"Well, if you are really too scared to break out the saw and do some pretty basic carpentry work, filling the gaps with caulk and paint, then owning a wood boat probably isnt for you. If you really dont want the boat, there is probably somebody that…"
"I can see why a wooden boat owner with little to no knowledge or a place to have one repaired feels...Hey dude nice boat .....Good luck finding a place to get it fixed...
Right about now a lighter with some petrol...and a few friends to join…"
Here's a pic of a Brass Name Plate I used on my stripper canoe, about an 1/8" thick solid brass. It's available from Wooden Boat Store for about $ 25. I took it to the local Mall where engraving was added.…"
The easy way out is a Makita Guide Rail they are on Yahoo, but not cheap.
Or you can just purchase a bar of 1018 Cold Rolled Steel from your local steel supplier. It comes in 11'-13' ft. random length bars (usually…"