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Build from Scratch - Aluminum Framing Kit

Easy D-I-Y Aluminum Framing Kits for your Boat Build - Gen X Aluminum Framing Kit

All the necessary aluminum angles, tubes, and rivets to build a solid, seamless, and lightweight foundation on your Jon Boat & V-Hull build.

Comes in one easy package to begin your boat build project, and will save you money and time in comparison to searching around at the hardware store.

Gen-X KIT SIZES for Estimated Boat Length

  • Deck Extensions/Customization= Starter Kit
  • 12-14ft Boats with Simple Design= Starter XL Kit
  • 14-16ft¬†Boats with an Advanced Design = Pro Kit
  • 14-16ft¬† boats/ boats requiring Dry Storage = Premium Kit

For advanced boat builds, we highly recommend "Nate's Dry Hatches"

*Pro & Premium Kit Include FREE Shipping*

Starter 6 1.5 Angle 10
6 1.25 Tube 2
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/8 Rivet 100
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/8 Countersink 200
SAVE $60+ compared to Home Depot
Starter XL 6 1.5 Angle 15
6 1.25 Tube 2
Standard Rivets 200
Countersink 400
Pro 6 1.5 Angle 20
6 1.25 Tube 5
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/8 Rivet 200
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/9 Countersink 600
SAVE $100+ compared to Home Depot
Premium 6 1.5 Angle 30
6 1.25 Tube 6
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/8 Rivet 300
1 3/16 x 1/4-3/9 Countersink 1000
SAVE $160+ compared to Home Depot


All Gen X Framing Kits Built & Made by Nate's Custom Boats in USA

*For questions, you may contact our TBN Tech Line at ‪(309) 323-8994‬

Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Frederick West
I think it is a very nice kit to get started with

The framing kit is all their I can't wait to get started

justin vershay

Great kit for starting out. Recommend to anyone wanting to start their build

Brock Lewis

Build from Scratch - Aluminum Framing Kit

Scott Daniel Ehly
Great stuff

It's going on very good it's some of the best stuff I could have got I'm going to need some more but it's a little bit short thank you for all that you do

kyle oneill
So far so good.

All adds said free walk through video, and wanted to charge me 45. I skipped it and winged it after watching all the utube. Seems to be going well enough