Boat Building – Is it Easy to Build a Boat?
Blog / 09/01/2012

Boat Building – Is it Easy to Build a Boat?   Many want to know how hard building a boat is. Well truth of the matter it is can be simple or it could be quite hard. It just matters on what type of boat you want to build. When it comes to the designs and boat building, they can be quite simple or hard. There are a few things that could make your boat design difficult. If you are new to making boats and all that, when you first begin reading a boat plan you might be a little lost. You might even think that boat building isn’t easy. This is because they use shorthand and you will still be getting used to all the terms. However, it gets easier as you go. Knowing what materials to use could make boat building seem tough. There are many choices and when you choose one material there might be all sorts of things that could fall in that category to use. You just have to know your stuff, but there are plenty of resources out there that can guide you. The bigger the boat, the harder it will be. That is…

Boat Plans – Boat Building Kits for Amateur Boat Builder
Blog / 08/28/2012

Boat Plans – Boat Building Kits for Amateur Boat Builder   Without doubt, there are established boat plans for experienced builders and design architects to follow. Mainly these take account of the dimensions; while keeping a close eye on safety features. And in this regard, they are naturally in high esteem. However, there are kits and boat building guides for amateurs to follow, which perhaps are more exciting…. Whether you’re only now starting out with boat plans and aim to begin a project, or you are in the latter stages and have a design in mind and are merely waiting for the right tools and materials to get going, you can benefit greatly with advanced boat building software, to take your project all the way to the water, as it were. While many argue that building your own boat is cheaper in the long run, the biggest asset perhaps comes from the freedom to express yourself, as you create from unique boat plans. This is why it’s essential to do the good ground work first, so you have a better idea of what your boat will be like when it’s finished. Certainly, there is a thriving community of amateur boat…

How to Build a Boat
Blog / 08/24/2012

How to Build a Boat   If you’ve decided you want to build a boat, and may have plans in mind for the perfect kind, to go on the water; then you’re very much in luck, as newly advanced software allows you do just that. Of course, there are many questions you will need to ask yourself first, to ensure your plans and the finished product will be one and the same. And this primarily comes down to knowing the exact function of your boat. Certainly, the plans will differ for a pleasure craft and a fishing vessel. So first, perhaps, get a good image in your mind of what you wish to do – before you set out to build a boat. This is very important. Next, you’ll need the right tools and materials to see your project through; and this is where 3d imaging and structural software can greatly benefit you, as you begin to piece your special boat together from scratch. It is possible to add exact materials to the craft, and then by using specialized tools and graphics – manipulate the image of the vessel, from all sides, so that you have a clear picture in…

3D Boat Design Software
Blog / 08/18/2012

3D Boat Design Software   Boat designing can be fun. For some though, it can be quite a challenge. Why is this? In order to get a feel of how things will really look you need to see it from all angles. As you do this, you will see things in a new light. However, some people can’t grasp how to design a boat in a 3D style. They might be able to do just a mock plan, but don’t know how to make it look 3D. If this sounds like you, there are ways to make this work for you. One such way to get a 3D drawing is to get boat design software. Depending on which software you go with will depend on how much money you are willing to spend. There are some that cost a pretty penny. What you get in return for the amount of money you spend though are really great and will help you to build the boat that you desire to build. Other types of boat design software give you what you need, but without all the bells and whistles. They get the job done. That’s about all. You’ll see what we…

Boat Design and Building Plans Online
Blog / 08/17/2012

Boat Design and Building Plans Online   If you are thinking of building a boat and you have a specific style in mind, what are the next steps? If that is the case then you might need a plan on how you want to design your boat. You might wonder where you begin to even find something of that nature. Well, rest assured. We have one option that you might or might not have thought of when you are thinking about boat design. If you don’t know how to do a design by hand, you might need a little help. If this is what you were thinking as you began looking at how you would like to design a boat or anything else for that matter, relax for there are things online that can help you. You can find programs online that can help you create a boat design and generate plans and specifications. All you have to do is plug in what you want and the online software will do all the measurements for you. It’s really nice to have the ability to make the boat design in your thoughts come to life on your PC screen. If you…

Drafting Wooden Boat Plans
Blog / 08/16/2012

Drafting Wooden Boat Plans   If you are into boats, you might be happy to know that boat planning isn’t all that hard to do when you are talking about a wooden boat. Here we will help you understand how to draft a wooden boat. You might not know the first thing about boat plans, but we’re here to help you. The main things you will need when you do the drafting are: pencils, eraser, cartridge paper, a straight edge, ruler, and a T-square. While you may thing that these aren’t many items at all, that’s because it’s not all that much. The whole purpose of a draft is just to get an outlined sketch of what the boat will look like. Many will tell you that when you draft wooden boat plans, you start with a simple sketch. They call this a profile. From there, that is when you add the detail. The detail includes the length that you want the boat. From there, you start with what the top of the boat or otherwise known as the overhead of the boat will look like. Again, this doesn’t have to be perfect; this is just a rough draft. Using…

Boat Design and Building Plans Online
Blog / 07/16/2012

Boat Design and Building Plans Online   With the internet one can do almost anything. This is the proven fact that cannot be denied. You have online programs that give you an opportunity to rework or leave suggestions for a better program. In this line the boat designing programs are also added. You need to check online and come up with the best boat design plan that suits your plan, choose it, follow the step by step instructions and build the boat that you so wanted. But what happens if after building the boat you realize that there has been a mistake somewhere, your boat is not perfectly balanced, it tends to sink when put in the water. If this is the case, first you need to check your building plan once again going step by step, to see if you have left out any instruction. When finally you find that you have not and still the finished boat has an error in perfection, then you need to make changes to the online manual so that it would benefit other visitors to the site. You make the necessary changes online and hope that other users could benefit from it. But…

A Great Boat Plan Helps Build The Perfect Boat
Blog / 07/12/2012

A Great Boat Plan Helps Build The Perfect Boat Whether you dream of spending time fly-fishing, snorkeling or just rekindling your passion for nature, a 12′ Garvey Flex boat offers you a great opportunity to experience the beauty of the great outdoors with family and friends. This boat is very easy to build. You can ask your family to take it up as a project and work on it together. Boat building is a great way to develop long lasting relationships and of course to share beautiful moments together. Your will learn from one and someone will learn something from you. This boat is very light that you can even load it on top of your car and carry it where ever you go. Sometimes it fits perfectly well on the back of a truck. It is very easy to handle on water and it’s perfect as it is compact and can be carried for a weekend break. You need the passions and yes brains as well to work on this and if as a family you work on it, you will have lots of fun and will enjoy every second of the boat building. When it comes to the…