requirements though. Something like this boat would be fine.
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    This is the boat made in this YouTube video, and has detailed instructions, but, frustratingly, they don't provide a list of materials.
    Just to be clear, the instructions don't have to come in the form of a video. A series of drawings like something that would come with "build-it-yourself" furniture would be great too.
     
  9. TANSL
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    You do not have the right to start conversations through PM, probably, because you have joined this forum very recently. If you want, you can use my email: 657677483@orange.es
    What you are looking for seems very simple and I believe that I will be able to create the drawings that you need. Send me as much information as possible about your boat.
     
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  10. Phil Patterson
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    Alright, I sent you an email. Let me know what you think.
     
  11. gonzo
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    I am in Milwaukee. Unfortunately, a bit far to give you a hand.
     
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  12. Phil Patterson
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    Hehe, that's alright. Thanks anyway.
     
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