AF4 Build Part Two


Enter the Boat Barn: Now for assembly: My scarf joint fixture for the oak wales: The oak cockpit coaming was too stiff and thinned so much I was afraid it would break where it is […]

Tom Dually 1.5 and 1.6


Tom Dually 1.5 The longest distance between two points. I can’t blame this one on anybody else.  And, of course it seemed like a reasonable shortcut, at the time.  Here’s the deal.  The whole reason […]

Tom Dually 1.3 and 1.4


Tom Dually 1.3 Sara Ann Dippidy. I was just leaving the transfer station.  Somehow, I managed to discard 680 pounds of that Trex decking that had been holding Tom closer to the road than he might otherwise […]

Interview with Perttu Korhonen


When did you become a boat designer and what was your first real design? I think it was when I made Ocean Explorer in Year 2010. I had built a Michael Storer´s Ozracer and Ocean […]

Fixing with Foam


The old Cruising Javelin’s minimalist wood needed some refinishing and as usual what would have been a simple job turned into a can of worms, luckily a small one. The two piece thwart that supports […]

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