The mini skiff was a custom design request for a hull larger than a canoe but not as large as a full skiff. the intent was a car-toppable boat that was stable, had large capacity, easy to build and easy to customize.. Build a simple wooden boat plans. these plans are called the "anyone’s boat", because as they claim, anyone can build it. you can power it with oars or outboard.. Bullet plans & patterns plus one extra set: order this if you want an extra set of plans & patterns included (only 1/2 price for the extra set).