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Builder Tutorial by Øyvind Holtan

Check out this build of the SemiDory 11 by Øyvind Holtan, How I Made my Wooden Boat at 72.

This is a detailed process building a Wooden Dinghy using the “Stitch and Glue” method, and “Roll and Tip” paint process. It takes you through the layout, cutting of parts, Stitch and Glue assembly, fiber-glassing, fairing, priming, painting, installing rudder hardware and finally the launch. See more of his videos on our YouTube Channel.


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Boat Builder Central

Boat Builder Central is a leader in the professional and Do-It-Yourself boat building and repair industries. We are a family owned & operated business based in Fort Pierce, Florida, a town with a rich boat building tradition, and have been supplying and assisting builders and boat enthusiasts for over 30 years. In our new 7000 plus square foot facility we have everything you need to maintain, restore, and build your own craft.

The most important asset you’ll find is our team of boat building specialists who are eager to assist you. We support our worldwide customer base by including our knowledge online. In fact, we have built an online library of how-to documents and tutorials to share with our customers. If you need more help, we’re just a phone call or email away.

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