DIY Outboard Engine Stand

The Sailboat we got had a small(ish) outboard engine with it.  It’s a 10hp engine so it isn’t going to win any races but it will certainly move the boat around for some fishing adventures.  I might be be a bit negative but everything we get used lately doesn’t work and needs some TLC before…

12ft Skiff Build – Part #5

After some downtime of bouncing across other projects, I decided it was time to work on the skiff again.  When I put the runners on the screws I had were too long.  So the first thing I needed to do was cut them all flush with the angle grinder.  Once that was done I finished…

12ft Skiff Build – Day #2

So it turns out that my fiberglass skills need a little work.  Obviously this is a learning process but I was so confident with what I did last night I was pretty bummed to find out it didn’t work all that well.  However, I did learn a few things.  For instance I should have done…

Boat Build – Part 2

I have come to the conclusion that the first boat I build is going to be a small skiff.  I don’t want to go overboard with something complex or I may get discouraged and never finish it.  Also I have so many other projects at this moment that I do not want to take on…