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Homemade boats that’ll rock your world

Published on December 17th, 2018

by Lenny Rudow,
If you’ve ever thought of making a homemade boat, you might be interested to learn that some home-grown creations have resulted in models that get actually get marketed, like the floating tiki bar called the Crusin’ Tiki, and the BBQ Doughnut Boat we featured in Five Bizarre But Totally Awesome Boats.

Boaters are dedicated folks who love trying new things on the water, and many of us enjoy dabbling in creative endeavors. In fact, visit Instructables and you’ll find plans for how to build everything from a strip-planked canoe to a kayak built of plastic water bottles. So since you’re a boater we’re guessing that this thought has surely gone through your mind, even if you haven’t acted on it. Yet.

Just in case the mood ever strikes you, here are 10 cool homemade boat ideas that got our attention: click here.

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