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  1. Re: Messed up resin to hardener ration . . . will it harden eventually?

    I made a similar mistake using an epoxy formulated to use to repair concrete. I had read on this forum that some epoxy users will put the leftover mixed epoxy in the freezer. What could it hurt. ...
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    Re: Designing a Sailboat

    I have been following this thread for a bit. I am a novice and when when I decided to build a sailboat at age 61, I was going to design my own, just cause. Did a scale drawing and spent around 10...
  3. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    Thhere is a product called MDO. I believe it is used for sign painting. I can safely say that it is an outdoor product. The faces are smooth as MDF. I find it at Menards. It is called medium...
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    Re: Lighting 19 Renovation

    A funky looking Snipe?
  5. Re: Silicone Roof Coating to solve deck and pilot house leaks?

    Exactly. You don't want to be in the same room with any silicone when refinishing anything. IMO
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    Re: 1949 18' Dunphy sailboat - Condor is a clone of an Arrow

    I really like reading about this stuff. A boat has to have a story.
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    Re: Tormach pcnc 1000. Possible uses.

    Shopbot is staying. I have had him flatten some slabs for me. He doesn't know what to do with the Tormach, nor do I. Any ideas?
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    Re: Tormach pcnc 1000. Possible uses.

    Thanks. I am afraid my friend has taken a shine to the shopbots. The Tormach is just sitting there collecting dust.
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    Tormach pcnc 1000. Possible uses.

    I have a friend who is a shop teacher at a local high school. He inherited 2 Shopbot CNC machines and a Tormach pcnc 1000 metal cnc. I am asking any machinist inclined boat people what could be...
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    Re: Refinishing cabin sides

    So the white areas are a reflection and not colored? If possible you could mix some powder pigment with the varnish and fill the scratches with it. It might just come out if the grooves aren't deep...
  11. Re: Introduction and a bit of discovery, if we may.

    Looking forward to following your build. If I remember correctly, the famous Ted Wells is from around there.
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    This is turning out to a really good looking boat. Good work.
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    Re: Shim under the strut?

    Especially useful if your arthritis makes card scrapers too painful.
  14. Re: Somes Sound 12-1/2 New Build - Materials Sources

    Is there a Liberty Hardwoods or Intermountain Wood Products in KC? We have both in Omaha and they carry mahogany and the Liberty carries cypress for about 3-3.50 bf. There is also a Liberty...
  15. Re: 1967 Borresen Dragon: thicker timber keel version??

    Well....there's that....Ha!
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    Rabbits.....
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    That is a fine looking boat!
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    Re: wood for boatbuilding in Nova Scotia

    So...red oak soaked in Bora-care. I could learn to like that. Got access to red oak for days and a gallon of Bora-care concentrate. Interior framing, seats and stuff. Mind blown.
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    I have a Jet wet grinder. Tormek knockoff. I just put a diamond wheel on it and it has cut my hollow grinding time on my chisels and plane blades 10-20 fold. When the plane blades are sharp, you can...
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    Haven 12.5. Cold molded with 1/8 " cypress, 2 layers at a 45, then 3/16ths mahogany with flute and bead edging. Going to use all 22 frames. Laminated white oak keel and stem. Probably going to go...
  21. Re: Kiwi - "Restoration" of Grandfathers 1964 Hartley 16.5

    Excellent story and the project is continuing a tradition. Bravo. My only experience is restoring a 16 foot wooden row boat, carvel planked with 7/8" cedar that was nail set. It had been glassed...
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    Re: Bilge Keels - Glue or Glue and Screw?

    That is fucking brilliant......like the kids say.
  23. Re: tighten-up a wallowed-out number 8 wood screw hole in softwood ???

    Excellent advise.
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    Re: Building Heidi | Documenting & Questions

    Great looking boat! I am impressed with your set up and your selection of wood and grain orientation. I am just starting my first build and your documentation is providing a lot of inspiration.
  25. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Reddit and twitter could make the neighbor famous. Hopefully it won't come to that.
  26. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Exactly. Thank you for the link.
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    Re: Campion Apple 16 Build

    Looks realiy good. I am new here and really appreciate your posting. Hope to be posting pics of my project soon.
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    Re: 5.5 metre project

    I love watching this project.
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    Re: Stevenson projects vacationer

    Pretty effing cool!
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    Re: Who Are They?

    Jamie Farr and Loretta Swit
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    Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    I am new here and with this project.....I can't even.
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    Re: Restoring a 1929 Stephens Cruiser

    As the kids say, "nature is metal as fuck".
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    Re: Restoring a 1929 Stephens Cruiser

    I love Epifanes. Full disclosure, I have only restored one wooden boat. It took 7 years, so I re-refinished many parts of the boat with just a clearcoat(bright). I liked the way you could sand the...
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    Re: Building the Myst - Round 6?

    This is impressive. I hope to have your success.
  35. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Exactly.
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    Re: Let's build a Jericho Bay Lobster Skiff

    That is a handsome boat!
  37. Re: Ripping long stringers with a circular saw?

    Nice.
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    Re: i can tell that we are gonna be friends

    That's a handsome looking dog!
  39. Re: Stambaugh Sailing Skiff Build in Virginia Mountains

    I am jealous. They sure want a lot for the William and Hussey units now.
  40. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    In my experience, it takes just a few tools to make a piece of furniture. It takes all the tools to repair it.
  41. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    That is not an original idea.....would if I could.
  42. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Honestly, this project is why I am going to build my sailboat.
  43. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    I want to thank all those who responded to my idea. I have come to the conclusion that while there may be some merit to the concept, it's pretty effing stupid. I my shop I have a big box where I keep...
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    Re: Sharpen a carbide tipped saw blade?

    It's a great saw. I take mine to the local sharpening place. East peasy. There are companies that make blades that are compatible. Look on Amazon. I also found the Makita track guide, the plastic...
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    Re: Catspaw for first build

    That is effing beautiful! Just saying.
  46. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    Just emailed them. Lets see what they say.
  47. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    Love the way you think.
  48. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    My idea is to make thin, stable, sturdy, planking material that would be butt jointed, 2 1/2 inches or 3 inches wide. If possible.

    QUOTE=John Meachen;6322566]I don't think I would want to use...
  49. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    My source has been Veneer suppliers. I am guessing it's 1/32.
  50. Re: using laminated raw veneer to make planks crazy yes, why not?

    But all my clamps?!!
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