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    02-20-2017, 07:06 AM
    Indeed, after some fore and back on the topic the boatyard decided to build her right side up. Main arguments were 1. to avoid rolling over of...
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    02-16-2017, 06:26 AM
    I used the SAICOS "Special Wood Oil", made for use on external wood surfaces as garden decks, garden furniture asf. I talked to the technical sales...
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    02-16-2017, 05:13 AM
    Yes, Gartside has a hand for beautiful lines. I remember having seen a Gartside design #109, now sailing as "Freya von den sieben Inseln", during her...
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    02-13-2017, 08:46 AM
    Yes, a dovetail, but combined with a tonge and groove joint as shown in this sketch from woodenboat #92: Hopefully this complication adds to...
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    02-13-2017, 05:59 AM
    By the way, after having seen Don's boat I had to make this contribution to the build: A skylight, made by myself this time, mostly with hand tools:
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    02-13-2017, 05:05 AM
    Yes, indeed, but I know the people there for more than 10 years now, that helps!
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    02-13-2017, 05:03 AM
    No no, at least not now! The build of # 207 will take quite some time, and I already planned the next sailing trip with the Romilly for May this year!
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    02-12-2017, 03:49 PM
    The boatyard sourced the Iroko together with the WRC planend for the planking from a wood merchant / dealer in Greece.
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    02-12-2017, 02:47 PM
    I'm from time to time only in Greece actually, and am living and working in Munich, Germany. The boatyard where the build takes place is sited in...
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    02-12-2017, 10:25 AM
    A view of the erected stem which makes quite a monument: I love the line of this plumb bow! Here is a view from the stern to show the...
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    02-12-2017, 10:13 AM
    And here is some work regarding the keel: Rough cutting out the keel elements from the Iroko board with a chain saw and building the keel:...
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    02-12-2017, 08:59 AM
    Here is a nice method to lift the frames lines to plywood pattern by use of a batten and a router: Haven't seen this so far!
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    02-12-2017, 08:51 AM
    Hi forumites, a couple of months ago I have started a slow build of Gartside # 207. The boat is not build by myself, but by a small boatyard in...
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    02-08-2017, 06:01 AM
    I am also in a motor selection process and find it quite hard to get my hands on valid, dicriminating facts. Also funny to me, that manufacturers...
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