A 12 ft skiff A 12' two sheet skiff Yet another way of chopping up two sheets of plywood, to come up with a very easy-to-build, yet good looking and versatile 12 ft skiff. The design and building method is basically the same. The boat sides are cut with straight cut edges, no lofting is needed.
Here she is with her first sail rig. Steve Batesof Australia, did a bang-up job on his mini-sharpie - then turned her into a double ender and had a ship wreck!
She finally launched June 27, The little oar lock "out rigger" - just pieces of 1x6 really - made rowing her very easy. I was even able to use full sized - 6 ft - oars with no problem.
Trim was good and I in fact had two little girls aboard at one point making the total lbs. Freeboard was questionable though. Here's the plywood layout for stitch and glue or PL Masonry and mesh tape.
And here's the frame gusset. This is a layout for chine log build. The frame need to be narrower to allow for the external chine log. See a family building one with this method here. Here are the 3 views. And a lug sail rig for her. The curve at the bottom of the side is very simple to lay out.
Three nails are placed and a wooden batten or, in this case, a length of PVC pipe is used to create the curve. I'm using a sewing tool here. A fabric marking tool is like a toothed pizza cutter.
I tape the full sized gusset pattern to the wood and then roll along the lines. After cutting with the circulare saw, the first side is used as a pattern for the second.
The gussets are sandwiched between the bottom and side frame pieces. I wanted to try a dry run of stitching her together to see how much harder it is once the rails are attached. The cable ties really do make it very easy.
And the bottom actually fits! That's a good thing. It's very easy to prop it up to match the rocker of the sides.
I popped the frame out while disassembling her to install the rails and she popped into the "flying triangle" configuration. When you rabbet to make rails extend 8 ft long sides - the rails need to be longer than 8 ft! Here she is weighted and propped and ready for PL fillets all around the inside corners.
I used double cable ties on the bow in Bill Young's quick rivet configuration he uses on his quick lap canoe. I gives more room on the cable ties when pulling the sides together, but more importantly leaves the ends of the plywood visible.
I thought I might want to work on that part of the joint while the fillets were cureing. I was patient and waited 48 hours like Mike Goodwin recomended. The fillets seem quite strong. I flip her over and put a flush trim bit in my small router laminate trimmer Trimmers take a rather large "kerf" compared to saws but they work very fast.
You do need to use a light tough with that bearing though, or you'll get a burn line in places like I did. You can also use some calapirs like this or a plywood "finger guage" to mark how far in the sides come.
Then cut it with your circular saw.
See mine in that background. I set the blade to 22 degrees and set it shallow to minimize the chance I'd saw into my boat. Here she is all planed off flush and sanded some. After I weighed her at 24 lbs, I decided I could carry her into the house to let my family get a good look at her.
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Even one sheet boats look pretty big indoors. This one is a good candidate for the "Stealth Shelf Skiff" article I'm writing. The premise being a guy convinces his wife he's making one of those skiff shaped bookshelves so he can organize all those boat books he has strewn all over the house.
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