Jet Jon Build

TinBoats has some seriously talented forum members who do wonders on their boats. TinBoats member SC Designs did a Jet Jon build out of a 16/48 Track with a 145 HP jet ski motor. Insane? YES!  Awesome? YES! Never heard of the concept of the “Jet Jon”? Basically what you do is you take a tin boat and you marry it to a jet ski motor. Crazy right?  I love this… ...Read More

Jon Boat to Catfish Rig

Big Cat River Fishing’s project is complete! He called it the Jon Boat to Catfish Rig. Check out this video of the completed project and the maiden voyage. Nice job man, great project! YouTube Channel: Big Cat River Fishing… ...Read More

Jon Boat to Bass Boat

Awesome video from youtuber FIREANT FISHING showing his completed project taking his boat from a Jon boat to a bass boat. This is worth the 8 minute watch if you are thinking of doing a project on your boat. All that boat is missing is a TinBoats decal and 36″ ruler for measuring his fish! If he was a member of our forum, I would send them to him. 😉 Check… ...Read More

How to build a Transom

TinBoats member Johnny gives us another article on how to build a Transom. Many people wonder what it takes to rebuild a rotted out Transom, and here is a way to go about it. As always, if you have any questions, feel free to post a question below in the comments or reach out to the members on the forum. Thanks for the article Johnny!   Fabricating a Boat Transom … ...Read More

Painting the Inside of a Boat

Pretty cool video of one person as they paint the inside of a boat. Very cool visual for those of us who learn by seeing. Thanks for posting it on YouTube.  Check out the video and then his channel on YouTube. Subscribe to the channel because there are a bunch more useful videos/tutorials for you to check out. I hope he joins our forum, he would be a fantastic resource.… ...Read More

Cedar Strip Canoe build

I know it’s not a Tin boat, but this is awesome. Building a Cedar Strip Canoe takes some skill for sure. The end result is a bad ass canoe. I would love to have one of these canoes because it reminds me of Northern Maine and the loons on quiet mornings. Take a few minutes to check it out.… ...Read More