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A simple boat at its best for fishing along streams, a bayou, or a lake Mr. JOHN is the type of boat known by various names such as john, jon, or joe boat; punt, garvey, scow, or bateau A simple boat at its best for fishing along streams, a bayou, or a lake.
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The jon boat is one of the most versatile and popular small boat designs in use, widely used by recreational and commercial boaters alike. The question is, given your specific needs, which hull shape is best? Flat bottomed, v-shaped, or modified v?
A boat with a flat hull is the ideal design for shallow waterways, as the boat can access areas that a v-hull, or even semi-v-hull boat cannot access. Flat bottom boats are very popular and given their popularity they can be expensive. Therefore if you wish to save money, or you just want to build a flat bottom boat as a DIY project, here is a detailed guide to do that.
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Rainy weather has played havoc with my building schedule. The past couple of weeks I have been glassing and fairing the hull. I used 6oz.
Simon Foord sent us some great comments and photos of his Jon Boat. It's 15' 7" long, floor is 46" wide and sides approx 17" tall. Hello, my name is Joshua White, and with an itch for a project and feeling excited to start fishing again just moved from the desert in southern California to beautiful Washington StateI stumbled upon your page by searching, "build a wooden boat" I was sold.
For various reasons, people buy and DIY construct jon boats. What is a jon boat used for? A jon boat is a flat bottomed boat with benches best suited for calm waters.
Flat bottom boats, which are also referred to as Jon Boats, are among the easiest to construct. While they are generally small, their rectangular-like shape provides much more room than traditional boats. This is why flat bottom boats are perfect for shallow, marshy areas. The draft, which is the amount of boat that actually sits under the water is usually only inches, not feet.