Free plans for making a handy dinghy trestle

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Dinghy trestle built to Steve Blackman’s instructions

The Home Built Boat Regatta group includes some pretty handy folks, among them Steve Blackman, who enjoys refurbishing old plywood dinghies. Just now I gather he’s working on a Heron that I gather may be ready for the Lechlade Raid and the Beale Park Thames Boat Show.

A few days ago his instructions for building a trestle appeared online on the HBBR website, and I thought they were so useful I should share them. Trestles like this are useful in boat parks, when painting and also when building in stitch and glue, or traditional American flat-bottomed skiff style.

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