Cut off the rounded ends of all tongue depressors then start to construct the bottom of the model boat. Lay out two tongue depressors parallel to each another and start gluing more tongue depressors onto the two, placing the additional tongue depressors side by side, so that the ends are glued to the first tongue depressors, thus creating a sheet like pattern. Let this dry for a few hours. Using a pencil, sketch on the newly created bottom of the boat and draw out a bullet shape to create the nose of the boat. Cut the outlined shape with wood shears and this requires caution and may also require additional gluing, as it may cause the boat bottom to come apart as you attempt to cut out the shape. Also cut the curved ends off of six tongue depressors, and glue them between two tongue depressors, to create a sheet-like form. This will be used as support for three more sheets like the one that was used to create the bottom of the boat. Soak four full-length tongue depressors in water, while checking them every couple of hours; this is to get the tongue depressors pliable to form them into the shape of the curve on the bottom of the boat. Once the tongue depressors are easily formed, curve them into shape and remove them from the water so that they dry into that shape. Two tongue depressors must follow the curve of each side of the boat bottom. Then glue two dried, curved pieces into two of the small tongue depressor cuts, and ensure the cuts are one to two inches from the ends of the tongue depressors. Do this again with the two remaining curved pieces and two more of the small cuts. After this you will have formed the two sides of the boat so glue the sides to the bottom of the boat. Construct a back to the boat that fits into the existing open area then glue the two tongue depressors while measuring the length of the open area to the two remaining smaller pieces that were cut out in the third step. Glue the formed back piece into place and let the model boat dry before you paint it.