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    10-13-2018, 04:22 PM
    Hi Alex, Glad you're not so cross now. It's a big move you're making. May I suggest that you keep your plans under cover as much as possible. I...
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    10-13-2018, 05:34 AM
    Yes, you do seem to have plenty of clamps! I couldn't be without my thicknesser and bandsaw. Glad you're a little less cross now. Ian
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    10-12-2018, 02:05 AM
    IanMilne replied to a thread Zuri in Building / Repair
    Yes, you have been busy, Travis, with all that and your job as well. Zuri is going along very nicely. I'm envious of that steady breeze and...
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    10-09-2018, 03:55 PM
    Subscribed! I found your thread '"Really Simple Sails" for Wood Duck'. That's high-quality woodwork. An excellent apprenticeship in lug sails too....
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    10-07-2018, 03:19 PM
    Excellent! Ian
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    10-07-2018, 03:11 PM
    IanMilne replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    I like the colour scheme too, and the brass strip, and the way you have brought the laps of the planking all the way to the stem. Excellent work all...
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    10-01-2018, 06:16 PM
    I just caught up on this thread last night. Yes, as Thad said, that's me in Ms Wizbang's EBS photos, with the white whiskers and baseball cap, oh,...
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    10-01-2018, 03:58 PM
    We came home from Port Townsend and other places last Tuesday. It was great to be there and meet some more of you. (See PTWBF 2018 thread.) For the...
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About IanMilne
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age 74
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Boats, Scottish smallpipes
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Retired, ex Environmental Health Officer
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Ian Milne
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Ian
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Milne
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Ex canoeist, kayaker & dory sailor
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Builder & ex-skipper of Eun na Mara canoe yawl "Islesburgh".
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“Old Joke: ‘A bench fitter works to the nearest thousandth of an inch. A loco fitter (steam) works to the nearest inch. A shipwright works to the nearest ship’.”
Alan Byde, Canoe Design and Construction, Pelham Books, 1978

“...old maxim, 'A fair line supersedes any given measurement'.”
Allan H. Vaitses, Lofting, International Marine, 1980

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