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    Re: Asking for help.

    Looks like he passed in 2009 RIP, apparently his "stuff" is with the Chesapeake bay maritime museum

    seems there are a number of "blue moon" boat designs.

    WB has this on the site. ...
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    Thank you Benson! I think I like the square...

    Thank you Benson! I think I like the square corners!

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    Got the order mixed up on the photographs, I...

    Got the order mixed up on the photographs, I love the hold downs on the bench....
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    Todd do you have a close up of the rectangular...

    Todd do you have a close up of the rectangular seat cane? I tried zooming in on the picture but can't get large enough.
    The frames made, even used the mortise drill,. I did cut one more mortise...
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    Yup I'm knee deep in all kinds of those Jamie. I...

    Yup I'm knee deep in all kinds of those Jamie. I was going to make a captive pattern that holds the router collar bit so there is no chance of the router moving away from the pattern Edge like...
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    Thanks! Sent from my LG-M430 using Tapatalk

    Thanks!

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    Todd, what's your feeling on mitered spline...

    Todd, what's your feeling on mitered spline Corners? I've never seen it but seems to me it would look better because the seat frames are rectangular. I have to get some new router bits for the...
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    I've used the water-based poly a lot for indoor...

    I've used the water-based poly a lot for indoor projects I kind of love it but it's still hard to get used to the Milky color and it dries clear,. The real varnish that is on there now is really dark...
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    Re: Lighting/wiring requirements?

    There are boat wiring harnesses made for various size boats AND there is also a marine wiring color code. DIY builders many not care for any of this but I could be something that would make your...
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    I realized why people don't want to do pressed in...

    I realized why people don't want to do pressed in cane on canoe seats or other types: it's the difficulty of making the groove with a router bit! I'm working on that solution will report back with my...
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    Well as usual we drifted far from the OP's mast...

    Well as usual we drifted far from the OP's mast build. I picked up a birdsmouth router bit years ago never used it I was actually thinking for projects on a lathe more than boat oriented things when...
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    Oh Ian you forgot about a feature serious...

    Oh Ian you forgot about a feature serious fishermen should have on their boats weather they're built or bought...
    https://youtu.be/NgFhJN4H0T0
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    I appreciate the offer I don't see any necessity...

    I appreciate the offer I don't see any necessity for it anymore even though I do talk about thank you :)

    I actually saved the cardboard half forms for many years but they and my. offsets...
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    Sounds like you have a production shop Tom? But...

    Sounds like you have a production shop Tom? But your Jack or Jill average... Eh

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    I agree and I posted the subject lol. I was...

    I agree and I posted the subject lol.

    I was looking on YouTube there's dozens and dozens maybe hundreds of videos about making horizontal routers but virtually nothing about them being used
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    Me jump on the bandsaw thing also. they are...

    Me jump on the bandsaw thing also. they are deadly because they're so quiet. I think there's a subconscious message sent by bandsaws that they are something like a sewing machine and we...
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    There are some amazing Naval Architects here on...

    There are some amazing Naval Architects here on the site,. I'm far from any of that, I just know the type of boats I've been in a kind of boats that seemed to work on different types of water, ...
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    I was in the HVAC business my whole life. The...

    I was in the HVAC business my whole life. The dream of having a boat and furniture restoration business died about 20 years ago. But most of us know dreams are hard to let go.

    I've always...
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    I just think it was one of the most slick...

    I just think it was one of the most slick projects I've ever seen on that particular television show. I doubt that I would ever need one, the router table I built over a year ago now I've only...
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    Well I don't think any flat bottoms boats are...

    Well I don't think any flat bottoms boats are going to serve your needs just going by what you've said so far. I've seen some of the Lakes in Utah you can certainly go with an ocean going boat and...
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    That's cool Ron I can't afford one so I tend to...

    That's cool Ron I can't afford one so I tend to offer suggestions based on what I can't afford lol. Track saws are pretty nice I will not argue that!

    Plunge cutting with a circular saw can be...
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    Well Tolman isn't the only Stitch and glue...

    Well Tolman isn't the only Stitch and glue designer out there. I posted Tolman because I really like it and there aren't many power boats that I really like. good luck on whatever you choose I...
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    Oscillating tools really would work well for...

    Oscillating tools really would work well for taking the frames out they were actually designed for undercutting door trim, baseboard, toe kicks, where a Sawzall just won't work. Kind of also works...
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    Well there's really nothing wrong with rounded...

    Well there's really nothing wrong with rounded corner mortise and tenons I know tradition dictates heavily in things like this but...

    Beyond that, think of things like raised panels done on a...
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    Re: "Do you have plans for -----"?

    Thanks all! Hugh, it's beech. I had a build thread here but PhotF --ket killed the pics. A friend dropped a pick up truck load of heat treated 5"X5"X6'beech here about 3 years ago. I've been...
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    Re: Table saw, router, track saw decisions

    All tools, hand power or any combination are dangerous.. but then.. drinking yer coffee and leaving the spoon in can be disastrous also.

    Table saw is the most versatile tool ever devised....
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    Tilt top router

    I watch these woodworking shows over and over and over again Woodsmith is doing this project on this tilting router top table which I think is pretty nice even if you build it it's still not going to...
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    You built a boat you can build the oars! but...

    You built a boat you can build the oars! but then some aren't that expensive,

    I looked up your boat the beam is 5' 5" ? Pretty sure you're going to need longer oars that's if you want to get...
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    All you need is a tea kettle a hose and a long...

    All you need is a tea kettle a hose and a long piece of PVC pipe. Or you can steam half. you can do it in an hour again, steam is not that difficult to do once you get over the mental block.
    ...
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    Re: Tiny cabin motor cruiser build

    I did go back and see the hull make. thanks. I had a seagull. sold it, but it ran when we played with it. never used it. Glad it handles ok.
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    Re: Epoxy after steam bending ash

    Suggest right side up when you do the rails. Ash can bend cold more then many others. Steam is easy and fun but many people are not willing to try. You can try soaking them in water for a week or...
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    Re: Tiny cabin motor cruiser build

    Welcome aboard!
    I'm sure the rest of the crowd will be along.

    Were you including ballast? Most mini tug/trawler style like you built are semi displacement and you have a go fast hull, That...
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    Sticky: I used it for the in-rails on my canoe which was...

    I used it for the in-rails on my canoe which was the last one we built about 18 years ago. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180219/2b545122a5a0f84d7458797219ea7823.jpg

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    I just spent a couple hours cutting up some...

    I just spent a couple hours cutting up some beautiful mahogany! I had it saved for making leaderboards for the 18 foot Old Town sailing canoe I sold about 10 years ago. So, given the fact I...
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    Tommy Mac did that on a bed they built on one of...

    Tommy Mac did that on a bed they built on one of the television episodes. But cross dowel nuts are pretty cheap.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180219/f9a7338641a5ae63aa2d830faae32523.jpg
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    Mountaindog I don't know how others feel but...

    Mountaindog
    I don't know how others feel but experiencing Stitch and glue on smaller boats and just looking over the plans of larger boats it would be the way I would go. LYS are built pretty heavy...
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    Keep up the great work looking good! There is a...

    Keep up the great work looking good! There is a whole discussion on another Thread about oars basically it's based on the beam and the height of of the water you'll be sitting so let that be your...
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    The removal of paint is the real problem. Make...

    The removal of paint is the real problem. Make new frames pattern With 3" +- wide 1/4" ply on edge & hot glue. kind of how they make plywood patterns for countertops but in this case you're...
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    Because the posts are so large you could probably...

    Because the posts are so large you could probably go in with the heavy screw or lag bolt at an angle, kind of like when toe nailing studs in a wall.

    Or, cheaper than through bolts would be a...
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    Re: Lumber Yard Skiff vs. Others

    I like this LOL Tolman skiff


    http://www.saltwaterworkshop.com/Tolman_Alaskan_Skiffs.php
    http://www.saltwaterworkshop.com/images/Tolman-widebody.jpg
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    wedged tenon, (I want to try someday too) don't know that this would survive swing and sway of shelves




    http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/mortise-tenon-Wedged-Tenon.jpg...
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    Oh I thought about that and webbing but I like...

    Oh I thought about that and webbing but I like cane, I just don't like weaving it anymore.

    The bigger choice is which wood to use LOL
    Ash, Honduran, Philippine, I originally fitted out the...
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    No cabin but looks like S&G (Stitch and glue)...

    No cabin but looks like S&G (Stitch and glue) [URL] http://www.ptwatercraft.com/ptwatercraft/PT_Skiff_Description.html/URL]

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    Imho vee bottom boats are not terribly more...

    Imho vee bottom boats are not terribly more difficult to build.

    List Looks like:
    30 hp, cabin, higher freeboard, console steering, good low speed handling.



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    Almost sounds like a trawler course they're much...

    Almost sounds like a trawler course they're much bigger

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    Re: What size oars?

    9ft?? there is a formula I also posted on my Ducker Resto. here's the link. https://angusrowboats.com/blogs/news/fixed-seat-rowing-geometry
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    Re: Bubbles in Paint

    Search here is pretty useless Just use google and the site comes up with the topic searched... don't even have to write wooden boat forum in the search.

    seems cold for painting.. and if the temp...
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    Re: Lumber Yard Skiff vs. Others

    while you are contemplating.. something to ponder.. it is almost never cheaper to build a boat compared to buying a good used boat.

    A bass boat doesn't fit your dream?
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    would have been pretty slick but I sold her off...

    would have been pretty slick but I sold her off about 8 years ago add a yellow trailer.... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180218/005711ef74671d4e2cee6e96926cb16d.jpg

    Meanwhile... I'm going...
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    Chris you're really cut all those mortises by...

    Chris you're really cut all those mortises by hand? bless your little heart !

    I ripped the broken dried out cane out of my canoe seat last night, my hands still hurt LOL

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