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    11-16-2017, 08:39 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Ha! I wish, only in my dreams for now.....someday I’ll give it a try though.
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    11-15-2017, 05:43 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    If this is a crazy idea, please someone let me know!
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    11-15-2017, 05:36 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Gartside 170 in Building / Repair
    Beautiful work on that paint job, nicely done!
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    11-15-2017, 05:32 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    and in my dreams I produce an even better version of this on the first try, with no wood carving experience: bow carving truscott launch by Jason...
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    11-15-2017, 05:27 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Where you see the temp ply scraps I have on the side for clamping leverage, that'll eventually be replaced with a proper rubrail made of sapele. The...
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    11-15-2017, 05:24 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks!! There are some sapele veneers already glued down as faux covering board...is that what you mean, or did I misunderstand your question?
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    11-15-2017, 04:26 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Happy to report one piece glued down and epoxy curing..... Anyone have any other approaches to doing this type of deck? I couldn't imagine trying...
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    11-15-2017, 04:24 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    On again, off again, on again..... Here is the deck off the boat, still retaining most of its curve, and ready for epoxy (ugh, I hate the...
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    11-10-2017, 05:19 PM
    Welcome to the forum - I really like your choice of design. Good luck with the build and I look forward to seeing pictures from time to time.
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    11-10-2017, 05:06 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr
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    11-10-2017, 05:05 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks! I love the quote about the clamps....good words to live by.
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    11-08-2017, 05:31 PM
    Couldn't agree more, plus the great build thread that has helped more than one builder....
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    11-08-2017, 05:26 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    I am happy to report that the deck lamination project is back on track! Doug Fir is working really well... Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr I am...
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    11-07-2017, 02:47 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Phoenix III in WI in Building / Repair
    That is going to be a fine boat, welcome! and Tom, that last shot is a gem of a picture!
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    11-07-2017, 02:40 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Preliminary shaping, round 2: octagonal for a 1/3rd, and round for last 1/3, with ball on end. Now I need to work on bit on the transition from...
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    11-05-2017, 12:47 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    And some more progress this morning on the tiller. First thing I did was to shape the back end to properly fit into the rudder cheeks. Untitled by...
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    11-05-2017, 12:38 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    And here it is: Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr A little work with the scraper or sanding block, and then some...
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    11-05-2017, 12:35 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    So it is time for the main thwart.... Step 1. Utterly forget about my earlier crazy idea: Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Step 2. Build the...
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    10-30-2017, 08:25 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Now that I look, I recall that there were two: one on a Herreshoff tiller by Alec, and another series on a different tiller by Eric. ...
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    10-30-2017, 08:17 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Time to take a little detour on the tiller.... First, using Vivier's full-sized mylar sheet to mark the shape, using nails and a seamstress'...
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    10-30-2017, 08:23 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Oh, another place I've used is Gelman and Sons (http://www.glemanandsons.com) - they have "over 150,000 board feet of material and over 300 Live Edge...
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    10-30-2017, 08:17 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks for following along! I got all the cypress from The Ole General Store in Oviedo (https://www.olegeneralstore.com). They have many thousand...
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    10-30-2017, 08:08 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks Rich, I appreciate that! Thanks for following along.
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    10-27-2017, 03:52 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    The cypress is oiled, fitted with lockdowns or hinges, and secured in place. Even the trim on the centerboard case got a little oil for the picture....
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    10-27-2017, 03:44 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr
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