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    Re: Newbie with Lots of Questions

    If you're not, become a member of Off Center Harbor Boat Videos, Wooden Boat Building | Sailing, Docking & Rowing a Boat (offcenterharbor.com) Search through their building videos. Their's a...
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    Re: Canoe Gunnels?

    122533122534 Here's a couple. Ash outwales on a mad river and Philippine mahogany on an old fiberglass Old Town. We do a lot of them here. White oak is nice also. Softer woods work they just get...
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    Re: Crack in Cedar bottom plank

    There's a great old video of Don street putting copper tingles on Iolaire. but I like willin's idea of the bar soap.
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    Re: Deck question.

    On these they just fit snug together. I guess you could glue them, or caulk. But after their finished or varnished they don't leak. They seem to be strong and have held up well for years. Mostly I...
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    Re: Deck question.

    121628121627121633 Here's one of mahogany and one from cedar. I do a couple every year. Tongue and groove or lap joint. If this is what you're talking about. Usually, 1/4 inch thick and about 10 or...
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    Re: Webcam from the WB Pier!

    I know this thread is Wooden Boat cam. But these Shetland webcams are so cool. Best to look at in the summer when Victoria Pier is full of cruising boats.
    Victoria Pier | Shetland Webcams
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    Re: Electric boost for a camping rowboat

    I put a 54AH Dakota lithium battery on my sailboat. The boats about 1,200 lbs. With a Minn kota 55 lb thrust. Mostly I use it to get in and out of the cove or to get home when the wind dies. Though I...
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    17 foot Bullnose Sportboat

    I love this boat. I've been looking at it since it came out in Wooden Boat's sketchbook. issue 277. I e-mailed JF Bedard. I'd love to see a plan/kit soon.
    BULLNOSE a 17′ Sport-Boat Trailer Cruiser...
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    Re: Air Compressor

    yup, Ingersoll Rand 60 upright. Mine is 20 years old. I think I replaced the head gasket once. I use it almost every day and still going strong.
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    Re: How to name a boat?

    Nice Georgian Bay video Tom :) good music too.
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    Re: How to name a boat?

    My last boat was QUESTER . like wanderer or explorer. you can use it |:) I sold the boat. My new boat , 1966 Mariner is WILDFLOWER. The boats done but the names not on it yet. My wife likes it, a...
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    Re: Small Boat Sailing

    120265 This thread reminded me of my first big boat sail many years ago. Mystic Seaport's Brilliant. Rail down (well under) and headed for Block Island. After we got there the captain said I guess...
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    Re: Edey and Duff Gaff rig cutter

    WOW, doesn't get any prettier than that.
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    Re: I know nothing: Choosing a PFD?

    I used to carry a knotted floating line and let it drag behind the boat. About 20 feet long. Thinking I could grab it if I went over. Never needed it but it was nice at anchor for the kids and me to...
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    Re: Identify and restore

    Mahogany ply on a 45 like that. Possibly Dundee boat co.
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    Re: Skiff to Build w/ Kids - 10' Max....

    Look through the pram/tender kits on the Wooden Boat magazine site. https://www.woodenboat.com/boat-plans-kits/pippie-8-tender
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    Tom Robinson's Pacific row

    I've been following his row across the Pacific. Great stuff. Here's a great article from his site. Why Wood? Tom Robinson Boats
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    Marsali Taylor Shetland Sailing Murder Mystery Series I usually don't read fiction. But WOW! If you like sailing, these are the murder mysteries for you. I'm on her eighth book. She's also a...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Yes, Looks nice :) Kirby's semi gloss would look nice on a boat like that.
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    Re: Corvus 15' catboat by Wittholz

    So I'm still looking for this boat. A Wittholz Corvus. Would love to find one. There was one out west for sale last year. And one in NY. I'd love to build but just don't have the time. A fixer upper...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    The book is Traditional Boat Building made easy by Richard Kolin. Probably still available from Woodenboat. Great little book for building a 12 foot skiff.
    On that bottom lap. Best if you can...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Sorry 2 photos. Or maybe you don't need that outside bottom plank. Now that you don't have a planked bottom. Maybe just a long heavy keel/skeg. Just a thought.
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

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    Re: Electric boost for a camping rowboat

    Thanks, I'll look at those amperetime batteries they sound interesting. Dave
  25. Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    Just today I had an offer of cash for my asking price. He said he was going to send someone else to pick it up and they had to come get it asap. 7 hour drive. But the questions he asked all the...
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    Re: Electric boost for a camping rowboat

    I'm putting a small trolling motor on my sailboat. And I'm going with this battery. I know it's $$$$ but I'm going for it. :) ...
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    Re: Workshop organization and benches

    There's a book by Fine woodworking called Great Workshops. You would love it. It covers small shops , and has great photos. Organization, dust collection and all. Dave
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    Re: Paint additive?

    A foam roller works best. Hopefully your using that. And not just a short nap. That orange peel isn't flowing out like it should. Even though I love Kirby's it's tough to get the hang of it....
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    Re: Herreshoff's Fish Class

    A Flatfish would be on my Dream boat list. :)
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    I used epoxy. thixo in a tube. 4200 work fine also. I put a strip of glass around the edge and then a layer over the whole bottom. I struck a waterline and bottom painted when done. Not that it's...
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    Re: Finish for a paddle shaft/handle

    I just finished a set of oars in Cetol, great stuff. If your rowing for fun any finish will be fine. If your a serious paddler/rower put nothing on the hand grips. 116321
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    Re: Finishing cedar floor boards

    I just did some floorboards in Benjamin Moore Arborcoat. It's a semi transparent deck stain. Meant to be out in the weather and take a beating. Comes in some great colors. It's beautiful stuff and...
  33. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    OK here's what to do. I guessing there cross bars of wood. Mine are metal. Cover with some kind of padding. I used pipe insulation. I used spray glue to keep it from shifting. Go to sailrite.com...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Wow that looks really good. Yes 1/2 inch made everything stiff no flexing. And that 's all I had at the time :). I only had to repair a foot section of the chine. I'm probably going to sell my boat,...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    A lot of interesting tools here. https://toolsforworkingwood.com/store/index.php One of the few places you can still get a Holdfast. ...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Those fold down galvanized oarlocks are great. I put mine back on. Oh the most important thing while working on it. Have fun doing it. :)
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Ok , Taking a break from varnishing here. I used 1/2 inch ply , scarfed on the front , small piece. Nailed it to the bottom chines ( after I repaired them) with bronze ring nails and Thixo. Then one...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    Wow! I just finished one. very similar. I could describe to you what I did but for now I'll just put up a couple of photos. To much work to stop for long today. I did replace the planked bottom with...
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    Re: Paint additive?

    Rolling and tipping is fine. But a slight breeze or wind on the surface will quickly set up the paint. Probably to quickly. Good luck.
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    Re: Paint additive?

    Sounds like your doing it right. Unless your painting in the sun. Or painting to slowly, you should be moving along pretty quick. I've been painting with Kirby paint the last couple of weeks. 4 inch...
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    Re: What is the origin of the Cove Stripe?

    Cove stripe 115233
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    Re: cabin sole paint

    Treadmaster is great stuff . cut to size ,glue it down. Nice to walk on and it looks good. I put some on the deck of my old sailboat . Still looks good after 10 years.
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    Re: trailer tongue hinge as mast tabernacle

    https://www.com-pacyachts.com/mastendr-mastraising.html
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    Re: trailer tongue hinge as mast tabernacle

    It must be strong Suncat's had it for years. To apply it to my mast or a square one you'd have to have a good metal/stainless person produce one. I can build a boat but I'm not very good with metal...
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    Re: trailer tongue hinge as mast tabernacle

    115132 This is from a suncat. I always wanted to do this to my mast so I could leave the boom on when trailering.
  46. Re: Any suggestions as to who designed this yacht?

    THATS ! , a good looking boat. |:)
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    So.... how about two wooden ramps on the garage floor that would angle the trailer up in the back when you back it in. So you could hook and unhook at a better angle. Then the trailer could live on...
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    Re: Sanding between paint coats .. why?

    114823 Brightside rolled and tipped. Maroon scotch-brite between coats.
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    Re: Inexpensive cruising yachts under 32'

    My first large boat was a 1973 Bristol 30 . Not the 29 9 I think that was later. Everything about the boat was perfect. Standing headroom. enclosed head. Full keel. well, cutaway forefoot ,Four nice...
  50. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    Yup, I agree with Willin, you don't want a glue starved joint with epoxy.
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