The Building of an Opti


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Pirogue

This boat was constructed from plywood and finished with Exterior Latex paint  It started out as a Pirogue and when the sailing equipment was added became what is called a Duck Punt.

Restoring an Albacore



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Cedar / Pine Plankstrip Sea Kayak

The things you can do with construction waste...  This 18' round chine wood / epoxy / fiberglass boat lived its first life as posts and beams supporting a porch roof and some large shipping pallets.  Another Nick Schade design built by Rick Meyer. 

Door Skin Sea Kayak

17', 3mm Luan Plywood / Epoxy glass kayak built to Nick Schade's Stitch and Glue Guillemot offsets

Retired Optimist Sailboat Turned Entertainment Center

This retired old pram was decidedly beyond repair.  The owner, being a sailor and enjoying a nautical decor in his home, asked what we could do to turn it into a simple entertainment center.  This is what we came up with.