Some piners punts were carvel built, so Miss Doherty is made from Plywood planks joined using the stitch and glue method. In 1975 we moved to The West Coast and became fascinated by the Piners Punts. Sometimes we visited a Mrs Doherty at Strahan. It was only later that we realized the significance of her name in relation to punt building at Strahan. At Strahan I also purchased a few pieces of Huon Pine at the sawmill and some of this is incorporated in “”Miss Doherty’s gunwale.