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  1. Re: Coronet is being moved to Mystic to complete its restoration

    I remember seeing her lines in an issue of WoodenBoat. Such a classically great shape.
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    Re: Little Moby Skiff

    Beautiful! I too have admired that design on paper. Seeing it brought to fruition has only increased my appreciation of it.
  3. Re: books on sailboat hardware/furniture

    Here are a few that might help-

    Roger Marshallís ďYacht Design DetailsĒ
    Ian Nicolsonís ďYacht Designerís Sketchbook,Ē ďImprove Your Own Boat,Ē ďYacht Designerís Notebook.Ē Not sure how much...
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    Re: Spotted on C/L

    Thatís a very pretty boat.
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    Re: Fuselage adaptation

    I donít see any reason why your idea canít be executed. A number of designs have been converted to skin-on-frame. I always thought the McInnis Bateau was a great design to adapt to SOF and the...
  6. Re: Where to find F. Spaulding Dunbar Sailboat designs at?

    I believe there were two of his designs featured in “Boat Design Quarterly.” One was a small runabout, a 13-footer. The other was a 23’ sailboat. Sounds like you’re looking for something bigger. If...
  7. Short Birch Bark Canoe Video from CBC

    Short video on "The art and tradition of building birch bark canoes"

    https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2016099907862
  8. Re: Soda bead sand blasting or something else

    I'd never heard of sponge blasting until yesterday. I'll have to read up on it. One other option I forgot about is nut shell media. Here's a 4-star (out of 5) review from the Home Depot site-

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  9. Re: Soda bead sand blasting or something else

    Reflexively I was going to mention CO2 blasting. When I did a search for a link, ďsponge blastingĒ came up as alternative solution. Maybe check both?
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    Re: Overzealous project ?DEER ISLE KOSTER

    Nice boat and lot's of great recommendations for the kit. I've built more boats from plans than kits. Building from plans can be rewarding, but if the boat I wanted was only available as a kit, I...
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    Re: 8ish Foot Round-bottomed Stem Dinghies

    I was going to moot Uffa Foxís Cub & Nest Egg design. In the process of looking for an image I came across a topic similar to this one where Peter Belenky made the same recommendation. This design...
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    Re: Making Lugged rigging and sail

    From the simple drawings on Devlin's site, it looks like the Peeper 12 has less displacement forward than Mud Peep 12 design. It looks like sailing rig will push the Peeper's bow down at rest and...
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    Re: Large surface gluing

    Is this a planked transom (solid lumber) or plywood? Is the split from drying out? Wizbang has more experience than I do and may have a very good point in discouraging you depending on the substrate...
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    Re: Large surface gluing

    Are you applying the veneer (multiple layers?) or thick plywood in place or can you do it on a bench? Vacuum bagging should be pretty easy to accomplish on a bench. Also, is the transom flat or...
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    Re: Repairing keel bolt holes on oak keel

    How about a compatible metal sleeve bolt with a press fit sleeve or a custom smoothbore helicoil (not sure what you call them on your side of the pond). You could fill the sleeve with (likely very...
  16. Re: Stretching an Argie 15 to an Argie 16.5?

    I donít normally recommend something so far from the ask, but I think a strong argument could be made for Welsfordís SCAMP design.

    https://smallboatsmonthly.com/article/scamp/

    Definitely a...
  17. Re: looking for advice on possible candidates for a daysailer

    Not sure where you draw the line on light, but since catboats are in consideration, Iíve always been drawn to Bolgerís Harbinger. At one point I sketched a lug yawl rig on it for a sail-and-oar...
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    Re: Bud McIntosh Acacia design

    I would recommend checking with the folks at WoodenBoat magazine. Iím not sure where his work ended up if it was preserved (Maine Maritime Museum, Mystic, etc.), but they may have his drawings or...
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    Re: My favorite six metre....

    Thatís good to hear. I visited his shop quite a few years ago and heís done nice work on some interesting boats.
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    Re: Repowering the Brewer catboat

    Interesting thread, Jim. Why am I not surprised? I saw the second video Iím providing links to below first, but both seem useful to the discussion. The charging when the wind is available looks...
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    You all are taking this leisure in a warm clime seriously. Thanks for taking us along.
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    PNW Designs

    Not sure if this resource, courtesy of the National Park Service, has made an appearance here on the forum - https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/DownloadFile/581371 A nice collection of watercraft from...
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    I was going to ask if you were double planking, but the picture (and text) make it clear lamination is the order of the day. Thrifty no doubt and I imagine it helps with the curves. Beautiful work...
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    Weekender - Optimism Required

    I don't have an interest in this boat, financial or otherwise. Having said that, who doesn't want to root for the underdog? In a perfect world, the cold molding would prove to have been a well done...
  25. Re: Traditional Working Sail Rigs - Modern Recreational Craft

    Chebacco, Bolgerís gaff-rigged cat yawl, seems like a good choice for both rig and use if 19í8Ē LOA isnít a problem.
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    Re: Perfect boat for a honda 20

    Paul Gartside has a 14-footer thatís shy of the 6í beam you referenced, but might suit.

    https://store.gartsideboats.com/collections/all/products/14ft-outboard-skiff-design-189

    Itís traditional...
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    Re: Planking strips of plywood?

    If memory serves, you might want to look at the construction of Gartsideís Flashboat and possibly apply Peerie Maaís thoughts on the planking as a core. I think ripping plywood to typical strip...
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    Re: Catching up

    Glad to hear you've got a hand on the sheet and a hand on the tiller on a nice boat. Sounds like retirement might suit you. Enjoy!
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    Re: Buoyancy bags vs air tanks?

    Definitely agree with this. That includes a proper way to secure the bags. I've used bags and they were durable in service. I had Crewsaver brand from the UK. Not sure of their availability, but...
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    Re: Small boat cruising stories? What next?

    A vintage example of the type is Robert C Leslie's "A Waterbiography." It's been a long time since I last (re)read it. A quick search found this free recorded version -...
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Particles or waves? Please consider this question in good (or bad) company with Garret's.
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    Re: Mackinaw molds

    That will be truly unfortunate if no one takes you up on your offer. Itís very generous and you clearly built a beautiful boat from what you are making available. It is a big boat though, no doubt...
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    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    Sorry I missed this question in my earlier reply. Unless noted otherwise, I think it's safe to assume the deduction applies to all planking, side and bottom. It's more intuitive with a round bilged...
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    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    I recommended half size just for the lofting practice. Full size is definitely the way to go for building. I’ll defer to others for your wood question. Best choices lumber wise is very much a local...
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    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    It's pretty typical, in fact I would say the norm, to have to deduct plank thickness. I imagine it's a function of naval architects/boat designers drawing to the outside of the planking to run their...
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    Re: Atkin's sailing dinghy Nymph

    Does the embedded image illustrate what you've done? I don't see where you include the numbers for station 4 or for the transom. You should hopefully get a fair curve. It's worth keeping in mind...
  37. Re: "FREE" Tancook Whaling Schooner - CLE CL

    So it is. Van Dine's is 25'6". Thanks for prompting me to check. It's in "Boat Design Quarterly" No. 22. Also, apparently, in Roger Taylor's Fourth Book of Good Boats. I gave the series away a...
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    Re: Dynel and other synthetic cloths

    What design is your smaller, PNW boat, Bruce? Thanks!
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    Re: Dynel and other synthetic cloths

    Interesting article/discussion. Thanks for the link, Russel. Thanks for the additional background, Todd. I've only used fiberglass in my builds, none of the other cloths mentioned. It reminded me...
  40. Re: "FREE" Tancook Whaling Schooner - CLE CL

    I believe both Bolger and Peter Van Dine drew small Tancook Whalers. I don't know if this is based on either of their plans, but it might be worth investigating for the right party.
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    Interesting Blog

    I almost put this in People & Places as the coverage is more broad than boats - http://middlething.blogspot.com/ Interesting reading.
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    Looks shipshape from here. Have a great cruise and Happy Birthday!
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    Re: drifted transom question

    I second both the cleats and the difficulty drilling through the stock accurately. Plain edge gluing or even gluing with splines would not be a good idea in my view. Iíve seen a splined, glued...
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    Re: Seattle CL Find: Looks Like A Steal

    Always liked that design. I canít imagine it isnít one-of-one (maybe of two) on the West Coast/outside of New England waters.
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    On the off chance the Newport/Marion to Bermuda strikes Jimís fancy, some non-pivoting dogs could be installed - moderately structural and not aesthetically deal breaking.

    Mind you, Iím not...
  46. Re: Next build - which design to pick? Ideas?

    Another Bolger design is Harbinger. A discussion of the design can he found here - http://rosslillistonewoodenboat.blogspot.com/2011/02/building-phil-bolgers-harbinger.html You could certainly use...
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Many continued thanks for sharing your build, Jim. It's like receiving a present every time one opens the thread.
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    Re: Time for a new thread: Big (34') dory build.

    Inspired and inspiring. What a great build and a beautiful, comfortable home sort-of-away from home.
  49. Re: First build and have a couple plans in mind

    This thread on the FAO designs may be of interest - http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?80503-FAO-Fisheries-boat-designs-%F8yvind-Gulbrandsen

    Mark Murray’s Sea Hoss Skiff might be even...
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    Re: Three Boats I Lust After

    Two more votes for pilot houses. Properly done, they are an eminently practical thing of beauty.

    Surely there are more irresistible trios.
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