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VIDEO: A seed planted

What kid wouldn’t kill to have a miniature version of his dad’s ski boat? So this youngster’s father built one.

Powered by a tiny and buzzy 2-stroke single, the plywood mini-ski shares her christened name, Lewis, with dad’s full-size boat.

An additional foot of waterline length and fuller bow sections would go a long way toward fixing her bow-down running angle, but nothing’s perfect.

Be sure to check out the 8-foot mini-runabout Pee Wee at — a great site for home-build boat plans.