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A forum to discuss all things related to Kudzu Craft skin on frame boats. Sub-forums include Kudzu Craft Launches and Kudzu Craft Announcements. Hosted with the permission of, and participation by Kudzu Craft.

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"Buy" and "Sell" boat related items here. Posts expire after 30 days, but you can repost your items. All sales are between the private parties so work out your own contact details!

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Shop Built Tools and Jigs

While you can buy nearly any jig or tool you want, limited funds keep most of us from doing so. This forum showcases tools and jigs built by woodworkers which often perform better at a fraction of the cost.

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