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    On Seattle CL

    No affiliation, etc, but maybe a good project for someone?
    https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/boa/d/seattle-free-classic-40-nw-built-wood/6848050169.html
  2. Thread: r/v Acania

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    Re: r/v Acania

    Well....if the guy has deep enough Pockets, Delta seems to have the capability: https://www.deltamarine.com/
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    Re: Sooty Tern No. 93

    Looking great! I'd never seen the Manning benches with boxes like that. I think I see some in my future. but I'll have to make them collapsible for storage.
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    Re: JIM, an 18 foot canoe yawl.

    Very Nice!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Soooo...under the red Lancia is that Wonder Woman's airplane?
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    I wouldn't use the 5200 on anything you want to remove. Ever. I'm pretty sure future archaeologists will find old galvanized cleats bonded to chunks of deck with 5200.
  7. Re: Anybody going to the Depoe Bay wooden boat show?

    I'm not on the mail list, but I check the schedule periodically. We have so many bad habits I'm reluctant to get too involved in yet another layer :) If I can't make Depoe Bay I'm hoping to get to...
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    Re: Circumnavigators

    Thanks Tom. Interesting to note that most of the boats are small. I'd be almost willing to bet that more circumnavigations ae done in boats under 35' than anything else...at least solo's.
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Wow! A little too Deco for me, but....Wow!
  10. Thread: More Hartley

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    Re: More Hartley

    I wouldn't use automotive Bondo. It's OK on cars, but tends to absorb water if immersed and then it doesn't want to dry out and creates rot pockets. There are soft fairing compounds you can add to...
  11. Re: Anybody going to the Depoe Bay wooden boat show?

    April 13/14. I'll go if I can get a hall pass from my projects. I'll be bringing my Shearwater if I can make it.
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    Re: Rope Clutch Cleanup

    Gib, here's a photo of a fairly typical layout. The 5 clutches shown here are; inboard to outboard, the P&S Jib Halyard, Spin Halyard, Topping lift and Foreguy all being served by one winch. My...
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    Re: Rope Clutch Cleanup

    Hi Gib,
    Those are primarily for racing and go between the winch and load to snub off a loaded line (halyard, topping lift, foreguy, etc) that you may want to be able to release in a hurry...
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    Re: Rope Clutch Cleanup

    Note sure why those photo links didn't show up. They're there in editing mode. Let me know if they don't upen for you.

    If you've never used these, here's how they work. As the line is drawn...
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    Re: Rope Clutch Cleanup

    After disassembly, I cleaned everything in soapy water and sprayed the pivots on the cam assemblies with WD-40 (these are still available, by the way) to make sure everything was moving freely. It...
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    Rope Clutch Cleanup

    I decided to clean up and check out my old Lewmar/Spinlock XT rope clutches in preparation for rebedding. I'd never had 'em apart before, so I thought I'd document the process a little. First off,...
  17. Re: Jack Holt, The Mirror and its many subsequent adventures.

    NICE! Good find!
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    Re: The House Of The Golden Balls

    I worry a little bit, Jay. That shop is entirely too clean!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Did Zagato design the MK X? Certainly a familial resemblance there.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Like white on black....classic :)
  21. Re: Hurricane of 1939 hits Newport Beach CA video

    I figure I got pretty lucky. He did have a small chartplotter, but no paper charts, dividers, parallels...nothing else. Not even binoculars. Now my kit includes pertinent paper charts,...
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    Re: The House Of The Golden Balls

    I really do like those. I may have to do something similar in my shop....in my copious spare time :)
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    Re: Miniature Nonsuch model

    Very Nice! Fine hand on the stern scrollwork!
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    Re: Tammie Norrie comes to Coos Bay

    I'd be pleased with that progress, too! And now that the weather is moderating a bit things can proceed a bit faster...spare time permitting:)
  25. Re: Tips and tricks for laying down glass over ply.

    Another trick if you haven't tried it for handling chunks of cloth is to roll them onto some PVC tubing. Cut them to size, either roll them dry or wet them out on a sheet of poly and then roll 'em...
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    Re: How to apply and sand antifouling?

    What kind of antifouling? And what kind of finish are you looking for? If you're not racing, I'd quite agree with John B...leave it alone for prolonged coverage. If you're racing, I'd start with...
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    Spotted on Portland OR CL:

    If I wouldn't get in so much trouble I'd glom onto this one!
    https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/boa/d/vancouver-wooden-sail-boat/6840838288.html
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    Great story! Sounds like the only one with sense was the one who ran off toward the Channel Islands! I'd much rather be offshore in some bumpy water than trying to surf through a channel! Did a...
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    Re: Norsk Nutshell re-visited

    Very Cool! Great find!
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Smaller sections and do it as late in the evening as you can so it's cooling as it cures? Might minimize the outgassing.
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    Re: "Inconceivable!", a Welsford Navigator

    Very Cool! It's fun that you're getting a friend involved, too. Is that a little mini-kayak on the shelf above Inconceovable in the middle pic? A tender? :)
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Hear! Hear! I love seeing cars (and boats) being used for what they were designed for! Went to the '79 LBGP and on Saturday before the race they had a "vintage" race with Dan Gurney driving his old...
  33. Re: First time builder - S&G dinghy questions

    Welcome aboard, Monzu. Nice looking build so far :) You'll find a lot of variation here on full epoxy encapsulation VS paint, but I'm of the "Coat It" crowd. Every surface, inside and out. For...
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Bummer! One would have hoped for another 110 years...but that might be too much to ask.
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    Re: Gannet; first build and new member intro

    Hatchets are great tools! I have several sharpened to different configurations that we use for everything from splitting kindling to roughing out longbows :)
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    Re: Sooty Tern No. 93

    Looks nice, Alex! I have most of the tools in my shop on rollers as well. I just don't have the room for specialized workstations. Would love to, but...
    On the overhead crane you might think...
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    Re: The House Of The Golden Balls

    Yup. I'm not a gloss guy except in very specialized places (like some boats...cars...bikes & stuff :) For some reason gloss in houses looks "loud". Can't explain it any better than that.
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    Re: Repair resources for Beginner

    To the above great advice I would simply add: Be Fearless! Jump in and enjoy the process. And post frequently...we all love to see pics :)
  39. Thread: Koalen-18

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    Re: Koalen-18

    NICE! That's the first Koalen-18 I've seen posted here. You chose a really nice boat! Vivier does design a pretty craft, does he not? Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Sooty Tern No. 93

    Coming together Alex! I wondered if that dust collection was going to be a problem Work fine for ripping, probably, but for panel cuts...not so much? I'm facing the same situation in my shop and...
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    Re: Shanty boating article

    Very Neat! I think every river based city inthe contry had a shantyboat community. I'm glad someone's beginning to document that little byte of history.
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    Nice! You going to make it over ti Mulhouse for the Schlumpf Museum? http://www.schlumpf-collection.com/3-page-schlumpf-collection.html Not to be missed if you can possibly get there!
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    Re: The House Of The Golden Balls

    I dunno about you, but I'd be inclined to keep the slanted ceiling surface painted to feature the grain of the wood. To me, you can get too much T&G, especially if it changes direction. I did the...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    It's actually kinda fun and easy to do, in a mindlessly repetitive kinda way. Takes a drill press with a really ​deep reach, though :)
  45. Re: You may call me a sinner. I just had to adopt to reality.

    Nice! Little bits of history like that are well worth preserving. Thanks for sharing!
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    Looks like a nice sheerline:) Any idea where the original was made? It may be glass, but I, for one, would still like to see pictures :)
  47. Re: Some of Jay's tiny detail planes for model and other fine work

    I guess I live close enough to the "wilds" to still find the occasional gem. Nothing spectacular, but functional for cheap enough that I can give them to beginner friends, show them how to sharpen...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Looks great and the black crackle is impossible to clean!
  49. Re: Self-draining or Open Transom dinghy plans?

    Liteboat XP...I think that's the boat you were talking about? https://www.liteboat.com/rowandsail/ But I don't think plans are available.
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    Re: Boat shop layouts and dust free workspaces

    Watching with interest! I wouldn't limit your tablesaw range to 20 feet, though. It might help to orient it so long bits can infeed/outfeed through a door or two to enable cutting mast pieces. ...
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