Build Your Own Boat

Build your own boat. Building your own boat isn’t so difficult. It can be a lot of work, but it is so satisfying to to take your own home built boat out on the water.

Step One: Buy Renn Tolman’s Book:
Tolman Alaskan Skiffs
Building Plans for Three Ply/epoxy Skiffs

Step Two: Read it over and over.

Step Three: Buy materials, and gather tools.

Step Four: Build sawhorses.

Step Five: Get started by building the transom. This will give you a good idea of the scale of the boat.

Step Six: Keep going until you have it on the water.

Having issues? Having Questions? Go to Tolman Skiff Building Forum and ask away.

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