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CJ
10-05-2005, 09:38 AM
A follow up to a previous posting where I asked for painting advice. My first boat building project is finally done and actually came out better than I anticipated (took longer too). But, happy with the paint job thanks to forumites.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid189/pf2736ab97512895c5ae8eda77bc754e8/f2024d6e.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid189/pa671e2b4fa6925bf2007f0c0deac83f7/f2024d12.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid189/pa49e1e1fa2dffa3b674b35ce183d6f30/f2024cc2.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid189/p2d245f42bc5dfbaae9508a691921f8f0/f2024cb2.jpg

Next project - Penobscot 14. Probably many more questions to be posted with that one.

CJ

pipefitter
10-05-2005, 09:40 AM
Nice job. Have you used the boat yet? If so,how is it?

JimD
10-05-2005, 09:55 AM
Looks great! :cool: But I forget what it is :confused:

Bruce Hooke
10-05-2005, 10:03 AM
Nice job!

CJ
10-05-2005, 10:04 AM
The boat is a 16' LYS (Lumber Yard Skiff). Plans from Old Wharf Dory in Wellfleet, MA. I haven't launched it as a friend of mine liked it so much, he wanted to buy it from me before it was done. So I just delivered it to him way up in almost-nowhere, Maine. Looking forward to fishing out of it with him in the spring. He's out of town, but I figured I'd give him the pleasure of christening.

Stephen Hutchins
10-05-2005, 10:09 AM
Well done, CJ.

brad9798
10-05-2005, 10:25 AM
NICE!!!

:cool:

Gary E
10-05-2005, 10:31 AM
Looks nice...

I spose he plans on standing a lot?

Or maybe the beer cooler doubles for a seat??

nedL
10-05-2005, 11:09 AM
Real nice job! smile.gif

dmede
10-05-2005, 11:26 AM
wow, can't be easy to sell your first boat. great job.

Graham Knight
10-05-2005, 12:45 PM
That looks much better than in your earlier posts, how many coats did it take to cover the white primer?
I do like that dark blue (Oxford Blue?), I got a very good deal on a quantity of Toplac Oxford Blue earlier this year when I repainted my father-in-law's 23' cabin cruiser, I've since painted a 1950s Thames Runabout that I restored using the leftovers ,and still have enough to paint my new Acorn Skiff the same blue too, and a couple of models!