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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Ain't wood hydroscopic?
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Arggg! There be some amiss thar. :arg

    http://i646.photobucket.com/albums/uu186/jsjpd1/Boat%20rehab/84E44666-69CB-4DC4-99EB-9D097B0B0975_zpslafgsyaq.jpg
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    Re: Harry Bryan Betty

    A nice stainless steel hitch pin would look nice and be more than strong enough. One with a pivot lock requires no hair pin to loose and it unlocks simpley by rotating the end straight. Less chances...
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    Re: Chesapeake bay fishing boat

    Seems it could be returned to use later, if so desired.
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    Re: Chesapeake bay fishing boat

    Decided to turn it into a play house?
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    Re: 19 Ft Cruising Sailboat from DN Goodchild Plans

    Thank you.
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    Re: 19 Ft Cruising Sailboat from DN Goodchild Plans

    No. We have been working to save money and move to a different area. I'm hoping to find a small house with a garage, or possibly have room to build a garage or workshop. I have been building a small...
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    Re: 19 Ft Cruising Sailboat from DN Goodchild Plans

    Nice work. That rudder looks excellent.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Kids did a good job on the paint work. Uggg! More patching and fixing. Make it right now, or it'll make you worry later, I always say. I'm glad you're makin'er right.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    The ones I have seen similar to that are on lakes. The lower hull usually contains things like large tankage for black/gray/fresh water, fuel, and other systems including the electrical. Most, if not...
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    I don't think it would be wind that would take'er over. I think some spaced out rollers would. I don't think she'll be out in that kind of weather tho.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    On the barge offer, I'd pass, but I am a beginner novice of novices of boat building. I've only built a few wood splinters I knocked together and called canoes or jon boats. No plans were harmed in...
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    Re: Can you sell a homemade boat

    This thread is roughly 9 years old. The original poster hasn't been here since a couple days after making this thread. I think it's a moot point now.
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    Re: Restoration of a rare 35' Lyman Sea Hawk

    She pretty much has a new stern. Y>
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Y>

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    I'd be standing on someone's desk yelling about it.
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    Re: Shantyboat for two.

    I got caught up in the bilge a few years back. Since then, I avoid anything down there.
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    Re: Shantyboat for two.

    Boat Fan's last post was 12-14-2016. His last visit to the site was reg'd at 3-17-2017. I'm sure he's watching but just can't make any posts or send messages. I wonder if a mod can be asked nicely to...
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    Re: Shantyboat for two.

    I'd like to know why he was banned as well. I went through boat fan's previous posts about a year back from his last, I didn't see anything that warranted a ban.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    That green definitely needed to go. :o
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    What about soda blasting? Media blasting could take away some wood. Maybe walnut shells?
  22. Thread: New toy

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    Re: New toy

    Y>

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    Re: New toy

    I went the opposite way. I had facebook as well as many others in my life. One day, I realized I had spent over 12 hours responding to messages on social media. After that, I left all social media,...
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    I am building a small workshop behind my house. All of my lumber has come from western region of Canada going by the stamping. Of course, I'm using crappy construction grade lumber, not the quality...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Ahhhh perfection! Y>
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/613/623/0ad.gif
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    What fastening method will you use? I'd hate to see some unsightly screws through the faces of those nicely finished panels.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Seal her up and sail her back to the US.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    I'm surprised anyone remembers that game.



    I nearly did because those panels are really nice.
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    Re: Spira International Dory Build

    It's been almost a month since your first post, you done yet? Y:o
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Good cutting. The hardest thing I have found about woodworking, is cutting curves and straight lines freehand.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Inner resting bow winder. I like it. It's different than the flat front shantys I see around the forums.
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    Re: Just fore the fun of it:)

    I'm a bit concerned for you Peter. I don't think this hole is big enough for Nat to shove your gaseous mass through. :o
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Ok Jim, I'll say it since no one else will.

    Please polish that exhaust tip. That transom will look to good to install a tarnished exhaust tip on. Nothing like a little shiny on'er hiney. :D
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    I like them both, but here's my thinking. The cabin would be great for those weeks I spend on the lake with my SO. The other would be great for those long days fishing with my sons. Toss a portapotti...
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Waltwood, that's a nice little stove. I like seeing them in other colors than black.

    I like that cabin design. Anything on the interior layout?
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    That is a nice little wood burner. How much does it weigh? It looks like cast iron or steel. I'd like to find a little stove like that for my little shop building.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    )))Y>
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    DC er state?
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    Re: LYSS Build

    Light and simple. Y>
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    Re: LYSS Build

    Nice looking boat. Will you be adding a splash well across the transom?
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    Re: LYSS Build

    No pics here. If you're using Photobucket, they are having a lot of trouble lately keep their site straight.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    That's pretty nice simple design. I like it.Y>
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    Re: 19 Ft Cruising Sailboat from DN Goodchild Plans

    You're welcome. I can't wait to see it completed.
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    Re: 19 Ft Cruising Sailboat from DN Goodchild Plans

    That rudder looks great. Nice work.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    MAS with microballoons for me.;)
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Please save the bondu for the glass boats. :p
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    Re: Just fore the fun of it:)

    You have my deepest condolences.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Tossed in the brig already.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

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