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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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    10-10-2018, 03:05 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    OK. Forum members, meet some of the tools that I will be using to build the Sooty Tern with: 1. Measuring and marking, rasping and scraping,...
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    10-10-2018, 02:26 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Oh dear. I've been doing a bit of organising. No, scratch that, I have been trying to do a bit of organising. Blinkin' 'eck! The trouble is...
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    10-09-2018, 07:36 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Regarding bottom-boards thoughts, I have remembered that I have a large amount of WRC wall cladding from when my study in the old house was ...
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    10-09-2018, 06:11 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian, welcome aboard! Um, so no pressure regarding my build, eh? ;):rolleyes: I really need to get Wood Duck out on the local pond...
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    10-09-2018, 07:25 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ken, welcome to my thread :). And thank you for your welcome, too. I have been about the place a for a bit, but this is my first thread here...
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    10-09-2018, 05:20 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Reading through Mr Widders' Whilly Tern thread - what a boat, I really wish that I hadn't started this thread now! - reminds me that I too have a...
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    10-09-2018, 02:25 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    See what I mean? I start a thread, then I can't help myself and everything else goes to wrack and ruin. I have been pondering tools and wood....
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    10-08-2018, 10:48 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Continued again... 13. Three sheets of 'CD'-grade structural plywood for the moulds. A bit cupped, unfortunately, so will have to be battened, and...
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    10-08-2018, 10:04 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Continued... 7. Newly-arrived plywood pack from Denman Marine: seven sheets of Bruynzeel 9 mm okoume/gaboon marine plywood Seven sheets of 9...
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    10-08-2018, 09:57 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Here's some snaps that didn't make it into my first post, because I was too verbose as usual, and ran into the post editor's character limit. Please...
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    10-08-2018, 08:35 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello EB, welcome to the thread and thank you for reading! I am looking forward to both building, sailing and rowing her! I have a tentative name for...
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