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    Re: the sharpest blade you ever sharpened

    Probably a Mora knife , the basic carbon steel model with the birch handle painted red. I was cutting some willows and sliced a finger didn't know it till I saw the blood ... damn , slapped it closed...
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    Re: Buffy Sainte-Marie

    Buffy is great , quite the songwriter .

    The Cree people were wide ranging and part of the diaspora out of the "woodlands" and onto the prairies, this happened beginning in the 1600's from what...
  3. Re: Is there a reason for changing clocks back to Standard Time ?

    post #24 was rather good
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    Re: can't find my way home

    John Tyson , will he get canned or rehab by the company ? Since the name of the company is Tyson Foods I expect the latter .


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHVCXKjZ-BY
  5. Is there a reason for changing clocks back to Standard Time ?

    Here we are 45 days away from the winter solstice and logic would dictate going back to DST 45 days after the solstice which would be about Feb 5 at 2 am but no someone figures March 12 is the day...
  6. Re: credited with killing more people than any other

    Amanita phalloides — Death cap , also found in BC now , if not in Alaska likely soon will be.

    I know a few mushrooms but only eat fresh shaggy manes. Commonly found at roadsides soon after a...
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    Re: Unexpected covers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDXc7MznYvY
  8. Re: Sacheen LittleFeather's sisters say she was a fraud

    [QUOTE=TomF;6746743]There's a similar scandal unfolding in Canada, with a (now retired) professor at the University of British Columbia called out for possibly fraudulent indigenous ancestry, having...
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    Re: Canvas Canoe Filler

    One other option i have heard of is to use LePage PL Premium Construction Adhesive thinned with mineral spirits ( paint thinner ) so you can spatula/brush it on smooth . Never used it myself but...
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    Re: Pedal Cat design

    Probably you have seen this website already http://ihpva.org/water.htm the archives might hold useful info
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    Victoria BC Harbour 1912

    Is that a garvey in the right foreground ?

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  12. Re: payment terms for work - i have never heard of such

    Wild mushroom pickers in BC drop off their daily harvest at buyers stations for cash, sometimes out in the bush , could be a couple hours away from a town . The buyers have a wingman or two...
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    Re: Finish for a paddle shaft/handle

    I've had good luck with whatever is in our workshop , a few cans of Watco oil to be exact , one was pretty gummy so i poured in some paint thinner shook it up and should be good for another decade...
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    Pretty amazing that it all came together with many careers being accelerated . Joni Mitchell wasn't there but her song " Woodstock " seems to have caught the experience .
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    Re: Cedar shingles

    [QUOTE=David G;6709691]Not suitable for the 'temperate rainforest' climate of the NW, nor the humidity of the NE. But I've heard of shingles from a variety of local 'non-durable' species working just...
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    Re: Cedar shingles

    Aspen has been used for shingle for centuries in Europe and in some place of the USA and Canada as well . Interesting that it lasts about 20 years on roofs in NE Alberta , for siding it should last...
  17. Thread: Wildfire

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    Re: Wildfire

    Living in rural coastal BC Canada , forests are the norm but the increasingly hot springs and summers are not as it is in most of the world . Our house is surrounded by 2nd growth fir trees some up...
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    Re: SOF Racing Kayak

    David Zimmerly has some drawings of native arctic kayaks with bottom sections approaching a semi-circular shape which helps with speed www.arctickayaks.com

    Much depends on the engine for racing...
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    Re: How big would you say this hawk is?

    Harpy eagle, females can be over 20lbs ! There is a movie called "Harpy" with a curious ending implied involving said eagle
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    Re: The Tragedy of Elon Musk

    His Space X program adds a twist to global politics and you know ... military applications
  21. Re: Whose got some oldies in their music collection

    The Oldest Song in the World from about 3500 BC
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8tfBLvlN98

    though I prefer his Epic of Gilgamesh
  22. Re: What Rock or Pop Music LP do you think is perfect?

    Neil Young's " Comes a Time " one of his mellow albums , just a satisfying listen of an artist in their prime....
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    Re: Do you know the correct answer?

    Nicely put .... now can you help me pick the winning numbers to tonight's lottery draw of $55 million ? I have to pick the 7 winning numbers and the ticket costs $5 , or should I buy the lesser...
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    Re: Cheap skin-on-frame canoe

    http://robroy.dyndns.info/baidarka/ good site for links , it's old so some could be gone or accessible through www.archive.org

    Skin on frame is yes more "disposable" and a cheaper way to go ,...
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    Re: Unexpected covers

    The Dead South , does " You are My Sunshine " only darker


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MevYCdn5S8
  26. Re: Skin on Frame Kayak - Purpose of a Deck Plate

    Did you build the Roldarka ? It looks like a most excellent hull .
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    Re: Worldwide Nuclear War more likely ?

    I wonder if the billionaires have been showing up in New Zealand lately ? https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/06/what-happens-to-nz-if-global-nuclear-war-breaks-out.html
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    Worldwide Nuclear War more likely ?

    Well here we are in 2022 and I'm thinking about what if a nuke hits near , probably won't feel a thing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iPH-br_eJQ
  29. CL find good price only it's in Moscow , no not that Moscow

    Looks like a well made canoe in Moscow Idaho

    https://pullman.craigslist.org/boa/d/moscow-skin-on-frame-canoe/7455071865.html
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    Re: Guitar lady extraordinaire.

    Ellen McIlwaine plays 2 original songs , wonderful player and singer . Sadly she left us less than a year after this was filmed.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIkjYBs6nD0
  31. Re: Local 18 yr old wins 250 mile foot race Dawson to Arctic Circle

    Sounds like the race was held on the Dempster Highway so as long as no blizzards you can't get lost . Just cold and wind to worry about maybe the odd wolf pack :eek:

    It's good to be young with...
  32. Local 18 yr old wins 250 mile foot race Dawson to Arctic Circle

    Impressive win in 4 days 15 hrs and 11 mins

    https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/sports/comox-teen-wins-worlds-toughest-coldest-foot-race/
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    Re: Military strategy

    Which one is deeper underground Putin or Zelensky ?
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    Re: Zelensky has some b@11s

    The Russians are moving a thermobaric weapon team into play it has been reported .

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermobaric_weapon#Military_use

    sometimes it is better to live to fight...
  35. Re: Make a Tule Canoe With all Stone Tools

    That was a good video . Here is another of Dino Labiste building one , video link is at the end of the 3rd page
    http://primitiveways.com/Tule_boat1.html
  36. Jon Stewart calls ‘overreaction’ to Spotify’s Joe Rogan debacle ‘a mistake’

    Remember Jon Stewart , veteran TV host , media darling or is he soon to be cancelled by the knee jerk reaction crowd

    Curious what he has to say about the Rogan-Spotify circus
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  37. Re: Canadian Political New - Conservative leader is leader no more

    or is that Western Succession ? Scheer and now O'Toole - we hardly got to know ya .

    Not all the West wants to separate from Canada just the parts that don't agree with their world view :p
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    Re: Joe Rogan vs Neil Young on Spotify

    Back in the 80's we thought Milli Vanilli was fun with their 2 catchy songs or was it one :p . Didn't matter to us if they weren't the real singers - the video was a hoot .
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    Re: Joe Rogan vs Neil Young on Spotify

    I watched a few of Joe Rogan's interviews on youtoob . Seems like he has a diverse group of people on his show . From the shows I saw Joe seems to be open minded and doesn't claim to be an expert on...
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    Optimistic Craigslist Ad

    :d Just a little optimistic


    https://comoxvalley.craigslist.org/spo/d/comox-18-cedar-strip-kayak-project/7433832295.html
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    Re: Name this 20 ft boat

    took some looking to find the history of John B's "new stripper "

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?103633-My-new-stripper
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    Name this 15 1/2 ft boat

    Requesting ID of this 20 ft * it is 15 ' 6" long boat from the Brain Trust . ( not sure where I got the idea it was 20 ft )



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    Re: Wood & Canvas Canoe, Va. Craigslist.

    That is a beauty and a deal
  44. Re: BROTM post for today. Old dogs, how long do you keep them going when they're fail

    A neighbour down the road had an older labrador that perked up a lot after a switch in diet to raw meat and CoQ10 supplement. He got another good year or two after that .
  45. Re: Who knows the first reported occupational cancer?

    These days it is Asbestos which is still in drywall mud and insulation and other things we are exposed to .
  46. Re: Twenty-four foot (!) Whitehall for sale on Seattle craigslist

    Seems like the boat is in Victoria BC for $10k Canadian https://www.usedvictoria.com/sail-boats/39305465
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    Re: Girls in Canoes

    Kitwanga

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    Re: The Ship's Cook...

    Probably took a smoke break after 15

    Seriously though it has been reported that heroin addicts say it is more difficult to quit smoking than heroin
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    Re: Top heavy Pleasure Craft

    Yikes , 98 souls lost . From an engineering point of view adding a top deck must result in complex calculating in hull design to prevent capsize . Roll tests are necessary for larger ships I...
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    Top heavy Pleasure Craft

    This photo looks to be on Comox Lake BC early 1900's .

    With several adults on the roof it looks to be unsafe if a sudden wind gust should catch it , it likely has considerable coal on board that...
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