Everything you need to convert your jon boat is in this jon boat to bass boat book! your savings average about one thousand dollars a day while you convert your boat!. Instead of spending lots of money on a fully-assembled boat, you can make your own by using one of the many pontoon boat kits available. if you are pretty handy, then. An upcoming boat restoration / customization project. in this intro video we take a "before" look at an older 14ft starcraft aluminum v-hull fishing boat.