A Modest Proposal – Part 4.1


Dan’s plan “We, all of us, put to sea in boats for slightly differing reasons. Me? I delight in watching the curl of a bow wave. I can do it for hours.” Part 1.1 and Part […]

The Duck Pond, 23 March 2017


Some of what has happened in “the duck pond” this week: Crow CROW, a 16′ pram bow, shoal draft beach cruiser…hull glassed and painted. Roy Schreyer from Facebook Lawrence Academy Kayak Build: Day 8 Decks glass […]



The lofting board, the table of offsets, water lines, cross sections, buttocks lines, expanding the transom, bearding lines – it is so cool a process. But before I go further, I’m an amateur builder of […]

Boston Fireworks


This is really part two to my first ever Duckworks article, back in 2012. Every year, after 2011, we have had a church commitment to attend on the 4th of July. A change of plans […]

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