Archive for July, 2009

Riddle Boatworks. Cold Mold Your Woody.

It all started as a new bottom on a clients Chris Craft. Now you can have an entire reproduction done with a cold molded bottom. Dang! Click here to read more…. Woohooo, I got a cold molded bottom… Wait,

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Garwood Poster On Ebay. Is Half The Enjoyment Knowing It's Real?

In the never ending quest for art for this hobby, this has popped up. Is it real, an ad that is being claimed as a poster. The only way to tell.. is to buy it. Enjoy. Click here.…

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Live-ish From The McHenry, IL Antique & Classic Boat Show

Thanks to Jim Staib of Fine Wood Boats and his trusty camera we can enjoy the The Blackhawk ACBS… boat show. What makes this show special, is that it almost did not happen. The original location burned down and show

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15 Days til Clayton! But If You Can't Wait…There's The Blackhawk Show, or A Taste of Tahoe… Or…

Ahhhhh, only 15 days left until I am in Woody Boat heaven…Sitting in front of a ton .. tons of classic boats and in a setting that the dream all complete. The anticipation is almost the most fun part. But

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Cole Franchini, Woody Boater Of The Month.

No this not a photo of some 90 year old geezer as a kid. It’s a real kid. Master Cole Franchini, a true WoodyBoater. This is Cole in his 1960 Skeeto made by a company called Moldcraft from Wisconsin. Cole

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Boats At The Barns. Kalamazooooohooo! Classic Cars And Boats In The Same Show.

Thanks to the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club and the Gilmore Car Museum… we can now see very cool classic boats being towed around by very cool classic cars that match up. We see this in small spurts at all

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Live-ish From Essex Connecticut. Woohooo I Spelled Connecticut Right!

Thanks to John and Kim Kadimik we can enjoy this weekends show in Essex Connecticut, OK we can just enjoy the photo’s, not the laughs or food, or smell of fresh air… or better yet, the smell of to rich

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Live…ish From Sandpoint, Idaho – The Land of Huckleberries

Thanks to our Woody Boater reporter Texx we can now enjoy the big show….
Sanpoint, Idaho-July 2009…

The 7th Annual Sandpoint Wooden Boat Show sponsored by the Inland Empire Chapter ACBS was once again a great success. Many thanks to

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Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep...

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Rememebr that little fiberglass Sea Skiff we featured on ebay a while back! There she is at the International Show! new owner and big ACBS President Brian Gagnon knows how to have some fun!

If There Is A Woody Lake In Heaven, This Is It!

What could be better than stunning weather, with a group of pals that all want to do one thing! Go boating. Here is a...

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Our pal and fellow Woody Boater Charles Mistele at the helm of Miss America IX.. Now that is a hat!

Breaking News – Hagerty Names 2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees!

We interrupt part two of the Pacific Northwest ACBS Story for some humbling news. To Quote the news from the Hagerty website, “The Hagerty...

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M-Fine’s M-ighty Fine Penn Yan!

We talked about a bit in previous stories, but today its all about the M -fine Penn Yan. Officially a 1976 Bicentennial Penn...

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Tommy Mertaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund At The Great Lakes Boat Building School.

Late yesterday we received this note from The Great Lakes Boat Building School and E. James Mertaugh family regarding a new scholarship in the...

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