Project Category: Boatbuilding

Piners’ Punt Gordon

Gordon was a donation to the Wooden Boat Guild from Launceston in February, 2010. The measurements are: Length: 15'1" (4.6m) Beam: 4'9" (1.44m). The punt had been in Laurie Harris’ ownership for about 30 years and is believed to have been built in the 1920 or 1930s. Its history is sparse, although it is believed…
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Teepookana is a replica of a traditional Tasmanian Piners' Punt. These punts were used by timber harvesters to carry goods and people up Tasmania's rocky rivers, in search of Huon and King Billy pines. [caption id="attachment_2169" align="alignnone" width="601"] Tee Poo Kana's lines[/caption] The Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. was formed in 1994 with a…
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