She's just like new again

The deck, created by Holmstrom, is beautiful

and sturdy enough for people to stand on.

TIMES photos by DOLORES CULLEN

By DOLORES CULLEN

This 1956 Century Resorter ski boat hasn’t been in the water since the 1980s but it’s almost ready, says owner Denny Holmstrom of Storm Lake.

The wooden, 18-foot-long boat gleams in Holmstrom’s driveway. Its varnished African mahogany exterior reminds one of fine furniture. The interior reminds Holmstrom of a 1955 Ford convertible.

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