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    Re: Regulating a wood stove

    The flue/chimney damper will slow the passage of flue gases.. but it may put the "fire" in a positive draft pressure and get the whole stove and pipe HOT! right up to the damper.

    The intake...
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    I kind of feel that way about canoes "there's no...

    I kind of feel that way about canoes "there's no such thing as a new canoe"

    but when somebody ask for a plan every now and then I think it would be nice to offer something.

    It is true not...
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    "Do you have plans for -----"?

    Over the years I've been asked by a few people (and actually more than a few women) if I had plans for my workbench, my router table and even my 15'2" x 32" one off solo canoe.

    Aside from the...
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    Not familiar with the plans of your build but...

    Not familiar with the plans of your build but generally, (and I'm sure you've heard it before) strip hulls are built on station molds, staples & other fastners removed, outside fiber-glassed, then...
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    My brother-in-law came over yesterday with some...

    My brother-in-law came over yesterday with some vanity doors , we're removing the beadboard panels and replacing them with pebbled glass. so I was on my feet for 4 - 5 hours now I'm paying the price...
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    Re: driftwood/ found

    Looks like a floor timber https://tse4.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.lsw64Fz9e036BaouVKpkwgEsCa&pid=15.1&P=0&w=300&h=156
  7. Thread: Caned seats

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    Woo! You been busy!! I noticed on another site...

    Woo! You been busy!! I noticed on another site that the plastic came comes in sheet stock also but I think it was white only yeah I'm not big on weaving by hand anymore I've done it too many times...
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    Let's just call em limber gaps instead of limber...

    Let's just call em limber gaps instead of limber holes?

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    Re: Pitch Pockets Please?

    be like I was seeing a post on a HVAC forum. thinking.. whaaaaa?
    http://robertevansjrinc.com/Portals/49633/images/pitch%203-resized-600.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Properties of wood

    you are amazing
  11. Thread: Caned seats

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    Re: Caned seats

    I've always hated drilling holes in the rail to mount seats... Like my 15' X 32" solo... I've been wanting to make it a 2 seater... more holes... then more empty holes.. Makes one wanna make new...
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    Re: Pitch Pockets Please?

    It's trash.. we will be down to take it off your hands...
  13. Re: Hard plastic caulking between teak decking?

    sun damaged epoxy. deck is in need of a dumpster
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    In older wooden sailboats the keel timber, ...

    In older wooden sailboats the keel timber, deadwood, stern post, stem are all suspect to hidden rot.

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    Yes. Some things bear repeating. "the holes are...

    Yes. Some things bear repeating. "the holes are 1/4" w 3/4' spacing" (post #6) lol good luck!

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180214/d9be60656de5a2fbf6bd5aa5cfcbaf21.gif

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    Sticky: I used to love going to the sawmill! actually...

    I used to love going to the sawmill! actually bought and Ash log had it had sawn and delivered. when we were really into the boat building.

    Another time I picked up run of cherry. The waste...
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    Sticky: The op is in another country. Finland

    The op is in another country. Finland
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    Well you are certainly surrounded by thousands...

    Well you are certainly surrounded by thousands and thousands of boats!! If you're on Facebook the group there allows for sale ads and some pretty nice wooden boats get posted,. one was in Maine...
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    Looking at the OP's renderings it looks almost...

    Looking at the OP's renderings it looks almost like he's designing Stitch and glue or Dory like planks, but what do I know.

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    Sticky: Talking Lumber qualities and properties with...

    Talking Lumber qualities and properties with experienced boat builders can be difficult, because the boatbuilder's thinking is strongly linked to top quality lumber obtained from their years and...
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    If I may ask, Willy, where are you actually...

    If I may ask, Willy, where are you actually located?

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    Not really but mostly, PI many solo paddlers will...

    Not really but mostly, PI many solo paddlers will use a double paddle on a canoe, and it's usually on smaller canoes like the wee Lassie

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    South Jersey this is the one I wanted to tell you...

    South Jersey this is the one I wanted to tell you about and it's free https://cnj.craigslist.org/boa/d/free-classics-sloop-wooden/6494857699.html

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    Willy, here you go! brand new!! and at the price...

    Willy, here you go! brand new!! and at the price they're trying for, it's still probably way less than it would cost to restore the boat in Virginia https://www.nwswb.edu/nordic-folkboat/

    Sent...
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    Not a whole lot going on, all the old canvas off,...

    Not a whole lot going on, all the old canvas off, only a couple small spots the fix on the planking at the rail. Rolled out the new canvas you never quite know if it's long enough until you...
  26. Sticky: Re: Resurrecting Jamesí How to Build a Gimbaled Stove Thread

    Gimbaled aluminum canoe & boat stove.... Not for use on wooden craft...
    ...
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    Re: Lappstrake canoe design

    To design that which has been done thousands of times ...

    https://www.woodenboat.com/build-wee-lassie-canoe-1
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    Sticky: To help others can be futile. After hours and...

    To help others can be futile.

    After hours and hours of Internet searching, tons of books , hours and hours of writing on forums like this:

    The person needing help still goes to the Big Box...
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    Willy only because you asked, thoughts. RUN!...

    Willy only because you asked, thoughts. RUN! Don't look back!

    if you had said you already own the boat, you would probably find lots of support and encouragement. But looking at that boat, ...
  30. Mahogany and maple walnut and maple also look...

    Mahogany and maple walnut and maple also look very good oh and Cherry and Maple... But teak and Holly veneer plywood seems like the answer because the hatches already have it

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    Re: Canvas replacement on W/C canoe

    tools... gad i'm swimming in tools. Rail screws are pretty low on trouble. Oh you should see the cool tools I got for when we rebuilt the front of my truck.!

    There was these 12 point head...
  32. Re: 1940's US Naval Academy 26 foot vintage Knockabout sloop rig

    so... any photos of the boat, work and progress Ben?
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    Re: Balco 34 - your thoughts?

    It's more about you, your skills, and re$ources 34' is a big boat. Rigging = small fortune, sails, engine.. galley electric plumbing. lumber sourcing. space and place to work. ...
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    Re: Another "duh?" Moment

    After playing with planes 2 nights in a row..http://clipart.coolclips.com/AGifm/tf05242/CoolClips_wb028649.gif I was like OMG felt like I was hit by a truck! Yeah... back on the shelf for those...
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    Out-rail screw, only one so far. "why I almost...

    Out-rail screw, only one so far. "why I almost always use phillips screw heads even though the slotted screws look nice running with the grain. Quick and careful with a drill bit and the head...
  36. Thread: Caned seats

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    Todd makes a very good point about rowing. ...

    Todd makes a very good point about rowing.

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    I'll probably use traditional filler. although...

    I'll probably use traditional filler. although I'm waffling between that and latex compound that they use on canvas pipe insulation covering. it's getting pretty good reviews by some of the...
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    Re: Restoration of the BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    guessing the builder didn't (think it's called) back out the planks? I'm sure Nick will correct me :P lol Looks a more reason to think about re-fastening.. maybe bolts in lieu of screws in the...
  39. Thread: Caned seats

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    Re: Caned seats

    Well, sometimes it is "ok" to shop non boating sites and for cane and rush weaving you should look for a more inclusive book that art of weaving is quite expansive I think Gil Gilpatrick tells how...
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    Re: Caned seats

    If you have the time... weaving cane is not that hard.. but you need an eye for detail. it's easy to miss and up down and get an up up or down down in the weave. I've self taught myself natural can...
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    Re: Question about glue. Birdsmouth mast.

    best answers I could find
    Casein Glue

    ó is made from a protein isolated from milk. The extraction process creates an adhesive that is waterproof.
    Its first use was in bonding the seam of...
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    More...

    More...
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    One off (outrail) the one off! 18 years ago I...

    One off (outrail) the one off! 18 years ago I was being a smart alec and we made the out rails very very slim. Now I'm finding out what a mistake that may have been. duh! They're very very fragile...
  44. True unfinished natural teak is also naturally...

    True unfinished natural teak is also naturally skid resistant which is why it was used almost exclusively on boats for decks.

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    And hopefully, it floats..... Sent from my...

    And hopefully, it floats.....

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    Thanks Canoez! I finally pulled her out from the...

    Thanks Canoez! I finally pulled her out from the side of the basement and have her between the old chimney and table saw where she just fits!

    Without canvas filler and paint she's as light as a...
  47. I don't mean to sound like a smart a** but I...

    I don't mean to sound like a smart a** but I sense it may be outside your skill-set? which is okay.

    It's probably just glued down. Teak Holly veneer plywood is expensive but way way cheaper...
  48. There are many smaller parts that can be made...

    There are many smaller parts that can be made from The Leftovers

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    Canvas replacement on W/C canoe

    Would y'all have interest in this? I'm about to do this on my 15 ft one off. They do this all the time on the WCHA site but I don't see it here much because everrrrrryone wants to build strip...
  50. I would never assume a Museum would even want...

    I would never assume a Museum would even want something that's been donated, they are rather picky. The boat I have was actually headed for the dumpster from the museum. Storage "collection" ...
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