Announcements
New Discussions
Great Texas 300
by cyberspeed. 06/15/18 11:12 AM
Great Lakes Cat Racing!
by TiberiusGV. 06/12/18 12:49 PM
do you carry one of these?
by Setwill. 06/12/18 04:01 AM
Rudder Slop
by rehmbo. 06/11/18 05:55 AM
Nacra17 rating for upcoming regatta
by rehmbo. 05/28/18 07:45 PM
CAT FIGHT VII
by TiberiusGV. 05/25/18 01:39 PM
Catamaran charter in BVI
by mickaelc. 05/25/18 11:44 AM
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Hop To
Building with Children #286705
04/17/17 02:08 AM
04/17/17 02:08 AM
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,446
Central Coast NSW Australia
phill Offline OP
veteran
phill  Offline OP
veteran
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,446
Central Coast NSW Australia
Many years ago I had some pics on Geocities showing different types of boat building that I'd played around with.
Geocities is long gone but yesterday I stumbled across a replica of what I had and below is a link to
some pics of a build I did with my eldest son when he was just 13yrs old. (17 yrs ago)
This is just some pics I had up on chined construction.

BTW:- We still have the boat stored in my garage hanging from the ceiling.

Chined Construction


Last edited by phill; 04/17/17 02:40 AM.

I know that the voices in my head aint real,
but they have some pretty good ideas.
There is no such thing as a quick fix and I've never had free lunch!

-- Have You Seen This? --
Re: Building with Children [Re: phill] #286788
05/11/17 10:28 AM
05/11/17 10:28 AM
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 109
fl
M
Mn3Again Offline
member
Mn3Again  Offline
member
M
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 109
fl
very cool!

my dad can't even operate a pencil sharpener - let alone build boats


Mn3
Re: Building with Children [Re: Mn3Again] #286793
05/12/17 11:30 AM
05/12/17 11:30 AM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 5,590
Naples, FL
waterbug_wpb Offline
Carpal Tunnel
waterbug_wpb  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 5,590
Naples, FL
nice work. I've had my youngsters help out occasionally with ship models which can be fun. Haven't had time or space to consider larger craft like that but I can see how something like that instills pride...


Jay

Re: Building with Children [Re: waterbug_wpb] #286799
05/13/17 01:38 AM
05/13/17 01:38 AM
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,446
Central Coast NSW Australia
phill Offline OP
veteran
phill  Offline OP
veteran
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,446
Central Coast NSW Australia
Jay,
At the time I wanted to teach my son that taking on a project and finishing it had rewards.
I think he got a lot from that project and loved the boat.

Last edited by phill; 05/13/17 05:07 AM.

I know that the voices in my head aint real,
but they have some pretty good ideas.
There is no such thing as a quick fix and I've never had free lunch!


Moderated by  Damon Linkous 

Search

Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 18 guests, and 194 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Captain_Oblvious, freddie12345, PCSikpper, COOKER, racelis
7794 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
rehmbo 5
JeffS 2
tback 2
Forum Statistics
Forums26
Topics22,304
Posts266,584
Members7,794
Most Online554
May 12th, 2017
--Advertisement--
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1