Building 8 Ft Jon Boat
65 new and used 8 foot jon boat boats for sale at smartmarineguide.com. Up for auction is this 16 ft aluminum flat bottom jon boat with a great running 9.8 mercury 2 stroke short shaft motor, and boat trailer! the boat has been painted with a camo pattern, and has a new plywood floor with built in storage compartments within the raised decks.. These plans are to build a flat bottom fishing jon boat. fisherman who like to work the shallow backwaters and weed patches on lakes and rivers will find this flat-bottom scow-type boat an ideal craft. although the boat is only 12 ft. long, its wide, flat bottom provides more usable space than most round or v-bottom boats of similar size. low-cost, readily available materials are used.
This shows how we constructed a little 8 foot fishing boat. take some wood, lots of glue and some screws and voila, a boat is born. i did sort of a detailed. 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. (click here for simon's comments and building photos). Step by step instructions on how to build a wooden boat for fishing this video shows you how we built ours and it floats very well. the basic flat-bottomed boat is great for farm ponds, creeks and streams..