Jon boat, kit / cnc files

Discussion in 'Metal Boat Building' started by cisco, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. cisco
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    cisco New Member

    Does anyone know of a welded aluminum jon boat kit, or plans with cnc cut files?

    Thanks,

    Cisco
     
  2. cdhc10
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    cdhc10 Junior Member

    I too would be interested in this
     
  3. duluthboats
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    duluthboats Senior Dreamer

    Some of the Garvey designs would be easy enough to do plate development for. You would still have to do the scantlings and interior structure.
    Gary :D
     
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  5. kiwihere2
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    kiwihere2 Junior Member

    cnc kits

    hi guys i got 2 kitset aluminium boats (12 ft runabouts. 1/8 thick) cut in seattle by alaska copper and brass, i paid a royalty to the designer in nz. after all costing and stuff was done, the designer forwarded the cutting files to acb, and they cnc router cut them. i will put them together second week of may when im bac at my shop. i can supply a kit aswell. kiwi
     
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  6. captsomer
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    captsomer Junior Member

    Try these guys:
    www.metalboatkits.com/16_foot_skiff/16footskiff.htm

    Its more of a skiff design than a jon boat but it might work for ya. They sell a 12' and a 16' version.

    The only thing I don't like about it is that it calls for the use of oversize sheets of Al. (I think 5' X 20') I know that it makes for less welding and a fairer build, but I have a TON of 4' X 8' sheet laying around.

    Its a good looking boat though...
     

  7. alidesigner
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    alidesigner Senior Member

    We have a dinghy kit and a punt kit that could be customised to your needs.

    www.cncmarine.com.au
     
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