A complete House Boat Plan is the difference between Success or Failure
This is Part-2 of House Boat Plan, go here to start at Part-1.
My late dad and I built a houseboat when I was young, and it was an experience that changed my life forever. It wasn't a "mega yacht" by today's standards, but was built with our own hands and lots of sweat.
An overview of a house boat floor plan
There is Pros & Cons to building your own
, and you have to fully understand all the various decisions and choices to be made such as:
construction materials, propulsion choices, plumbing, electrical, heating, equipment requirements, and Coast Guard requirements to name a few.
As you can see, in order for my Dad and I to build a boat, we had plans
, and made many choices
before starting to build our dream house boat
Speaking of dreams, I just finished reading a great book on a families
houseboat building experiences
, that I really want to share it with you
So Many Decisions & Choices in Building Plans
So many HB models and types, which one is best?
When it comes to building a boat, have you decided which houseboat model you're considering? Do you build a Trailerable, Pontoon, Barge...?
Is there Pros & Cons to building your own houseboat?
Before you start building your own houseboat, it's advisable and a good idea to go to Part-1 page and look at the Pros & Cons of such a project?
So many choices for different construction materials?
Have you considered which material you will use for construction, your choices can be a simple as Aluminum, Fiberglass, Steel, and Wood?
Where does a man start with a project like this?
Since the House Boat Plans section is made up of two parts, to fully understand
what's involved, start at Part-1, or click here for FAQ's.
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