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David W Pratt
05-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Warm weather finally got here and I was commenting on it, a woman asked me "are you a sailor?"
I said, "right now I'm a sander"

Dave Gray
05-13-2014, 10:32 AM
Yesterday I was a rower. The wind kicked up and I wished I had thought to be a sailor.

David W Pratt
05-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Yeah, I think WB should add "maintain" to their list of design build, etc wooden boats

Todd D
05-15-2014, 09:35 AM
So far this season I am a wooden boat planking guy. Plank three (and maybe plank 4) going on today. Hopefully I will have the starboard side finished by the weekend.

David G
05-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Well... yesterday I was a dock walker. That's as close to sailing as I've gotten this year. I have been out on the Willamette and Columbia on one of the power boats a few times. Meantime, I have several personal boats to clean up, repair, complete, or restore.

wizbang 13
05-23-2014, 05:21 PM
Nice thread.
Today, i sand , therefore i am.
Sawzall, planer, wonderbar, discsander, i am...
Ready for three fingers of El Dorado5 year old.

David Geiss
05-23-2014, 05:26 PM
This weekend: batten builder, sail tweaker (reef nettles), varnisher of leeboards and paddles.
Sailor next week!

hanleyclifford
05-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Sanding here, too - fairing the iron keel.

David W Pratt
05-24-2014, 01:36 PM
Today I became a painter

Peter Malcolm Jardine
05-24-2014, 08:18 PM
People walk by me working on my boat..... and say "It must be a labour of love"

My answer: Some days it's just a goddamn labour.