When These Old Friends Get Together, They Do Something Ridiculously Impressive


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When you get together with friends what do you do? Perhaps you play some cards, get drinks, reminisce about funny, fond memories? Well, whatever you do, it's a safe bet that you guys don't get together to build a boat. (Or if you do, more power to you!)

This group of college friends promised each other ten years ago that they would come together every once in a while and build something cool. They've made some smaller items -- a cart, a paddle boat, a trebuchet -- but this time they wanted to build something epic...

They began by cutting out pieces of marine plywood.

They began by cutting out pieces of marine plywood.

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Because this project was going to take some time, they needed a tent in case it rained.

Because this project was going to take some time, they needed a tent in case it rained.

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Can you tell what this is shaping up to be?

Can you tell what this is shaping up to be?

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They set up the keep on a system of lines to hold it up straight and began attaching the plywood sides.

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