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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    All Peyson butt joints. Have done this on all of my builds with no problems, although it does take more time and effort in fairing. On the upside, none of the inside will need extra work as it will...
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Here are some photos of recent progress. Wish I had taken pics of the forms before I got the ply in place. Kind of interesting to see the skeleton.I was pleased with the way the stem came out, I have...
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Hi Rich, went out to take pics but battery was dead, now in the charger. I sold BUNKY as above, still have FESTIVUS, the 22 foot houseboat, sold my Old Town plastic canoe, bought a kevlar kayak and...
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Finally found my camera so will be able to post some new pics shortly. Making progress on the boat. Big problem is transforming plans for a wooden boat built in the conventional manner to stitch and...
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    Re: Want to buy a table saw

    Cast iron table, mid range in price, should be criteria for a starter table saw. Maybe check on CL or eBay? Used is not always a bad thing. Now a question for you. Has he ever mentioned having a...
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    Re: How we change over time

    So many former sailors investing in displacement hulled power boats for similar reasons.
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    Re: Really stubby stubby drill bits

    ON my tilt trailer when the boat is fully in place there is little or no strain on the pin that secures the tilt mech. I think you may be worrying for naught.
  8. Thread: For Garret

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    Re: For Garret

    I would love that boat, but I am building the Russel R so my fleet will be back up to full.
  9. Thread: For Garret

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    Re: For Garret

    I took another look and wonder if anyone else saw the nice cannon on the foredeck? Wonder if it goes with the boat, and Garret, 0% financing is available...
  10. Thread: For Garret

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    For Garret

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/1958-classic-custom-built/6340676128.html
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    Re: Best additive for non sag epoxy glue??

    I like pic too, bu in this case I am not there yet, asking the question before the need arises rather than waiting til the last minute. Big change for me.
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    Re: Best additive for non sag epoxy glue??

    Great answers, thanks.Yes, no sag glue is what I am after. Gluing side panels to bottom and want the glue to stay in place and not sag or run. I have colloidal silica so that is what I will use...
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    Re: Epoxy / Fibreglass milky on timber canoe

    looks like uv damage to me. sand and paint.
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    Best additive for non sag epoxy glue??

    Looking for advice on best additive to make non sag epoxy glue.
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    Re: Scarfing question.

    Usually works best that way for me.
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    Another lyman on vt cl

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/lyman-wooden-boat-for-sale/6334113151.html
  17. Thread: sof on vt cl

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    sof on vt cl

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/2-ultralite-canoes/6330758189.html
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Heat gun? Good idea Robert. I took the grinder to it, I will try the heat gun in the future. Less dust in the air that way I am sure. Anyway, moving along, and when I flip the bottom I can try the...
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    Re: Is there a perfect boat for me?

    Perfect today, tomorrow? If only it were two feet longer....
  20. Thread: vt cl needs work

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    vt cl needs work

    needs work may be an understatement.
    https://glensfalls.craigslist.org/boa/d/1964-wooden-dunphy-boat/6328690290.html
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Disaster has struck. On one of my Peyson butt joints on the bottom glue up, one panel shifted out of alignment just enough for the glass to separate from the plywood just enough to ruin the joint in...
  22. Thread: cat on vt cl

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    cat on vt cl

    https://plattsburgh.craigslist.org/boa/d/beetle-cat-wooden-sail-boat/6321479289.html
  23. Thread: Century on vt cl

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    Re: Century on vt cl

    Garret, did you every get the CC in the water?
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Sorry for any confusion, photo in #6 above is of the original BUNKY.
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Bottom cut to shape using half breadths taken from the lofting, first side panel glued up. Tomorrow another one, then the bottom. Not sure on the Peyson butt joints on the 1/2 bottom ply, I plan to...
  26. Thread: Century on vt cl

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    Century on vt cl

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/ft-century-deluxe-utility/6323036993.html
  27. Thread: get it out....

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    Re: get it out....

    Ropes sound like the very best solution given no power, no trees. Pictures?
    ps, many many years ago, maybe 60 years, a buddy and I salvaged a very similar boat and once we got it loose and bailed...
  28. Thread: Bolger Dakota

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    Re: Bolger Dakota

    If I had that boat, I would install a bow thruster. The windage on that baby would be a challenge. Love the boat tho.
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    Re: Picture posting woes

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    Islander on vt cl

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/1954-lyman-islander-runs-new/6316112550.html
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    Re: first restoration problems....

    Sorry for your misfortune and welcome. Bob is, of course, right.
    Sheathing is pretty much for plywood. It survives in that environment because plywood is stable. A real wood boat will move, shrink,...
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    3919lofting was a pain as I was clueless and the worst thing was that it is a simple flat bottomed boat, but my friend Geoff Kerr explained how to take the measurements from the lofting table and...
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    3917first time to sucessfully post a picture. This is my lofting table, soon to be work table. It runs the full length of the shop.
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    Re: New Build: Atkin Russell R

    Cleaned (and I use the word loosely) the shop today in prep for the ply delivery tomorrow. A bit of a logistic problem, The trucking company called and will only deliver to the curb. How to move a...
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    Re: Small lobster/downeast skiff hull

    Bateau.com Nina https://bateau.com/studyplans/LB22_study.php?prod=LB22
  36. Thread: Lyman on VT CL

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    Lyman on VT CL

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/1967-lyman-sleeper/6317550987.html
  37. Thread: Teak and epoxy

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    Re: Teak and epoxy

    Someone suggested a wipe down with acetone before gluing. Good idea?
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    New Build: Atkin Russell R

    I have the glass cloth, tape, and epoxy, and the Okume plywood will be delivered Monday to my shop. I have had the plans for the Russell R now for several years and am finally going to build it. I...
  39. Thread: Teak and epoxy

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    Teak and epoxy

    I have a piece of teak plywood that I want to use in a build. Does teak take epoxy well?
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    Re: My bow roof boat shed

    I wonder if you could use that method and build a more permanent structure using a more permanent outer material? Aluminum or steel roofing? Corrugated fiberglass panels? Just wondering.
  41. Thread: Painting Dynel

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    Re: Painting Dynel

    gets the paint on the surface quickly, tipping evens it out. Not going for gloss on non skid. I usually use satin when doing dynel for non skid. Works for me, but i am usually happy with a work boat...
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    Re: Wm. Atkin "Russell R."

    I ordered the epoxy two days ago and the plywood today. The molds are all built, the lofting table is waiting to be a workbench to assemble the panels. I am ready! Maybe I should start a new thread...
  43. Thread: Painting Dynel

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    Re: Painting Dynel

    I have had good luck rolling and tipping without filling the weave on dynel to excess. I use Benjamin Moore Porch and Patio latex. Wears like iron. Apply sparingly roll out well, then tip.
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    Re: CL listings New England

    That Dunphy seems to be a good deal, but better bring your own trailer...
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    Re: sailboat on vt cl

    hee hee hee
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    Re: Plywood boat rebuild

    I wold strongly recommend raising the winch so that the pull on the boat would be neither up or down as you winch it on, this would make it necessary to move the boat forward by only a few inches and...
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    Alden O sailboat near VT on CL

    https://plattsburgh.craigslist.org/boa/d/wooden-sail-boat-alden-boat/6313421385.html
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    sailboat on vt cl

    The suspense builds, when will Garret bite?
    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/1947-lightning-sailboat/6313410809.html
  49. Thread: HiLiner on VT CL

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    HiLiner on VT CL

    https://vermont.craigslist.org/boa/d/for-sale-1958-hiliner-13-boat/6310913965.html
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    Re: Wm. Atkin "Russell R."

    Keith, did you build one? I am currently planning a Russell R build. I have just finished lofting and building the forms and plan to build it stitch and glue using good quality Okume. Several have...
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