Building a pontoon houseboat

by Joe & Betty
(Austin)

Need advice/suggestions on building a pontoon houseboat. The pontoons are 12'X32' and was used as a work boat at a marina. It is just the toons/logs and deck.

We have a 8'X28' regular pontoon we plan the use some parts off of. Need information on light weight walls, etc., anything solid and strong but light weight. Please have a great day!

Thank you! God Bless, Joe & Betty, Austin



Reply - Answer
Well Joe & Betty, congratulations on your decision to build a pontoon houseboat.

It appears that it will work out great that you have a "second spare boat" to salvage some parts off. It will many thing much cheaper.

You may be interested in reading the following articles on lightweight composite walls to help in building the exterior.

Composite Exterior Panels for Houseboat Building.

Simple Houseboat Building Materials and Ideas.


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