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    Re: Brockway Skiff Plans

    Megabyte - DM me.
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    Re: Glue choice for strip planking

    Y>Y> What he said!
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Walt... Going to be a beautiful little coffee table. What are you doing for the top?

    Also I see that oscillating spindle sander in the last door picture. Looking at adding one to my shop. Any...
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    Re: 4hp or 6hp for skiff?

    Thanks! I usually strike out on "deals" and "just needs... to run" type deals but this was a great score. 4 hours cruising and idling and this merc sipped less than a gallon!

    It's definitely not...
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    Re: 4hp or 6hp for skiff?

    https://youtu.be/yK53uB2SGMI

    Here is a short clip (13 sec) of my 40 series 4 HP Merc (2 Stroke) running WOT. Its on a 12' Fisherman's Skiff. Will Not plane but moves 1 adult plus 1-2 kids just...
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    So much workshop envy! What a great thread to re-read while working from home!

    Walt... I look forward to every post from you on this amazing build! It's just Incredible!

    Stay safe!

    Steve
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    Re: Albury 19-9 runabout build progress

    Interesting. I was thinking of putting sacrificial shoes on my little fishing skiff for all the abuse it gets as i drag it up the bank and in and out of my truck.
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    Re: Albury 19-9 runabout build progress

    Great progress and congrats to getting it off the stongback! That's a LOT of plugs! What did you use for a bedding compound for the shoe so that it would be removable?
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    Re: LYS First Build

    Looks good! Did you use 1 or two sided MDO? Get it out on the water yet?
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    Re: Stainless Steel Fasteners

    MN Dave I agree. I've seen a few heads snap/torque off(especially on the trim #8's) when driven fast into hardwoods or wet treated. GRK tried to compensate for this with the deck screws (R4) by going...
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    Re: Stainless Steel Fasteners

    Not trying to be funny but aren't ALL wood screws intended to be buried in lumber?
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    Re: Stainless Steel Fasteners

    I see them at work every day ;) The company I work for has been a GRK wholesaler for 20+ years. I have seen many used and have used them A LOT myself. Never had any corrosion/warranty issues with...
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    Re: Point Comfort 23 in Brooklyn

    Congratulations Jim! I can't explain how much I've enjoyed watching your work on this beautiful boat! Just amazing work Y>
  14. Re: 19' Hatteras V-Bottom Carolina Dory Build: Serenity

    Keep them coming! Speaking for myself... the more the better! Great progress so far. Looking forward to your progress after your wood comes in. Y>

    -Steve
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Looks like This F. H. Clement built right here in my home town (albeit over 140 years ago) This ad is from 1878!

    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/clement.jpg

    Love that you are...
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    Re: 12ft or 16ft Jon boat plans free or cheap

    What about H. H. Payson's Fishermans Skiff? It's a 12' boat with a 4' beam. $45 For the plans from their website. Also a writeup of the build process in his book. I built one in 2013. I'm 6'3 and...
  17. Re: 19' Hatteras V-Bottom Carolina Dory Build: Serenity

    Congrats on the great workspace! I'm Jealous!! :p Welcome to the forum and I look forward to your build.
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    Re: Doug Hylan Point Comfort 18 build in Florida

    Beautiful! Y>

    This has moved way up my list after seeing how wonderfully yours came out and the larger one that's being meticulously constructed in Brooklyn. Very sleek and elegant in an...
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    Re: Building a 1935 garwood speedster

    Just ran across your build again... Great Job so far! I was wondering if there are any progress updates?
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    Re: Resto-mod boat

    If someone offers to sell you a 1960 Mustang DON'T BUY IT! :d

    Introduced early on April 17, 1964, and thus dubbed as a "1964" by Mustang fans, the 1965 Mustang...

    NOT easy in a car either......
  21. Re: First time builder looking for tips building Bolger Diablo

    I totally understand your mindset. That's exactly how I felt when I built my first boat. And I went with the cheaper route and have not regretted it.

    That being said...You are gonna spend a good...
  22. Re: First time builder looking for tips building Bolger Diablo

    IN Upstate NY 1/4" AC FIR is widely available in most Independent Lumber dealers. NOT the big boxes.

    Just my 2 cents on the 1/4" AC. I work for a Wholesale Lumber Distributor in New York. I see a...
  23. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Yes She does. Actually initials to be Exact. MJL (short for Malcolm J Limberg)

    Even though I call her a her I named her after my Grandfather. I could talk forever about him but I'll just give...
  24. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Well I'm glad you and your family are all OK! Yeah an experience like that would definitely have me adding extra flotation into every build! I have access to Styrofoam billets(Used for floating...
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    Thanks!

    Yes I did consider adding foam for buoyancy but I haven't found a great option for placement. Really the only feasible place is under the seats but I really like all the room. and this...
  26. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    All cleaned out and ready for glass and paint!

    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/from%20the%20stern.jpg
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  27. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    The middle and bow seat installation went quickly and followed the same process as the stern seat.
    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/Middle%20seat.jpg
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  28. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    The gunwales on the other side followed suit and were fit glued and screwed in no time.

    Net the seat risers. Starting in the rear because I will be using the transom framing for the rear riser and...
  29. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Back to Work Boys!

    So after a short 30 second overview of how a table saw works I had the boys ripping down some more clear pine for the inner and outer gunwales. :p

    The inner was fit and then...
  30. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Yes it Certainly has!

    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/Holden.jpg

    Not the biggest but anything my boys catch is always the best!
    (And after I showed...
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    Re: Pathfinder Build In FL Keys

    Gorgeous boat and excellent build log deke! Y>

    I really love how much you utilize your router. Mine tends to stay attached to the table 99% of the time. I'm gonna have to re-think my usage of it...
  32. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    So far the build team seems pleased with my progress. The wifey might have even commented that it somewhat resembled a boat. Y>
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    So after the build crews Union break they decided it was time to launch her in the garage. I graciously obliged.
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  34. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Spent an hour and Filled all those little screw holes. Then spent another hour sanding most of what I filled the with off. Complete exercise in futility. Thusly no pictures were taken of said step...
  35. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    A quick trim of the stem with the flush cut saw and it was time to cut the bottom. I followed Payson's instructions and plopped the full panel up on the sides. A little weight to keep it from moving...
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    Bobby - That sounds like a great way to spend an evening! And your friend really made out on that deal. I have had the jigs for this boat hanging on my garage wall. More than a few friends and family...
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    A shot from the other side
    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/Chine4.jpg
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    Back to attaching the chines. Ripped down and beveled my new piece of clear pine. Sprung in place and trimmed with the Japanese flush cut saw for a tight fit! Lots of clamps from the local Chinese...
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    Thanks Fudzwallop! I will! I didn't think I would be posting this when I built it so I don't have as many build pictures as I would like. Especially of the screw ups! Plus my helpers at the time were...
  40. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Thank you! Yes it definitely does have its advantages! |;)

    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/Lumber_rack.jpg

    And this.......
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    Next come the chines. Here I'm test fitting before clamping, gluing and screwing

    http://www.geneseereservesupply.com/Image%20Dump/Fishermans%20Skiff%20Build/Chines.jpg

    These were initially...
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    I was a little concerned about my butt joints on the side panels as I was drawing the side panels together to join to the stem but thankfully all went well. I ripped the stem from a clear piece of a...
  43. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Sorry but I'm taking a few steps backward in the build.

    I wasn't sure If I was fully sheathing the bottom of the boat when I started to build her so i decided to go the cheap way and I stopped at...
  44. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    Thanks! It's VERY humbling posting my little flat bottom skiff with all of the amazing builds on this forum!
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    So pretty quickly I had the panels upside down on the jig and had clamped the sides to the transom. Some more glue and screws and holy cow she started looking like a boat!
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  46. Re: Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    The plans call for 1/4" AC or Marine grade for the sides. 1/4" or thicker for the transom. 1/4" ply or 3/4" planking for the bottom.

    I decided on 1/4" AC Fir Plywood for all the above since I...
  47. Building Harold Payson's 12' Fishermans Skiff

    So I was backing up pictures on my PC earlier this week and ran across all the photos of the 12' Fisherman's Skiff that I built in the Spring/Summer of 2013. I decided to stop guest Lurking here and...
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