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    05-26-2017, 01:09 PM
    If it is 6mm deep and 10 cm long, (the squeeze-out on the 2nd photo) the heat gun, scraper and putty knife should make quick work of it. You may get...
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    05-26-2017, 09:56 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Centennial in Building / Repair
    I have a long list of cool boat names on my studio wall, but for some reason, when thinking of your boat, "Braveheart" came to mind. And I don't even...
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    05-26-2017, 07:08 AM
    Lots of great suggestions here. I'll add Exile on Main St. Mike
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    05-23-2017, 07:01 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in PA in Building / Repair
    Wonderful! The bright sheerstrake looks amazing! Are those Douglas Fowler sails? He did my sail for Swift, and I'm wondering about asking him to...
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    05-21-2017, 09:05 AM
    As a proud fellow Rhode Islander, and therefore somewhat biased, I think she's pretty perfect! Congratulations to both of you. I may have to...
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    05-13-2017, 07:46 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread The UNA Project in Building / Repair
    I'm getting excited for the WBS in June as usual. I look forward to seeing Una there. She is a very unique and cool project! I may try to bring a...
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    05-09-2017, 06:06 AM
    Enjoyed Mike's piece on this boat. I was amazed to read that Gartside had built a small schooner by the time he started college and had sailed it...
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    05-07-2017, 10:31 AM
    Would love to follow that build thread. A fantastic boat! Just looked at the Artisan boatworks page and was a bit surprised to see them strip...
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    05-03-2017, 03:14 PM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread Garden Tom Cat in Building / Repair
    Whew! I thought the interior color was going to be the lime green of painter's tape. A little different that the lovely outside color scheme. Kent...
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    05-03-2017, 09:14 AM
    Wow! Thanks Ned. And everyone else. I'll keep practicing with the round nails and roves I have. Still got a few planks and stuff before turnover. ...
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    04-29-2017, 06:23 PM
    Posting this here so I won't forget. This is 8 oz., but they have a good selection. I may also wait 'till the WB show in Mystic to see if they have...
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    04-29-2017, 04:35 PM
    Thanks, gents! I'll practice, and look into a smaller hammer. I was impressed with the grip those things provided. The piece of oak was tight as heck...
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    04-29-2017, 01:57 PM
    Hi there, In anticipation of riveting some frames into my Ilur hull this summer, I tried my hand at it yesterday. I had made a home-made roving...
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    04-27-2017, 01:57 PM
    FWIW, the Off-Center Harbor series on building A Caledonia Yawl with Geoff Kerr was as helpful to a novice like me as the two books mentioned above....
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    04-27-2017, 05:48 AM
    Falcon1 replied to a thread An Ilur in PA in Building / Repair
    Great job! She looks beautiful! Hoping you enjoy many happy days with her. Mike
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