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If your interested in building a small boat, there are lots of easy plans out there. Also, buying a home built boat is a bit more work, but you can get a much better built boat for a lot less money. The home builder dosn't skip near as often as production builders. James Wharram has a lot of designs that can be built in a reasonable amount of time, the designs are pretty strait forward. Working with fiberglass is really similar to working with 20 minute drywall mud. Mix only what you need, work quick, keep it smooth or sand like a mother. You probaly have all the tools needed. Thomas Forth Jones has plans for a 27' trimaran in " Boats To Go, 24 easy to build boats that go fast with low power." Harold Payson has put out a couple of books, the best is " Building the new instant boat " it has a few good designs in it. Wharrams tiki series, and Paysons instant boat series use a stich and glue technique that is really quick. It has been made famous by the six hour canoe. A canoe that can be built and ready to paddle in as little as six hours.
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