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    Re: 16" jointer Bay Area

    That's what it looks like. I assume that it is 3 Phase power?
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    What's your address? It's for the subpoena.
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    Re: Olympia to Port Townsend by Sail & Oar™

    Very nice, thanks for sharing. I am jealous of all that water.
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    Re: Resourcinol glue ---- shelf life

    Yep, it's the latex caulk of the boating industry. Can hide a lot of sins while still doing the job.
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    Re: Spokeshave tune up

    Been a while since Bob has posted - you may have to hunt him down elsewhere if you don't get a reply soon.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Trailer Update

    I have heard that people have had a hard time getting the HF trailers registered with the DMV. Not sure why, but that's what steered me away.

    All that rust - just further support for building...
  7. Re: Dramatic Rescue of Solo Skipper adrift in a classic wooden boat

    Are you sure that isn't James?
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    Re: The Generosity and Interest of Others

    I'm in. Perhaps WB will match what the forum raises. If so, maybe some of us can stand in for more members.
  9. Re: Bronze wood svrew prices, ......Sorry, one more time

    This place sells them by the piece:

    http://www.boltdepot.com/Default.aspx
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    Re: Stone Horse Sloop--should I buy one?

    you are right - I was able to see it when I stretched out the third picture on my Ipad. Quite a chunk missing.
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    Re: Stone Horse Sloop--should I buy one?

    Here's one that will need some work, but the price is tempting:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Edey-and-Duff-Stonehorse-/191203835726?forcerrptr=true&hash=item2c84a2ff4e&item=191203835726&pt=Sailboats
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    Re: Unloading a non-wooden boat

    I think she will try that first.
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    Unloading a non-wooden boat

    My firm's administrator is having to go through a liquidation of her mother's assets in order to pay for continuing post-stroke care. Among the assets is a Victoria 18, a fiberglass sloop, with...
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    Re: The Far Side Of The World

    Same here. The east coast of the US is a fairly condensed area, I guess, compared to the rest of the world.
  15. Thread: 2 Coquinas

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    Re: 2 Coquinas

    +1. Wish they were rabbits.
  16. Re: Inseperable 398 a new micro cruiser from Eric Henseval

    experience has proven you prescient.
  17. Re: Friend of mine making a wooden plane. Nice job,

    I was expecting to see something that looked like a Piper Cub and a lot aircraft Spruce. This one doesn't look like it will fly.
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    I think these words were chosen carefully, and that a first-party insurance claim is in the works.
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    Re: Svaap and Minde lost in fire May 30th 2014

    I echo the sentiments of those who have posted before - I am so sorry for your immeasurable loss.
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    Most states have recognized what is known as "spoliation [not spoilation] of evidence", which is the concept that if evidence is changed it can harm a party's ability to prosecute or defend a claim. ...
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    Most accidents occur due to a cascading series of failures. Rarely do you find a single cause that would result in the catastrophe; it generally has to be a number of errors occurring at the same...
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    Re: A Great Loop cruise

    Thanks for the post - a circumnavigation or a trans-Atlantic crossing is not in my future, but the Great Loop may be. I will follow them with interest.
  23. Thread: LVL Wood

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    Re: LVL Wood

    I searched Google. The post I linked to was the second search result.
  24. Thread: LVL Wood

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    Re: LVL Wood

    Here's an older post
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    I would be surprised if there are many agencies involved. If it leaked the DNR or EPA might take a look, but since no one got killed I doubt anyone else would show up. It appears to be a civil...
  26. Re: Aaaahhhhhh - the smell of varnish in the morning.

    I am fortunate that I use varnish for pleasure and am not required to work with it to make a living. I generally use a respirator when I use it because the odors do become overpowering.

    Same...
  27. Re: Aaaahhhhhh - the smell of varnish in the morning.

    Agreed. Love that smell.
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    I assume that it concludes with you taking up bowling? Does Cafe Press have the Team Rowan bowling shirts? I'm in.
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    Re: Show off your shop/garages. What is yours like??

    Let's see if this works - panoramic photo with the iphone

    http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k581/orbb2/phone%20uploads/24831F20-2899-4C47-9251-DD687339070F_zps2lejbvjv.jpg
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    Re: Show off your shop/garages. What is yours like??

    How did you get that aircraft carrier into your shop?
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    Re: Ruminations for a Friday Afternoon

    Hence the ruminations. I think I am at 51%.
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    Ruminations for a Friday Afternoon

    Agree or disagree, and assume a passable level of quality:

    1). If you can build furniture, you can build a boat.

    2). If you can build a boat, you can build furniture.

    3). Just because...
  33. Anyone use/try the TotalBoat finishes from Jamestown Distributors?

    I saw a thread about their epoxy. I was wondering if anyone had used the paint or varnishes.
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    Re: Liberty Tool is for sale

    This will give some insight

    http://vimeo.com/31575162
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    I am surprised this is still focused on James - I figured that you all had moved on to talking about Hot Rod and the Flyin' Hawaiian.

    James, perhaps we can chip in and buy you a GoPro camera for...
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    Re: Duluth, MN Craigslist

    The sails appear to be made of leaf tobacco.
  37. Thread: Epoxy has been

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    Re: Epoxy has been

    I think that the "hand tool renaissance" in woodworking is interesting. Wouldn't our forefathers have given a month's wages for a circular saw, a router, a Kreg jig?
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    I got to spend the morning waiting for my wife to come out of outpatient surgery, so I caught up on this thread. I have nothing to add on judgment or seamanship, but I can chime in as a...
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Glad you are still among us, and thanks for the recap - very valuable.
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    Glad that James is returning home safely to family. I too look forward to the recap.
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    A question about scarfing

    I am scarfing together several boards that are 1.75 inches thick. I am using a 12:1 scarfing ratio so I have a long taper.

    The question is this: Do I 1) Plane the taper to a razor-like edge...
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    Re: Your dream bandsaw for your home workshop??

    Might be nice if John Welsford chimes in - I think I read here that he works as a bandsaw technician, in addition to being a naval architect.

    I agree with those who say to get two, if you have...
  43. Re: Are skiffs the shaker furniture of the boat building world?

    I am working my way in that direction.
  44. Are skiffs the shaker furniture of the boat building world?

    I got an ad from Chesapeake Light Craft, and it included info on a new boat that they are selling (kit or plans):

    http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k581/orbb2/PeelerSkiff_zpsa82da9fd.jpg

    It's...
  45. Thread: Tsunamiball

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    Re: Tsunamiball

    It looks like a sea-going suppository.
  46. Thread: publishing

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    Re: publishing

    Yes, sign me up.
  47. Re: Is model boat building a good way to develop woodworking skills for future projec

    I went about it backwards - I built the WoodenBoat Lumberyard Skiff as a first project, and then started woodworking. If I was going to start woodworking to develop skills towards boat building, I...
  48. Thread: Out of date

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    Re: Out of date

    i assume that this only only applies to the resin and hardener? Mixing and matching fillers ok?
  49. Thread: PTM & W Epoxy

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    Re: PTM & W Epoxy

    Nope, but if you decide to use it, please provide a follow up report.
  50. Re: Cape Cod Boatbuilders Show - View from the Cockpit

    Very nice, Ian. That helps picture better and warmer days ahead.
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