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    Re: Selway Fisher Clyde 18

    Taking them out on this boat might increase their confidence of being on the water?
    Then maybe you can ease them back into sailing?:d
    And if that doesn't work, you've still got a solid boat they...
  2. Thread: Cat boat plans

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    Re: Cat boat plans

    Beetle cat? (12' x 6').
    I just read the Wikipedia article on the painting.
    Apparently he changed several things about the painting over time.
    There used to be 4 boys, one was replaced by the...
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    Re: Selway Fisher Clyde 18

    I'll be honest man, power boats have never really been my thing, but your project is really spectacular! :d
    Well done sir!
    Im really interested to see this one come together!
  4. Thread: Glue for Oak

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    Re: Glue for Oak

    Are you thinking of a Scarf?
    If the wood is dry, epoxy should be sufficient? It'll have a clear glue line that won't stick out too bad if its varnished. Probably the most popular option?
    If its...
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    Re: Advice Needed: Finishing Stitch & Glue Hull

    I was taught that primers are not just about adhesion, which they do, in some situations, not necessarily in others, but more so they are about getting a uniform undercoat. This helps the top coat...
  6. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Oooooh, she's a BEAUTY!
    I'd like to see her up close!?
    I may have lot's of questions for you, hope you don't mind?
    I'm researching various solutions to things like boom crutches vs gallows, bow...
  7. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Got any pictures?
    :D
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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    I lived on Bainbridge Island from about 1995 til 2004. Then Poulsbo, now Silverdale. Eagle harbor was one of my regular haunts. I kept my Lapworth 24 at the Winslow marina for a while....until I...
  9. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Thanks Hugh! :)
    I'm planning a joy ride through Eden Saw in PT, next weekend.
    Then I'll laminate the transom.
    I'm limited for space at the moment, temporarily, so at fist Ill be restrained to...
  10. Thread: Round thimbles

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    Re: Round thimbles

    I don't know about Canada?
    But we (USA) have a source called on-line metals, they have brass tube by the foot.
    If you're fond of the ball bearing idea sported earlier, you could make a bucket full....
  11. Thread: Round thimbles

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    Re: Round thimbles

    This could be done with SS tube as well.
    Bronze pipe....
    Anything really?
    West VA Ivory..?:d
  12. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Nope, Monica would NEVER wear a Seahawks shirt. :d
  13. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Ever been to the Pegasus Coffee House in Eagle Harbor?
    I lived on that Island for years, that was a regular refueling station for me.
    The water front down there is fun.
  14. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    That's a fair point.
    And a solid theory!
  15. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    I used to ride through Ballard every day!
    I worked at Vic Francks Boat Co until they closed in 2004.
    That broke my heart....
    (Vic Francks closing, not driving through Ballard) :d
  16. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    I thought he was selling me antenna wax or driver side boat fenders?
    There is a Monica's Bakery! In silverdale :D
    I'll check it out!
    Is that a mariner hangout?
  17. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    When I call 911?

    ....they said Monica doesn't work here anymore, we dont deliver doughnuts!
    Then rudely hung up...
    I don't understand? :ycool:
  18. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Monica's Bakery?
    Where's that?..never mind, I'll call you right now!?
    I see you posted your phone number....?:d
  19. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Re: Kitsap Crew?

    Oh.... yeah...Those guys...on that "other" peninsula...?
    BY:D
    I actually emailed them, but haven't heard back.
    ....Maybe it's operator error on my part....?
    I'll have to check with my IT team......
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    Re: Wooden Sheave grain orientation

    BEAUTIFUL BLOCKS!
    Gentlemen!
  21. Thread: Kitsap Crew?

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    Kitsap Crew?

    Hi All,I'm looking to find like minded boat junkies in Kitsap Co., WA. And surrounding areas...
    Thinking it would be fun to have a local crew of folks to gather with, cruise with, race? share...
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    Kitsap Crew?

    Hi All,
    I'm looking to find like minded boat junkies in Kitsap Co., WA. And surrounding areas...
    Thinking it would be fun to have a local crew of folks to gather with, cruise with, race? share...
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    Re: Synthetic standing rigging

    Gentlemen,
    If I may be so bold?
    And if it's not too late?
    It seems to me that the proper grain orientation will solve any splitting tendencies.
    If the grain is oriented cross to the stays (...
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    Re: Photo a day. 365 x 12/2021...

    Accidental Bull Calves.....it's what's for dinner...:ycool:
    Mmmmmmm!
    I'll have mine rare please!?
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    This is what happens when the government controls the resources.
    Everything becomes a Tyranny of Clerks...like the DMV...:arg

    John,
    The way you guys were treated in So Cal is truly...
  26. Thread: Mist anyone?

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    Re: Mist anyone?

    You want pictures now?
    I haven't started building the boat just yet.... I've got a project or 2....(underestimated I'm sure) that need finishing to free up the space required.
    But that hasn't...
  27. Thread: Mist anyone?

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    Re: Mist anyone?

    Fair enough. |:)
    Well, I can send/post pictures?
    It's not til September.
    I'm hoping to sail up there when the boat is capable. Maybe in 2-3 years?
    I don't say finished.....are they ever? Really?
  28. Thread: Mist anyone?

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    Re: Mist anyone?

    You up for a road trip?|;)
  29. Thread: Mist anyone?

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    Re: Mist anyone?

    Yes Sir,
    Thank you, I've done all that.Y>
    I own a set of plans, (purchased at the WBS)
    I've downloaded every picture I could find of the boat, and anything similar....|:)
    I am in correspondence...
  30. Thread: Mist anyone?

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    Mist anyone?

    Hi,
    I'm new to this forum.
    I've fallen in love with Mist, by Karl Strambaugh.
    I'm looking for other builders or fans of this design.
    I've done a forum search and found nothing recent.
    I did...
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