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  1. Re: 60 years ago, I was 12. I remember finding these at the barber shop.

    He joined the navy. I'm sure he saved a lot of damsels.
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    Re: Spacing to allow expansion?

    Agreed
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    Re: Pram Perimeters

    That's a fine looking pram. I expect that it will do exactly as you want it to do.
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    Re: Spacing to allow expansion?

    If I wanted to use glued seams I would plane the fir down to 1/8" and epoxy it down onto 3/4 marine ply then seal it ever so well.
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    Re: Spacing to allow expansion?

    I think 1/4" will look better, and 1/8" might be harder to keep clear.

    For what it's worth, I also think it will look better run fore and aft.

    Like this...

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    And, you might want to...
  6. Re: How did you meet your mate? What attracted you to her or him?

    I asked her to dance at one of our island "boogies". She said "No, but you can hold my sweater while I dance with him". 37 years later Lovey still cracks me up from time to time. Y:o
  7. Re: 25,000 Years Later, Javelin Is Still Embedded in Mammoth's Rib

    "The spear was certainly thrown at the mammoth from a distance, as evidenced by the force with which it stuck into an animal," Wojtal told Science in Poland. "The blade had to pierce...
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    Re: Message from AUSSIE BARNEY....

    I'll second both CCleaner and Chrome.
  9. Re: Oil from humble saltwater plant blended with jet fuel on Etihad Airways flight

    It's edible and tasty too, though a bit salty. I eat a bit whenever I come across it.
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    Re: Cove and bead planking

    Is your planned hull hard chined? If so you may or may not be able to get away with gluing 5/8 thick by 2" wide strips to the frames, depending on how much radius the side and bottom frames do or do...
  11. Re: Electrons. Physicists, please speak up.

    Does lead absorb or reflect xrays?
  12. Re: US Navy sub commander demoted after hiring prostitutes in Philippines

    10? Sounds like he was just putting on a show. Meh.
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    Re: Needs a Caption

    Where are the paper towels?
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    Re: Epoxy Boat Q's

    Ring nails can be a real pain if you ever need to remove them. What you chose to use depends on the application. Through bolts are the strongest, but not always practical. What is your specific need?
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    Re: Epoxy Boat Q's

    Even though the epoxy glued joint will be stronger than the wood itself screws or other fasteners can help prevent the rest of the wood from failing.

    Let's say you have ply glued to frames. A...
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    Re: wood stove problems

    We have double wall black uninsulated inside downstairs and double wall stainless insulated upstairs and outside. We are always at least 3 years ahead with the wood stored on pallets under a roof and...
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    Re: A bit of Folly for the Bilge

    I've found it useful to hitch a kid or two to the front of the barrow for uphill work. If you got your wife to help like that she would probably recognize the need in no time at all. :arg
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    Re: A bit of Folly for the Bilge

    I used to have a photo from the net saved of this but it's gone. It was for sale by an online antique dealer and was the finest looking wheelbarrow ever. It even had pin striping. This is the best I...
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    Re: wood stove problems

    This.
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    Re: Alexithymia

    Sounds a lot like Spock to me. In some ways he's my hero. "Just the facts, maam".
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    Re: #@$%^ Groomers

    You enjoyed the business until you started seeing riches in your future.
  22. Re: Town asks for help as seals block roads

    I just read that they were somewhere for weeks. I guess they're not dying of thirst.
  23. Re: Town asks for help as seals block roads

    So one at a time hang a rope in front of each one. When they bite it drag them up an icy ramp into the back of a pickup, with a canopy so they can't jump out, and take them to the closest open water....
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    Re: Dem's propose background checks…..

    How could transfers between private citizens be regulated? How could they be enforced? How could they even be monitored? Dream on.

    The only thing that will ever work is to eliminate the firearms...
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    Re: Not me...Some nice planes

    Someone got it. All gone.
  26. Re: Double Diagonal Planking and Trailer Sailers

    I wonder how this mixed with glass fibers would do between the layers. It's the stuff S. Downey had great success with.
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    Not me...Some nice planes

    https://saltspringexchange.com/list/grandpas-carpentry-tools/
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    Re: Need Some Help With a Scarf Jig

    Draw the taper out on the 2 rails.

    Lower the router a bit at a time until it cuts a feather edge at the end of the plank.
  29. Re: Letter to trump from Airline Pilots Association

    Just impeach the silly s**t. He really is a traitor, after all.
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    Re: I'm coming in

    Sometimes "Incoming!" is a good thing. Y>
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    Re: My Tool of the Week

    In the Folkboat thread I suggested that I will probably apply the inner bevel for ceiling on futtocks that are glued to plywood bulkheads with a rasp and a sanding block. What the heck was I...
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    Re: Shantyboat Build

    1/2 inch ACX, and what are those weights?
  33. Re: Titebond or epoxy to glue sheets of ply?

    Epoxy thickened with wood flour, because it's likely that there will be some areas where clamping is insufficient and TIII is not a good gap filler, nor is it the best for sealing the edges.
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    Re: Shantyboat Build

    Watching. Y>
  35. Re: Building Upside Down - Lapstrake Planking

    Yes, they are. In this case there's only one layer of futtocks, three per side, and that layer is glued right to the bulkhead. It goes pretty quickly.

    A potential problem with this though is that...
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    Re: Hip - Hip - Hurah for Nancy Pelosi .

    Yeah, it said she was profoundly pissed off. Good for her, douchebag.
  37. Re: Building Upside Down - Lapstrake Planking

    Could be that you can find a planking schedule already worked out somewhere.

    Everywhere that you're going to have a bulkhead you can glue on futtocks for frames before you assemble the forms etc....
  38. Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    Vertical with staggered seams, epoxied. I have a lot of shorts and stuff with knots that I can get short clears out of, good to get some of that stuff out of the way. There will be 2 more layers of...
  39. Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    The 2 firs in the first shot are 24 inches in diameter at the butt and pretty tight grained with almost no sapwood. If I can get them dry in time I can use them for the decking and have lots left...
  40. Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    Those photos only show about a quarter of the damage, so it's going to be a while. It's dangerous. There are all sorts of hidden stresses in there and some of those logs are 2 feet thru. A couple of...
  41. Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    Time for an update.

    I was cruising along nicely when this happened.

    https://saltspringexchange.com/2019/01/02/the-most-damaging-storm-in-salt-spring-and-bc-hydros-history/

    Our property was...
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    Re: I have to brag

    Sure does feel good being fit and not too heavy. Congratulations Tom.
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    Re: Sexy songs. Whatcha got?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjg6fTLw4t4
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    Re: Sexy songs. Whatcha got?

    According to my wife, and she's always right. Y:o


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5AUm_xaE9A
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    Re: Sexy songs. Whatcha got?

    Copy the URL of the song on YouTube and some other sites.

    Paste the URL into the box you get when you left click on the "Insert Video" icon at the top of the reply box. Click on "OK".

    The...
  46. Re: Why conservatives are more susceptible to believing lies

    Yeah, the author doesn't really answer the question.

    So...Are people born with larger or more active amygdalas or is that an acquired characteristic?

    If they were born that way it seems that...
  47. Re: Building Upside Down - Lapstrake Planking

    It's nice under there, a good place to eat lunch. Really. Y:o

    I think the biggest challenge when using my approach in number 8 would be snaking the hot frames under there and getting them bent...
  48. Re: Building Upside Down - Lapstrake Planking

    [/B]And it would be easier to retain the hull shape if one were to leave the building jig in the boat until it is turned over.

    I would put up the molds, line off the planking then add ribbands to...
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    Re: a tree in the chair

    It's the joint where the uprights meet the bases that would worry me. I'd want the uprights to be 3 times as wide and the bases twice as wide and 1.5 times as long aft. I would not sit in that chair.
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    Re: obstinate nail removal

    Sometimes you can give it a hit to break the bond then twist and pull it out with vise grips.

    Perhaps you can cut the head off and drive it thru with a drift.
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