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    Re: Grebe is done! 13' Shaarpie Build

    I like it! Could this be buildt with solid wood? (Ofcourse ask the designer :-)) Not too many sharpies in Norway, so it makes me curious... Something about the really simple construction... good luck...
  2. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    Just let me know when your plan is ready. We will have several boats to choose from depending on weather and crew, so unless I am away when you pass (I usually stay in the area) we can make it happen...
  3. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    We did see some tourist when we picked up the boat in april, but not many. From now I believe its a gradually increase in tourists. Paint your house, sail your boats, and take a trip to Lofoten in...
  4. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    The 2,5 room Nordlandsboat I am restoring for my friend, is looking forward to get out of the shady shed. Another stroke of paint, and a bit linseed oil/tar soup, and he is ready, (yep its a he...)...
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    Good to hear your enthusiasm Gary. But get her...

    Good to hear your enthusiasm Gary. But get her married! 😎

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    Re: Joining The Norwegian Coastal Federation Bodø

    Shared this video in another thread also. Sailing together in small boats is something I have not don too much before, but its really fun! We have decided to organize a small regatta for faerings...
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    Gib, is the planks encapsulated in epoxy, or just...

    Gib, is the planks encapsulated in epoxy, or just treated with oil?

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    Mothers day 😳😳😳😳 Only in US i believe... puh!!! ...

    Mothers day 😳😳😳😳 Only in US i believe... puh!!!

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    Cleaning beaches on an Island outside Bodø. The...

    Cleaning beaches on an Island outside Bodø. The Coastal federation is one of many organizations to take part in this every spring. And we got the best way to get there too 😊 But sad to see how much...
  10. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    Sailing together with a friend in an Åfjordsboat. Top speed today 6 knt.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmXuKTzP9Q8
  11. Not this, he paid 3000 nkr (360 usd) but yes if...

    Not this, he paid 3000 nkr (360 usd) but yes if you pay attention you find some free projects, and if everyone knows your interest, the projects find you.😊

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  12. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    I found a drawing with the names of the strakes on a faering. "Ripbordet" is what you would call the sheerstrake. Then you have the "snerting" that is the plank I need to replace aft. Then you have...
  13. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    Did he also stretch the lenght of the boat? We call theese faerings "Two and a half room faering". The extra room was not needed to strenghten the boat, but give some extra space, making the boat...
  14. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    yep,, Saxboard is what i need to replace, just did not know the english term :-) It was a facinating place to pick up a boat like this. Its a "Hundromsfæring" A faering wit a half extra"rom" ( One...
  15. My boat have the name Signe, since it was buildt....

    My boat have the name Signe, since it was buildt. Signe will now get a friend called Hagbard. Signe and Hagbard is a couple from an old viking story. My friend bought a 19 ft Nordlandboat faering. He...
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    I love that video, seen it before. I really doubt that round stones roll out in a capzice, especially in a relatively deep Nordlandsboat as mine. I know some use plastic containers with water as...
  17. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    I am using stones for balast like they are build for. I have been thinking a lot of the danger of the stones taking the boat down in a capsize, an would like to find a way to have some boyancy. On...
  18. Finally on water in Bodø harbour. We dit a...

    Finally on water in Bodø harbour. We dit a test-sailing and got typical 1. of may weather. From no wind to 8 ms. sun and hail at the same time. But the boat loved it and sailed up to 6 knot. speed....
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    Turned Burl birch made by one of the weterans, to...

    Turned Burl birch made by one of the weterans, to frame the hole for the main sheet.

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    Yeah, sorry I did not tell you how many days I would recomend spending here first time you arrived :-) BTW: The coastal federation will get two 20 ft square rigged boats in a couple of years, and...
  21. Re: Restoring a 20 ft. Nordlandsbåt. Traditional row and sail from northern Norway.

    I am getting my nordlandsboat ready for a season on water. Because I have other boats, and no trailer for this, it was used only two times last year with a borrowed trailer. This year I will rent a...
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    oiled and hanging to dry, but you get the picture...

    oiled and hanging to dry, but you get the picture 😊https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190422/d77e89442d1effd2585f75eb4ad3f65f.jpg

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    Thats a perfect question!!! They do give...

    Thats a perfect question!!! They do give different experiences. The Argie is easy to launc, easy to tack, and also sail faster I believe *not tested ..yet.) I feel more safe in the Nordlandsboat if...
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    If I tell my friends I caught a monster fish, and...

    If I tell my friends I caught a monster fish, and show them this, I guess they laugh at me. This is a mediun sized cod, and they are comnon here 😎 I will show you if I get one of the 40 kg Halibuts...
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    First sail of the season. ...

    First sail of the season.

    https://youtu.be/tZ0LHl8vopE

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    First new frame ready to be fastened ...

    First new frame ready to be fastened

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    Re: Small runabout barn-find

    My sander looks a bit tired here :-) The planking looks fresh and sound most of the hull. A few splines in some cracks will be needed.

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    I always expect april to be spring, and it always...

    I always expect april to be spring, and it always surprise me with snow and cold nights 😎. But a good month for making boats ready for the season

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    We have also treated the sails with some bark...

    We have also treated the sails with some bark soup

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    Having a good time painting the Åttring...

    Having a good time painting the Åttring "Hæringen" today. Looking forward to sailing season starts!

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    Soon redy to make new floor/ frames. I willl...

    Soon redy to make new floor/ frames. I willl replace most of them, its not a complicated task. First I will scrape, clean and sand the hull inside, and at the same time inspect it to see if I need...
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    Re: Fixing up a Folkboat

    Subscribing to your youtube channel so best subscribing here too. Dreaming about a folkboat!
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    The condition of the frames is not so good, from...

    The condition of the frames is not so good, from midship to transom. They are also easy to replace in this area, as they are fairly straight.
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    All new planking fixed in place, but need more...

    All new planking fixed in place, but need more rivets. I will invite a friend to help.

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    First new bottom plank installed, just need some...

    First new bottom plank installed, just need some more rivets. This project is about learning, an a preperation for next build. I have decided to replace most of the floor beams. With the new straight...
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    yepp, most vikings was single handed,, after...

    yepp, most vikings was single handed,, after fight with britt's ofcourse 😁

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    My build will be sawn frames where you build up...

    My build will be sawn frames where you build up the frames together with the hull, as the Vikings did 😉

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    Re: Small runabout barn-find

    Looks like a proper tool. How does it work further up the sheer, when it needs to be placed more horisontal? My simple tool is made for my small restoration project where only bottom planking is...
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    A little helping hand for fastening rivets and...

    A little helping hand for fastening rivets and roves.

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    Too much wind today, so sailing was replaced with...

    Too much wind today, so sailing was replaced with making a tarp cover for the rig. The mast and sail can now be raised and ready for sailing in 5 minutes. proof of early season is the powder snow on...
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    Re: Small runabout barn-find

    Thankyou for the flip Kent. No name yet. It is not common to name theese small boats here, but I might do... This is one of several project, and going a bit slow at times. I have a discussion with...
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    Re: Kate LK 126. A Zulu Herring Drifter...

    24 hours! I soaked some blocks I have made in linseed 24 hours, but did not cook them. Is that for better penetration, or is there other reasons for cooking?
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    Re: Small runabout barn-find

    A cm to go to fit the keel to the garboard plank. A little head scratching on why there is till a cm to go, but I believe I will manage to fix it. The old keeel is used as at template. Looking...
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    Re: Small runabout barn-find

    A cm to go to fit the keel to the garboard plank. A little head scratching on why there is till a cm to go, but I believe I will manage to fix it. The old keeel is used as at template. Looking...
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    A new project with fixing a faering. New stem and...

    A new project with fixing a faering. New stem and replacing a plank

    But sailing will soon be the priority.


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    Got this from my friend. The new rope block and...

    Got this from my friend. The new rope block and keip in action in Lofoten

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    Its around zero celsius in that area now. They...

    Its around zero celsius in that area now. They are working hard with fishing and rowing, so I believe they stay warm. The åfjordboat is the smallest in middle of the photo. and right in this below....
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    Re: Joining The Norwegian Coastal Federation Bodø

    I wish I was. I discovered too late that I wanted to go, and its a polular seminar, and fully booked. But my friend is there with the Åfjordsboat we have been working on this winter. We worked extra...
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    Re: Joining The Norwegian Coastal Federation Bodø

    Lupossonic have you looked in this thread for thoughts on deck treating "norwegian style" http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?156395-Rebuilding-quot-Haabet-quot/page14&highlight=colin+archer
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    Re: Kate LK 126. A Zulu Herring Drifter...

    Impressing project, must read it all when I have time ;-)
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