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ROSS.NAT.BRAD
03-29-2001, 10:13 AM
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

ROSS.NAT.BRAD
03-29-2001, 10:13 AM
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

ROSS.NAT.BRAD
03-29-2001, 10:13 AM
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

Art Read
03-29-2001, 10:24 AM
Hey, Welcome to the Forum! Sorry I can't help you with your search... I've been getting ready to ask YOU folks about some bronze fittings I haven't been able to find for my project... There is a fellow from down under in the business who posts here pretty regularly. Here's his e-mail address: mikefield@woodenboatfittings.com
Perhaps he can help?

Art Read
03-29-2001, 10:24 AM
Hey, Welcome to the Forum! Sorry I can't help you with your search... I've been getting ready to ask YOU folks about some bronze fittings I haven't been able to find for my project... There is a fellow from down under in the business who posts here pretty regularly. Here's his e-mail address: mikefield@woodenboatfittings.com
Perhaps he can help?

Art Read
03-29-2001, 10:24 AM
Hey, Welcome to the Forum! Sorry I can't help you with your search... I've been getting ready to ask YOU folks about some bronze fittings I haven't been able to find for my project... There is a fellow from down under in the business who posts here pretty regularly. Here's his e-mail address: mikefield@woodenboatfittings.com
Perhaps he can help?

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:38 AM
http://newfoundmetals.com/

http://www.woodenboatfittings.com/

http://www.duck-trap.com./hardware.html#anchor23572

Bristol Bronze, in Rhode Island, which advertises in WoodenBoat

Good luck.

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:38 AM
http://newfoundmetals.com/

http://www.woodenboatfittings.com/

http://www.duck-trap.com./hardware.html#anchor23572

Bristol Bronze, in Rhode Island, which advertises in WoodenBoat

Good luck.

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:38 AM
http://newfoundmetals.com/

http://www.woodenboatfittings.com/

http://www.duck-trap.com./hardware.html#anchor23572

Bristol Bronze, in Rhode Island, which advertises in WoodenBoat

Good luck.

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:41 AM
Also, Port Townsend Foundry in (of all places) Port Townsend, Washington has some stock items and also does nice custom work at good prices.

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:41 AM
Also, Port Townsend Foundry in (of all places) Port Townsend, Washington has some stock items and also does nice custom work at good prices.

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 10:41 AM
Also, Port Townsend Foundry in (of all places) Port Townsend, Washington has some stock items and also does nice custom work at good prices.

Jonathan Kabak
03-29-2001, 12:40 PM
Lunenberg foundy would probably have all the stuff other then blocks that you are looking for.
Otherwise I think there is a company called traditional marine outfitters also in Nova Scotia that bought out a lot of the stock from an old chandlery in NY that carried stuff like that.

Best of luck
Jonathan

[This message has been edited by Jonathan Kabak (edited 03-29-2001).]

Jonathan Kabak
03-29-2001, 12:40 PM
Lunenberg foundy would probably have all the stuff other then blocks that you are looking for.
Otherwise I think there is a company called traditional marine outfitters also in Nova Scotia that bought out a lot of the stock from an old chandlery in NY that carried stuff like that.

Best of luck
Jonathan

[This message has been edited by Jonathan Kabak (edited 03-29-2001).]

Jonathan Kabak
03-29-2001, 12:40 PM
Lunenberg foundy would probably have all the stuff other then blocks that you are looking for.
Otherwise I think there is a company called traditional marine outfitters also in Nova Scotia that bought out a lot of the stock from an old chandlery in NY that carried stuff like that.

Best of luck
Jonathan

[This message has been edited by Jonathan Kabak (edited 03-29-2001).]

landlocked sailor
03-29-2001, 02:40 PM
A thousand welcomes! Please feel free to hang out here a lot and post every chance you get. Your designs, craftmanship and philosophy are just what the doctor ordered! Rick

landlocked sailor
03-29-2001, 02:40 PM
A thousand welcomes! Please feel free to hang out here a lot and post every chance you get. Your designs, craftmanship and philosophy are just what the doctor ordered! Rick

landlocked sailor
03-29-2001, 02:40 PM
A thousand welcomes! Please feel free to hang out here a lot and post every chance you get. Your designs, craftmanship and philosophy are just what the doctor ordered! Rick

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 03:47 PM
This came up in another post:

www.ClassicMarine.co.uk (http://www.ClassicMarine.co.uk)

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 03:47 PM
This came up in another post:

www.ClassicMarine.co.uk (http://www.ClassicMarine.co.uk)

Scott Rosen
03-29-2001, 03:47 PM
This came up in another post:

www.ClassicMarine.co.uk (http://www.ClassicMarine.co.uk)

Bob Cleek
03-29-2001, 10:08 PM
GOLLL-LY! Imagine, Gannon and Benjamin asking US where to get fittings. I don't know whether to be flattered or depressed. I thought you guys had the inside track on everything! LOL

Hey, I can't imagine you haven't heard of Davey and Co, London, but if not, let's just say, if they don't have it, or can't get it, you'd better fire up the foundry!

BTW, the last time I was out to the island, I saw a bunch of huge old "fisherman" anchors tall as me and then some just laying around in a vacant lot down the road from you guys. I guessed they'd been drug up in the fisherman's nets or some such. I tried to sneak one onto the ferry for my front yard, but couldn't lift it...

[This message has been edited by Bob Cleek (edited 03-29-2001).]

Bob Cleek
03-29-2001, 10:08 PM
GOLLL-LY! Imagine, Gannon and Benjamin asking US where to get fittings. I don't know whether to be flattered or depressed. I thought you guys had the inside track on everything! LOL

Hey, I can't imagine you haven't heard of Davey and Co, London, but if not, let's just say, if they don't have it, or can't get it, you'd better fire up the foundry!

BTW, the last time I was out to the island, I saw a bunch of huge old "fisherman" anchors tall as me and then some just laying around in a vacant lot down the road from you guys. I guessed they'd been drug up in the fisherman's nets or some such. I tried to sneak one onto the ferry for my front yard, but couldn't lift it...

[This message has been edited by Bob Cleek (edited 03-29-2001).]

Bob Cleek
03-29-2001, 10:08 PM
GOLLL-LY! Imagine, Gannon and Benjamin asking US where to get fittings. I don't know whether to be flattered or depressed. I thought you guys had the inside track on everything! LOL

Hey, I can't imagine you haven't heard of Davey and Co, London, but if not, let's just say, if they don't have it, or can't get it, you'd better fire up the foundry!

BTW, the last time I was out to the island, I saw a bunch of huge old "fisherman" anchors tall as me and then some just laying around in a vacant lot down the road from you guys. I guessed they'd been drug up in the fisherman's nets or some such. I tried to sneak one onto the ferry for my front yard, but couldn't lift it...

[This message has been edited by Bob Cleek (edited 03-29-2001).]

Paul Frederiksen
03-29-2001, 10:22 PM
Also check Toplicht in Germany. www.toplicht.de (http://www.toplicht.de) Their catalog is full of "larger boat items" and they specialize in traditional style gear.

And welcome to the snakepit http://media5.hypernet.com/~dick/ubb/smile.gif

Paul Frederiksen
03-29-2001, 10:22 PM
Also check Toplicht in Germany. www.toplicht.de (http://www.toplicht.de) Their catalog is full of "larger boat items" and they specialize in traditional style gear.

And welcome to the snakepit http://media5.hypernet.com/~dick/ubb/smile.gif

Paul Frederiksen
03-29-2001, 10:22 PM
Also check Toplicht in Germany. www.toplicht.de (http://www.toplicht.de) Their catalog is full of "larger boat items" and they specialize in traditional style gear.

And welcome to the snakepit http://media5.hypernet.com/~dick/ubb/smile.gif

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 02:23 PM
There is a chap in Queensland ,Australia who does realy lovely wood shelled blocks in any size.Bronze sheaves, roller bearings,316 pins and a really excellent finish.They're cheap too 'cos the A$ is about 50 cents US today!
conrad.blocks@hypermax.net.au

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 02:23 PM
There is a chap in Queensland ,Australia who does realy lovely wood shelled blocks in any size.Bronze sheaves, roller bearings,316 pins and a really excellent finish.They're cheap too 'cos the A$ is about 50 cents US today!
conrad.blocks@hypermax.net.au

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 02:23 PM
There is a chap in Queensland ,Australia who does realy lovely wood shelled blocks in any size.Bronze sheaves, roller bearings,316 pins and a really excellent finish.They're cheap too 'cos the A$ is about 50 cents US today!
conrad.blocks@hypermax.net.au

Bayboat
03-30-2001, 05:38 PM
Last year I covered a lot of the waterfront looking for wood-shell snatch blocks and found that almost nobody is making them any more. A couple of blockmakers said they would custom make some, but needed a pretty big order. The only outfit I found advertising them was Toplicht, in Germany. They market teak shell/stainless snatch blocks for 150mm and 200mm line. Their catalog has a lot of good stuff. We bought a lot of ash-shell blocks from them for the big schooner we finished recently; they are good quality. www.toplicht.de, (http://www.toplicht.de,) E-mail info@toplicht.de.

[Had a great time a few years ago when a group of us from Wisconsin chartered "When and If" for a week. The Lobdells were super hosts.]
Clint Edwards.

Bayboat
03-30-2001, 05:38 PM
Last year I covered a lot of the waterfront looking for wood-shell snatch blocks and found that almost nobody is making them any more. A couple of blockmakers said they would custom make some, but needed a pretty big order. The only outfit I found advertising them was Toplicht, in Germany. They market teak shell/stainless snatch blocks for 150mm and 200mm line. Their catalog has a lot of good stuff. We bought a lot of ash-shell blocks from them for the big schooner we finished recently; they are good quality. www.toplicht.de, (http://www.toplicht.de,) E-mail info@toplicht.de.

[Had a great time a few years ago when a group of us from Wisconsin chartered "When and If" for a week. The Lobdells were super hosts.]
Clint Edwards.

Bayboat
03-30-2001, 05:38 PM
Last year I covered a lot of the waterfront looking for wood-shell snatch blocks and found that almost nobody is making them any more. A couple of blockmakers said they would custom make some, but needed a pretty big order. The only outfit I found advertising them was Toplicht, in Germany. They market teak shell/stainless snatch blocks for 150mm and 200mm line. Their catalog has a lot of good stuff. We bought a lot of ash-shell blocks from them for the big schooner we finished recently; they are good quality. www.toplicht.de, (http://www.toplicht.de,) E-mail info@toplicht.de.

[Had a great time a few years ago when a group of us from Wisconsin chartered "When and If" for a week. The Lobdells were super hosts.]
Clint Edwards.

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 05:54 PM
Bayboat,check out the Conrad Blocks site,I think you would be pleasantly suprised in all respects.

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 05:54 PM
Bayboat,check out the Conrad Blocks site,I think you would be pleasantly suprised in all respects.

Peter Sibley
03-30-2001, 05:54 PM
Bayboat,check out the Conrad Blocks site,I think you would be pleasantly suprised in all respects.

Thad
03-31-2001, 05:50 AM
Have you talked to these people http://www.traditionalboat.com/product.html or Wood and Water in Wickford, RI? You might have to make your own.

Thad
03-31-2001, 05:50 AM
Have you talked to these people http://www.traditionalboat.com/product.html or Wood and Water in Wickford, RI? You might have to make your own.

Thad
03-31-2001, 05:50 AM
Have you talked to these people http://www.traditionalboat.com/product.html or Wood and Water in Wickford, RI? You might have to make your own.

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:16 AM
Originally posted by gannonandbenjamin:
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:16 AM
Originally posted by gannonandbenjamin:
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:16 AM
Originally posted by gannonandbenjamin:
Does any one have sources for large yachtsman/fisherman anchors, wooden shell snatch blocks (5/8" plus line), wooden shelled deck mounted swivel blocks (we know about Dauphinee's), bronze shackles larger than 3/8", bronze or brass running lights, cast brass/bronze dome lights? We need them for boats we are building or rebuilding.

Thanks for any and all information or leads

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:21 AM
Originally posted by PaulK:


oops; sorry; newbie.
You may already have tried:
Luke Paul E Inc
East Boothbay, ME 04544
(207) 633-4971 (Don't know if they have a website.) They have made a nice, folding fisherman's/Hereshoff style anchor in a good range of sizes, as well as other traditional items such as stoves.

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:21 AM
Originally posted by PaulK:


oops; sorry; newbie.
You may already have tried:
Luke Paul E Inc
East Boothbay, ME 04544
(207) 633-4971 (Don't know if they have a website.) They have made a nice, folding fisherman's/Hereshoff style anchor in a good range of sizes, as well as other traditional items such as stoves.

PaulK
03-31-2001, 07:21 AM
Originally posted by PaulK:


oops; sorry; newbie.
You may already have tried:
Luke Paul E Inc
East Boothbay, ME 04544
(207) 633-4971 (Don't know if they have a website.) They have made a nice, folding fisherman's/Hereshoff style anchor in a good range of sizes, as well as other traditional items such as stoves.

abe
03-31-2001, 09:19 AM
Paul Luke web site:

http://www.peluke.com/

abe
03-31-2001, 09:19 AM
Paul Luke web site:

http://www.peluke.com/

abe
03-31-2001, 09:19 AM
Paul Luke web site:

http://www.peluke.com/

Bayboat
04-01-2001, 03:39 PM
Peter Sibley: The Conrad blocks with jarrah shells look very nice, but as with all other wood-shell block makers I have contacted except Toplicht, no snatch blocks.

Bayboat
04-01-2001, 03:39 PM
Peter Sibley: The Conrad blocks with jarrah shells look very nice, but as with all other wood-shell block makers I have contacted except Toplicht, no snatch blocks.

Bayboat
04-01-2001, 03:39 PM
Peter Sibley: The Conrad blocks with jarrah shells look very nice, but as with all other wood-shell block makers I have contacted except Toplicht, no snatch blocks.

Mike Field
04-01-2001, 11:56 PM
Bayboat, you might like to try --

http://www.ording-blokken.nl/produkt.htm

If you like the look of the Conrad blocks and simply want a one-off that no-one wants to provide, email me and I'll see what we can do to help.

[This message has been edited by Mike Field (edited 04-02-2001).]

Mike Field
04-01-2001, 11:56 PM
Bayboat, you might like to try --

http://www.ording-blokken.nl/produkt.htm

If you like the look of the Conrad blocks and simply want a one-off that no-one wants to provide, email me and I'll see what we can do to help.

[This message has been edited by Mike Field (edited 04-02-2001).]

Mike Field
04-01-2001, 11:56 PM
Bayboat, you might like to try --

http://www.ording-blokken.nl/produkt.htm

If you like the look of the Conrad blocks and simply want a one-off that no-one wants to provide, email me and I'll see what we can do to help.

[This message has been edited by Mike Field (edited 04-02-2001).]

Keith Luke
04-04-2001, 06:48 PM
Indeed, we'd be more than happy to discuss not only your storm anchor needs, but also your cheek block needs. Dad recently started putting teak and mahogany cheeks on Harken blocks -- you get all the advantages of modern materials and the traditional beauty of real wooden cheeks. "We have snatch".

Our site, noted above is www.peluke.com (http://www.peluke.com) . I will try and get some pics of the blocks up this weekend.

Keith Luke
04-04-2001, 06:48 PM
Indeed, we'd be more than happy to discuss not only your storm anchor needs, but also your cheek block needs. Dad recently started putting teak and mahogany cheeks on Harken blocks -- you get all the advantages of modern materials and the traditional beauty of real wooden cheeks. "We have snatch".

Our site, noted above is www.peluke.com (http://www.peluke.com) . I will try and get some pics of the blocks up this weekend.

Keith Luke
04-04-2001, 06:48 PM
Indeed, we'd be more than happy to discuss not only your storm anchor needs, but also your cheek block needs. Dad recently started putting teak and mahogany cheeks on Harken blocks -- you get all the advantages of modern materials and the traditional beauty of real wooden cheeks. "We have snatch".

Our site, noted above is www.peluke.com (http://www.peluke.com) . I will try and get some pics of the blocks up this weekend.

Paul Frederiksen
04-04-2001, 10:52 PM
Kieth,

That is an amazing coincidence. Just two weeks ago I did the same thing. I wanted small effecient blocks with a traditional look at a price that I could reasonably justify. I took a harken bullet block and cut the plastic lobes off and then glued some mohogany cheeks on over the stainless strap. Looks great and cost $7.50. I also served the stainless strap with tarred marline and am contemplating replacing the stainless rivited pin at the becket with a nice bronze bolt.

Of course I wanted those nice bronze blocks from Renieck and sons but the price was so high as to be... well stupid. I considered the comercially available wooden blocks but having those big clunkers thumping around on the mast as I trailer my boat cross country was a thought that made me cringe. By the time I got to the launch ramp there would be no varnish left on the mast.

Paul Frederiksen
04-04-2001, 10:52 PM
Kieth,

That is an amazing coincidence. Just two weeks ago I did the same thing. I wanted small effecient blocks with a traditional look at a price that I could reasonably justify. I took a harken bullet block and cut the plastic lobes off and then glued some mohogany cheeks on over the stainless strap. Looks great and cost $7.50. I also served the stainless strap with tarred marline and am contemplating replacing the stainless rivited pin at the becket with a nice bronze bolt.

Of course I wanted those nice bronze blocks from Renieck and sons but the price was so high as to be... well stupid. I considered the comercially available wooden blocks but having those big clunkers thumping around on the mast as I trailer my boat cross country was a thought that made me cringe. By the time I got to the launch ramp there would be no varnish left on the mast.

Paul Frederiksen
04-04-2001, 10:52 PM
Kieth,

That is an amazing coincidence. Just two weeks ago I did the same thing. I wanted small effecient blocks with a traditional look at a price that I could reasonably justify. I took a harken bullet block and cut the plastic lobes off and then glued some mohogany cheeks on over the stainless strap. Looks great and cost $7.50. I also served the stainless strap with tarred marline and am contemplating replacing the stainless rivited pin at the becket with a nice bronze bolt.

Of course I wanted those nice bronze blocks from Renieck and sons but the price was so high as to be... well stupid. I considered the comercially available wooden blocks but having those big clunkers thumping around on the mast as I trailer my boat cross country was a thought that made me cringe. By the time I got to the launch ramp there would be no varnish left on the mast.

smlatici
05-29-2001, 04:55 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?

smlatici
05-29-2001, 04:55 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?

smlatici
05-29-2001, 04:55 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?

smlatici
05-29-2001, 05:02 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?

smlatici
05-29-2001, 05:02 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?

smlatici
05-29-2001, 05:02 PM
I can't help with the shackles other than to refer you to classice marine which is a site listed on the Woodenboat page. As for lights there is an Italian manufacturer that makes a nice set of brass navigation lights and a nice line of interior lights. Theis stuff is shown on the page for Brass and Bounty located in Marblehead Mass. Their page is also listed on the Wooden Boat page. I recently bought a masthead light that I intend to use for a stern light and I searched long and hard for just this light. the cost is about $65 for each light but worth it in my opinion. Not cheap Far East brass but good heavy duty stuff. Do you know where I can get a bronze deck iron for a three inch smoke stack?