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    10-19-2018, 06:02 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Right. I have another question. There is something of a controversy in my mind (well, to be honest, there are multiple controversies in my mind, but...
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    10-19-2018, 07:54 AM
    I love looking at structures, especially lattice-type ones, and yours is no exception, Ian! Beautifully done. Cheers, Alex.
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    10-19-2018, 07:49 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Um...another post today after all: I forgot to mention my very recent Bote-Cote enquiries, which have direct relevance to and ramifications for the...
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    10-19-2018, 06:08 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    1. Wingless tablesaw Wingless tablesaw by Alex1N, on Flickr. 2. Dust extractor and bits of table saw kindly stored in the father in law's...
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    10-19-2018, 05:09 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Here are some more snaps: 1. Venner V-belt: Sold as a quieter and more even alternative to rubberised fabric belts. Pretty expensive, too... ...
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    10-19-2018, 01:55 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    I had rather a fractured night's sleep, thanks to the blasted Dog waking me up, but better than nothing. Went up to WF to see the painters - and take...
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    10-18-2018, 05:11 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian, I've been back and had another look at page one of Kotik, Kotik, Kotik! - the thing that I remembered most was the blocks on the moulds...
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    10-18-2018, 12:03 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian and Peter, Thank you for continuing to follow the fits and starts of a would-be boat-builder - well, would-be second-boat builder would...
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    10-17-2018, 11:30 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    I had something of an 'away morning' today - a trip to Wentworth Falls to cart up the dust extractor, and bring back some stuff that I either needed...
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    10-17-2018, 07:40 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    I have been thinking more about the gutted half-moulds. There’s a lot in their favour, but I have one concern, and that is, stiffness. I am wondering...
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    10-17-2018, 01:44 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Max! Welcome to my Sooty thread, and thanks. I trust that you had a good time in Italy :). Long John Silver has been and is one of my main...
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    10-16-2018, 08:37 PM
    Hello Peter, I just finished reading your thread around abut the same time as I got up to date with IanMilne's Kotik build. Excellent work!...
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    10-16-2018, 07:48 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Thanks, James! I had been doing some moving about of plywood and patterns this morning, see below for the results, which will be followed by some...
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    10-16-2018, 04:58 PM
    Hello Ian, I've finally got to page 12. I have been reading through this thread from the start very slowly - paying close attention all the way -...
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    10-16-2018, 06:14 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    WARNING: This post contains a totally intemperate RANT about Australian Standard’s Declaration of Independence on Sheet Size (TM ). I got the next...
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    10-16-2018, 05:19 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Goodbye Page 1, Hello Page 2. This post, amongst other things, sees the return of my ‘HTML Scratchpad’ PLAIN TEXT file, renamed ‘BB-Code...
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    10-14-2018, 10:12 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    OK, here's the post before the page flip, and in one respect one could argue that it's quite appropriate - or not. More on that later. After my...
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    10-13-2018, 07:43 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian, I have simmered down almost completely now - the one exception is the residual annoyance from the painters apparentlly raiding my...
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    10-13-2018, 06:20 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian, Thank you: I’m even less cross now. And see the bottom of this post. A friend around the corner has a thicknesser, which he has...
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    10-13-2018, 03:36 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Well, another step forward. Maybe: I'm not sure yet. By the time I left WF I was as cross as two sticks, having had to negotiate the painters' ...
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    10-12-2018, 09:02 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    I had a go at cleaning up the rust from my planes this morning, using coarse steel wool. In the process, I found: 1. A nasty ding in the edge of...
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    10-12-2018, 07:44 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    When I log in to WBF, I get an alarming red Dire Warning(TM) from both Safari and Firefox (on a creaking old mid-2010 iMac running macOS 10.13.6)....
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    10-12-2018, 03:23 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Steve, Welcome to my thread, and thank you very much for your information and advice! I will keep my eye open for a scoop - we do have one...
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    10-12-2018, 05:18 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    You could be forgiven for harbouring the sneaking suspicion that I'm posting for the sake of it. In fact, I'm posting simply to boost my post...
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    10-12-2018, 12:16 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Peter, Thank you for that! I will make up some wedges, won't take long. Well, once I get my workshop back again. It's been raining a lot...
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    10-11-2018, 07:45 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    I've started boxing up tools to take up to the 'workshop' - against the time that it becomes the workshop again, not a storage unit for the ...
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    10-11-2018, 06:13 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Small boat pron. in The Bilge
    Hello Peter, second photo down in your 12/20/18 post - what are these double-enders? Lovely pr0n thread, by the way :) :) :) Cheers, Alex.
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    10-10-2018, 07:16 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Peter, My apologies for overlooking your post - I was too busy rabbitting on (as usual), and flinging snaps about the place as if there were...
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    10-10-2018, 03:35 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    And one more, wot slipped through the net somewhat because I was rabbitting on about Skyfarers and Perma-Grit Tools - and forgot to upload it... ...
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Blaxland, NSW, Australia
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Boat building, large-scale r/c aircraft building, volunteer fire fighting
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