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Building "Little Joe" or "Calico Hunter" from my plans requires previous knowledge of "Stitch and tape" type construction as the seams are held together with fiberglass tape filled with Epoxy. If you are not familiar with this type of construction, contact me and I will direct you to the appropriate materials before you start your project.
|Limited time special! Plans for "Little Joe" and "Calico Hunter" are now
available fully detailed on four 17" X 22" blueprints with complete
instructions. The picture on the left comes from the blueprints of the light
weight version of "Little Joe". "Joe" is made with 2 sheets of plywood and a
couple of wide boards for the seats. Little Joe will weigh just about 60 pounds
or less and is 7' 9" X 4' 2". Little Joe is not your standard Sabot or Peanut
Pram although at first glance it may appear so. I have designed this one more
for a small engine than some of the more traditional old "peanut" prams. I have
taken out some of the rocker (important for sailing and rowing, not so
important for motoring) and made Joe higher, wider, stabler, able to hold heavy
loads, and drier when towing too. (if you knew the "real" Joe you would
For a limited time these plans are available for $25.00
Click here for the secure order form
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