Help files and tutorials:
Help files and tutorials are available here at BoatPlans-Online.com and
at some other webs istes, see the links below.
Free plans specific help files:
Better free plans
Receive your free plans and print them.
Use the free plans:
how to read and transfer dimensions.
where to find them and what to use if you can't find the
Build a better boat:
you can use better materials that were not availbale
when the free plans were drafted. We explain why and how.
We also explain how to resize a boat and make changes to the design.
Free plans or stock plans?
What is the difference between modern plans
sold for a fee and the free plans.
considerations: can you
register a boat built from the free plans? Is it legal? How about safety?
is a technical support web site for our stock plans but
access is free. There are hundreds of pages of help with pictures.
See the tutorials
and HowTo files:
many of the techniques
used can be applied to the free plans.
is a web site where you can not only buy supplies
but find a long list of help files, online tutorials and even short movies
showing how to use materials. From cutting plywood to painting your boat,
it's all there. And if you purchase materials from BoatbuilderCentral, you
can access their technical support forum
The two sites above link to a very active boat builder's forum, the largest
one on the Internet. There is also a gallery with more than 30,000 pictures
of amateur boat building.