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  1. Free Woodenboat back issues (8 years +) for pick-up in Boston,MA

    Hi fellow forumites, I'm thinning the herd a bit and am looking to give away, gratis, a collection of back issues of our beloved WB. |:)
    I live in Boston,MA and would prefer that they to be picked...
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    Re: What are your favourite sailing sayings?

    My favorite regarding most things, but especially sailing

    "Never deny the neighbors a good laugh."
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    Re: What was the first boat you built?

    When I was 13, way back in the early 70's I built a MiniMax 2-sheet plywood hydroplane ( see picture of a much nicer than mine example here )...
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    Re: Rust removal from measuring tools question?

    Coke contains a very small amount of phosphoric acid. Something like
    .20 percent. I suspect that it would take quite a while to remove rust..... :rolleyes:
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    Apponaug harbor might work for you.

    Since your boat is shallow draft, there may be space for you at the
    northwest corner of Greenwich bay near the town of Apponaug which is part of Warwick, which kind of wraps around E. Greenwich....
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    My great grandfather on my father's side was a...

    My great grandfather on my father's side was a boat builder in Maine,
    somewhere around Bath, I forget the name of the small town but remember visiting it as a child and some of his tools came down...
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    re: craigslist.....Bought my '93 Saab convertible...

    re: craigslist.....Bought my '93 Saab convertible from a motivated seller ( read "good price" ) who listed it there a 'bout a year ago, found my current residence... and my wife has a good friend who...
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    Bump...

    Bump...
  9. Thread: "Tempo" launched

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    Absolutley beautiful. What a nice combination of...

    Absolutley beautiful. What a nice combination of paint and brightwork.
    What design is she? looks a lot like a Windward, that Maryland crab skiff style is way up there on my list of elegant craft ....
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    Mod's to Subaru for towing

    This is probably something you've already considered but it might be worth installing a larger transmission oil cooler to lessen the possible heat issues caused by towing something so close to the...
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    ATF ...Automatic Transmission Fluid... ?? ...

    ATF ...Automatic Transmission Fluid... ?? :confused:
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    Here are a few I took today. Beautiful sunny day...

    Here are a few I took today. Beautiful sunny day after a cold and rainy
    first day.
    http://www.imagestation.com/3100300/3981215173

    http://www.imagestation.com/3100300/3981215141
    ...
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    I thought the construction method shown in...

    I thought the construction method shown in "Details" used glued up
    locust futtocks backed up with rivets. I'll have to dig it out tonight and
    take a look. I could be wrong. Wouldn't be the first...
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    What's that old saw....Creative Financing leads...

    What's that old saw....Creative Financing leads to
    Creative Litigation .... smile.gif
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    I'd love a copy and would be happy to pay for...

    I'd love a copy and would be happy to pay for your expenses
    in making and shipping the cd my direction. Great Idea ! :D
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    I'm no expert, so take this for what it's worth....

    I'm no expert, so take this for what it's worth. If I remember correctly tempered glass breaks into a lot of small and relatively
    less sharp pieces under pressure. Auto glass, being a laminate of...
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    The DVD's arrived today and I've started watching...

    The DVD's arrived today and I've started watching them. Many Thanks to Dave !! You have made me a very happy camper! :D
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    I'm still waiting for mine. Thanks for checking...

    I'm still waiting for mine. Thanks for checking
    Dave.
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    Thanks for the reassurance Dave I am looking...

    Thanks for the reassurance Dave I am looking forward to getting them. :D
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    If the 4x4 in question is resonably tight...

    If the 4x4 in question is resonably tight grained,
    sawn free of the heartwood and you get the grain
    oriented the right way 'round I, for what little my opinion is worth, do not see a problem. I...
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    Also waiting anxiously. No info provided to me...

    Also waiting anxiously. No info provided to me
    that would suggest a likely shipping date.....
    I'm really looking forward to receiving them.
    Did you ever send away for something from a
    cereal box...
  22. Thread: soft screws!!?

    by Mhija
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    Your friendly neighborhood Sears store has a...

    Your friendly neighborhood Sears store has a dandy
    little set of variations on the left handed drill
    bit idea which dig into the head of the screw and
    then grab it to back the screw out.They look...
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    Not lurking, but only occasionally posting. I do...

    Not lurking, but only occasionally posting. I do
    not currently have a boat. I have built in the past 2 wooden hydroplanes. one was the classic 2 sheets of ply and some pine "Minimax" design. The...
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    ...Bump it up, so we can still see it..... with...

    ...Bump it up, so we can still see it.....
    with apologies to Elvis Costello... :D
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    Thanks for the pictures Steven. I remember ...

    Thanks for the pictures Steven. I remember
    seeing this lovely little boat at the 2002 show
    along with many other fine craft from a pair of Portugese whaleboats in bright paint colors to a pair of...
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    Used to be an outfit out of Sausalito that rented...

    Used to be an outfit out of Sausalito that rented
    plastic ware for a day on the bay. I don't remember the name, sorry to say. It's a great place for a bit of white knuckle activity if the
    winds up....
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    Self Steering for Sailing Craft by John Letcher....

    Self Steering for Sailing Craft by John Letcher.
    I paid way too much for a beat copy on eBay and they never seem to come up cheap. IMHO this serves as a pretty fair indicator of market demand for...
  28. Despite all the prevarications, obfuscations and...

    Despite all the prevarications, obfuscations and outright balderdash, Jones told a h*lluva good yarn. I've read and re-read 7 or 8 of his works and thoroughly enjoyed them. A good story is just...
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    I recently purchased a nice old 9" square bronze...

    I recently purchased a nice old 9" square bronze mooring bitt on eBay. I've chipped off all the old layers of paint with a homemade copper chisel and would like to clean it up and polish it. What's...
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    Thanks! Your post and the included link to the...

    Thanks! Your post and the included link to the lesson on cutting a mortice was very helpful. I really appreciate your willingness to share this stuff with us. :D
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    I've picked up three mortice chisels from a nice...

    I've picked up three mortice chisels from a nice lady in England via eBay and I'd like to get
    them into good tune and start choppin' up wood scraps for practice. They all seem to have a skew to the...
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    I found my lipped adze ( no makers name ) in the...

    I found my lipped adze ( no makers name ) in
    the basement of a building I had rented as a
    workshop in Providence RI. The rust cleaned
    off to reveal nice steel that holds an edge. The
    handle does...
  33. This crushing of wood fibres in expectation of...

    This crushing of wood fibres in expectation of
    future swelling is a pretty clever method of caulking a plank.
    Many moons ago (coming up on 30 yrs..yikes) back in high school, a bunch of us with...
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    Rockport sure is a pretty harbor and the...

    Rockport sure is a pretty harbor and the Appledore II is a really nice addition to the
    place. My wife and I had a very pleasant
    couple of hours on her this summer. The
    folks who run her were kind...
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    Bump Bump Bumped

    Bump Bump Bumped
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    Thanks to both of you for the thoughtful...

    Thanks to both of you for the thoughtful responses and all the information. I'm going to see if I can put a bit of a curve into the edge prior to flattening the back and sharpening. I have it in mind...
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    I hope you folks can help me with this one. I...

    I hope you folks can help me with this one. I have
    purchased (eBay) an antique/user drawknife. It's an adjustable handle 8" James Swan model and the blade is more or less a straight line across the...
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    It just doesn't get any better than this !

    It just doesn't get any better than this !
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    I was pleased to see so many wonderful old and...

    I was pleased to see so many wonderful old
    and loved wooden boats in Salem today. I
    really enjoyed Annie the Fenwick Williams
    design and also seeing four Friendship sloops in one place at the same...
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    I built a solid spar 28'6" overall using this...

    I built a solid spar 28'6" overall using this scarfed method after losing an argument with a draw-bridge and the tide..... It really is fun to
    see the finished product emerge from that
    square hunk...
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    Thanks for the great collection of photos. I...

    Thanks for the great collection of photos. I
    went aboard both Taleisin & Serrafyn when they were together in Annapolis for a show a few years back. Your pictures are a real treat for my eyes. I see...
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    This may be obvious to everyone else here but it ...

    This may be obvious to everyone else here but it
    took me a little time to work out...being prone to
    doing things the hardest way possible given half a chance. The drill speed seems really critical...
  43. Thread: Angelique???

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    I seem to remember an article in WoodenBoat which...

    I seem to remember an article in WoodenBoat which
    names a gentleman who imports the stuff by the container and sells it to folks like Gannon & Benjamin at what seemed like reasonable prices.
    He was...
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    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some...

    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some
    needed shelf space and sold a large chunk of my collection of back issues via eBay....My reasoning, if it can be called that...was that the
    proceeds...
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    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some...

    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some
    needed shelf space and sold a large chunk of my collection of back issues via eBay....My reasoning, if it can be called that...was that the
    proceeds...
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    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some...

    I made the truly foolish decision to clear some
    needed shelf space and sold a large chunk of my collection of back issues via eBay....My reasoning, if it can be called that...was that the
    proceeds...
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    The foundry is on a service road which runs...

    The foundry is on a service road which runs
    between route 95 and the Providence River.
    It's literally a lead lines cast from the highway,
    bad pun intended ( ..never deny the neighbors
    at good...
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    The foundry is on a service road which runs...

    The foundry is on a service road which runs
    between route 95 and the Providence River.
    It's literally a lead lines cast from the highway,
    bad pun intended ( ..never deny the neighbors
    at good...
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    The foundry is on a service road which runs...

    The foundry is on a service road which runs
    between route 95 and the Providence River.
    It's literally a lead lines cast from the highway,
    bad pun intended ( ..never deny the neighbors
    at good...
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    The last photo in the post that starts this...

    The last photo in the post that starts this thread is one amazing shot. Fine Art IMHO.
    Thanks for sharing your project with us.
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