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    05-20-2018, 03:56 PM
    Super cool! Looking forward to lots of photos. And welcome! Mike
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    05-19-2018, 07:06 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Tomorrow I plan to begin work on the gunwales. I've got a rabbet cut in two 8 foot pieces of white oak and cut the scarfs as well. I'm going to use...
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    05-18-2018, 06:36 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    An interior shot... May '18 by Michael Owen, on Flickr More interior... May'18 by Michael Owen, on Flickr The rubrail again...
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    05-18-2018, 06:32 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Got a few things done on the Ilur this week. This is a much more complex build than the open Whilly Boat! So many details, and i imagine she's...
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    05-09-2018, 05:02 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Gluing white oak in Building / Repair
    Thanks for the tip on G-flex, that sounds like the ticket! Mike
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    05-09-2018, 09:40 AM
    Hello all, I'm getting ready to work on the gunwales of my Ilur glued-lap dinghy. I want to use white oak for toughness and for looks. Also, I...
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    05-05-2018, 01:00 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Romana de Scamp in Building / Repair
    Awesome! Congrats. Mike
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    05-05-2018, 08:25 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Not much progress to report, but the light was nice in the garage this morning. An overall view from aft shows the rear longitudinal bulkheads where...
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    04-25-2018, 05:57 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Garden Tom Cat in Building / Repair
    I didn't know you painted, Greg! Those are beautiful. I esp. like the one of the single Stone Horse with the purply sky. Glad to see your sail is...
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    04-24-2018, 04:48 PM
    I think we now know Agent Gibb's secret. Nice job!
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    04-24-2018, 11:17 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Thanks, John. That is what the bulkheads will be for in my boat, too. Built-in flotation was the first requirement for this build, and my tanks will...
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    04-23-2018, 04:57 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Hubba, hubba! Looks awesome, Jason! I oiled my floorboards in Swift and they definitely darkened with age. Oil might help repel H2O. Mike
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    04-22-2018, 06:59 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Forward longitudinal bulkheads glued in today. And began truing the edge of a giant oak plank in order to bring it to work where the table saw...
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