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    Looking good Chris!

    Looking good Chris!
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    Re: Fiberglass tape issues.....

    does it really matter on the inside? Gib's way works well. Dunno why you be getting blush with West. It washes off
    If you want to sand the edge of the tape after it's cured hard that works, use...
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    Re: Oughtred Puffin Material Question

    Think you want to get a measurement of rise in the sheer + plank width + overlap (middle to top of stem. )

    I'd just get the lumber. You can always make it wider if necessary. Or "steeler plank" ...
  4. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Jumpin in here....
    "Restoration" imo is just that, opinion, There are really no rules that I know of. Books written on how to restore something are written by someone with experience on that...
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    Re: Fixing this problem

    Is a pic of the whole boat a secret? :d
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    The big box stores do have doug fir in framing...

    The big box stores do have doug fir in framing Lumber, you can usually tell because it has a pink hue to it. And if you go right to 2x8,10,12 ... You can usually find long straight lines on the...
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    People are not usually talked away from what they...

    People are not usually talked away from what they want to use no matter how bad the idea is, since you're going to use yellow, :) pine let me suggest you go to The Big Box store and get yellow pine...
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    PhilMog works wonderfully, I call it Luan. Most...

    PhilMog works wonderfully, I call it Luan. Most people have no idea this piano bench is...
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    Re: Have you ever needed a tow?

    On the flip side.. I've towed in a more than few power boats.. talk about the faces of the PB crew showing insult upon injury but they always did say thank you
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    Re: Philippine Mahogany for oars?

    I'd not use it for oars. Certain woods like ash are just supreme for such things. I do use PhilMog a bit too. but not for boats.
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    Re: Mast/Spar Species

    Who's modifying the plan if this is your first boat?
    why not cypress?
    Cypress Average Dried Weight: 32 lbs/ft3 (515 kg/m3)

    Sitka
    Average Dried Weight: 27 lbs/ft3 (425 kg/m3)
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    Okay, so I was half right LOL, I think Maine has...

    Okay, so I was half right LOL, I think Maine has 20 foot tides
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    Re: How to re-use your epoxy paintbrush

    Squeegee = end of problem epoxy is not paint so my logic is flawless :d
    let the quoting begin ....
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    you guys are so spoiled living in a traditional boat and boat building restoration part of the states. :p What's the tidal range there Chris? looking at the poles.. around 8ft?
  15. Re: Relaunching strip planked H-28 after 16 years stored in a barn

    build pic... looks like he was using Resorcinol?

    LOVE this!
    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=17613&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1528861476
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Yes, it's my daily driver now. But I have it in the back yard waiting on the new parts for the AC. Being in HVAC all my life and having a non-functional AC system in my truck is a personal...
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    Happy Birthday Chris! I seem to be paying less...

    Happy Birthday Chris! I seem to be paying less attention online these days maybe it's because I have a new old truck . Lol
  18. Well just by looking at the pictures she looks...

    Well just by looking at the pictures she looks pretty tight but you'll know when you get her pulled out, I don't see that you're going to have a lot of problems other than dealing with a diesel...
  19. Cool! Don't see any lines in the planking so I'm...

    Cool! Don't see any lines in the planking so I'm guessing she has some kind of covering, they were using fiberglass back in the day, hopefully you'll know more when you get her out!
  20. Loudmouth stalkers eh? I just use the ignore...

    Loudmouth stalkers eh? I just use the ignore function, it works very well. Hundreds of us lost thousands of pictures on Photobucket so we are all butt hurt.

    I'm sure your doors are going to be...
  21. Re: Simple panel doors for sliding or split for hinged opening, Mr. "Legend" don't l

    Havng built many doors with stiles and rails I beg to differ, Looks great and all but the joints are about the same, they will still be subject to seasonal changes. The beauty of a floating panel...
  22. For years I was on the impression that more teeth...

    For years I was on the impression that more teeth are better on saw blades. But as time has gone by, I've been going with less and less teeth, now even for fine woodworking I'll use 40 tooth saw...
  23. Welcome back! I would suggest blades with many...

    Welcome back! I would suggest blades with many less teeth on a circular saw.
    I'm guessing you get the burning when you're doing rip cuts? (Cutting long ways with the grain)
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    I don't think you're going to find plans for this...

    I don't think you're going to find plans for this boat, Spartan Marine apparently makes the bronze bits and pieces, This would be a start in the right direction here: ...
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    Re: Planking material for a 38' cruiser

    EWC (eastern white cedar) is taller than NJ cedar, Seems like trading WO for EWC is the way.
    But... are y'all set on traditional planking? More than a few older builds of the same pedigree have...
  26. Re: Relaunching strip planked H-28 after 16 years stored in a barn

    Welcome to WBF! Hope to see lots of photos as your project progresses!
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    Oh my bad it's on a trawler group not the wbf

    Oh my bad it's on a trawler group not the wbf
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    Be thankful for Hydraulics Chris, some guy on...

    Be thankful for Hydraulics Chris, some guy on Facebook is struggling with a dual station cable set up on his flybridge... "Cables don't stay on the drums" lol.
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    The ones I've seen talking about it don't plan on...

    The ones I've seen talking about it don't plan on removing the whole keel, but I don't know how they determine how much to remove, not like a toy boat you drop in the water see how it sets, take it...
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    Well knowing how spacious the inside of a...

    Well knowing how spacious the inside of a keelboat can be, I can see why the whole idea would be attractive. Also a nice thing I guess, for people doing this, many older sailboats have lead...
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    Keel cutting loopers

    I've seen more than a few posts on other forums about taking a good well keeled sailboat and loping off part of the ballast keel, turning the boat into a "looper"

    (Looper = people and or boats...
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    Ash glues very very well, way better than white...

    Ash glues very very well, way better than white oak which is a whole other discussion, don't know if you want to use Titebond below the waterline. Good luck
  33. Thread: Ducker Resto

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    It's been a while since I've been back on this...

    It's been a while since I've been back on this discussion!

    Sorry to say I do not have an update. :(

    I did have an epiphany! I may be able to get the Ducker into the basement by removing the ...
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    not necessarily your boat Chris but from having a...

    not necessarily your boat Chris but from having a large sailboat and knowing in the back of my mind, having an emergency rudder handle/tiller is possibly good insurance for the inconceivable because...
  35. Isn't this a time to actually use WD-40 I mean WD...

    Isn't this a time to actually use WD-40 I mean WD means water dispersal right?
    At least you didn't flood the engine and go on vacation Jim! Good luck!
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    must be something on your firewall or anti-virus,...

    must be something on your firewall or anti-virus, Are you using a laptop or a cell phone? Do either of these work when you click on them?
    https://youtu.be/fStcCZ6L8g0

    https://youtu.be/fStcCZ6L8g0
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    Chris just mix up a little epoxy glue or...

    Chris just mix up a little epoxy glue or resourcinal. No need to make another
  38. Thread: Seil 18

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    Re: Seil 18

    It's a dory, seems to me a tent onshore would be more comfortable. Suggestion, Learn to sail on a rented or friends boat. then decide what you will build. Looking for the whole list in one boat...
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Compound angles... You are officially a woodworker Chris!
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    Re: Refrigerator Wiring AC/DC or just DC?

    Norcold is another that can be 12 or 120 volt, also very handy if one doesn't want to run the battery charger 24/7. I didn't like running the charger all the time when shore power was available....
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    There are a couple of ways, you can set your...

    There are a couple of ways,
    you can set your Forum settings so you subscribe whenever you post or you can go above the post to thread tools and subscribe or unsubscribe
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    There'll be plenty of room for batteries! ...

    There'll be plenty of room for batteries!
    Whatever you do will be "okay" Chris.
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    "raises eyebrow" Beveled stem making, ...

    "raises eyebrow"

    Beveled stem making, laminated or steam bent is; elaborate??

    But I taper gunnels also. Strip or w/c

    ...
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    That is a big canoe are you actually sure you...

    That is a big canoe are you actually sure you need one that large?

    For canoe strips you need one by anything they can be deck boards, plain boards, framing boards dressed down, most of our...
  45. Re: Help fixing misaligned strips on strip canoe

    this was a redbird very nearly flat at the stem joint.
    https://uniim-cache.shutterfly.com/ng/services/mediarender/THISLIFE/021030733412/media/93266048802/medium/1501703742/enhance?fromCloud
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  46. You could always make a laminated outer stem and...

    You could always make a laminated outer stem and fair it to bottom

    I've never cared a for keel on the bottom of a canoe, but I used to play at freestyle paddling....
  47. Re: Help fixing misaligned strips on strip canoe

    At 1:36 he shows what you have been trying to do. it's a learning curve. Good Luck!

    https://youtu.be/jj-RAKeINQY

    When building stemless we would alternate the strips at them stem mold joint....
  48. Re: Help fixing misaligned strips on strip canoe

    If you had used cheater strips, the sideways bending stress of the strips would make them easier to fit in place, trying for staple-less is giving you problems at this point.

    If you want to clean...
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    Re: Thoughts on canoe building books

    A canoe is not hard to paddle.. I canoe is impossible to paddle until one learns how.
    The Masons were my inspiration and I've been known to free style a bit.....
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    We built stitch& glue kayaks, the beauty of S&G...

    We built stitch& glue kayaks, the beauty of S&G is not using a strong back, when this seams are stitched together with wire ties or wire they pop up into shape like folding a cardboard box into...
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