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    That’s cool!

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    Finastkind.

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    Sharpening..
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    Take a wild guess.. it came from a 50's wharf pile.
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    2" Iroko.
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    Pass me that hammer... no, the big one.
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    Eucalyptus frames, dead-woods, stem, sternpost, keel. The keel was 80 feet long and a single piece.
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    Cool

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    Mahogony. Which, I know not.
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    Waiting for the off.
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    Where to

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    Essaouira.

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    Nice boats, how much are they

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    Standby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    Eucalyptus frames, dead-woods, stem, sternpost, keel. The keel was 80 feet long and a single piece.
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    Eucalyptus? Same species that was brought over to California from Austrailia? Here I thought it was only good for windbreaks (smells good, I always say I'm not back in CA until I can smell the eucalyptus).

    Always interesting to visit the WBF over my morning coffee and go from say Jim Ledger's project to something a lot more rough-and-tumble.
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    Good honest fishing boats, banged together perfectly, and in time honoured fashion, not built to last.

    I have personally tried to season various types of eucalypts, with varying degrees of total failure. Twisting, warping, shaking, cracking... All ended as firewood. But I know if several boats around the med made entirely from it, but I do not know which exact species.

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    Quote Originally Posted by artif View Post
    Nice boats, how much are they
    Abdul the builder says 2 camels and three sacks of olives, but he'll throw in the hand of his sister to sweeten the deal. I haven't seen her yet, I think we have only just started negotiating. How soon can you get here Artif?

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    Not found a price for a sack of olives, a google search only came up with a few results for camels, apparently around 2000Euros each.
    Does the sister have her own caulking irons?
    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    Abdul the builder says 2 camels and three sacks of olives, but he'll throw in the hand of his sister to sweeten the deal. I haven't seen her yet, I think we have only just started negotiating. How soon can you get here Artif?

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    Abdul says a full suite, and not only that; she can swing a hammer all day.

    At at least I think that's what he said. My Berber's not great. Yet.

    More talking with him tomorrow, sun is down, and that's not water in his bottle ^^.

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    How are those pointed stealer hood ends caulked or sealed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    Good honest fishing boats, banged together perfectly, and in time honoured fashion, not built to last.

    I have personally tried to season various types of eucalypts, with varying degrees of total failure. Twisting, warping, shaking, cracking... All ended as firewood. But I know if several boats around the med made entirely from it, but I do not know which exact species.
    There are a lot of good species but Sydney Blue Gum, which I believe is common in California is not the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay Greer View Post
    How are those pointed stealer hood ends caulked or sealed?
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    The dorys here are lagged in all manner of unction, untold amounts of it, and with an annual top up that seems to do. Driven nail heads, plank seams and everything are smattered over with tar, linseed putty and 40 layers of paint. That's it.

    The planking is half inch with mucho sapwood; easier to rip them off when the time comes.
    They get 20 years out of them.

    Fabergé they may not be, but fast and easy to build in order to earn.

    I will investigate pre-motor types tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    There are a lot of good species but Sydney Blue Gum, which I believe is common in California is not the best.
    Few here speak Latin, alas. I'm heading to the port tomorrow to negotiate on Artifs behalf, and will attempt at least the French or Spsnish, or Portugese slang words for some of these woods. Many originate from SS W. Africa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WX View Post
    There are a lot of good species but Sydney Blue Gum, which I believe is common in California is not the best.
    American mills don't know how to saw eucalypt species. It can't be sawn like pine, there is too much internal stress but it is VERY good wood.Strong ,stable and durable
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    Please tell me more Peter, related to boat building.

    Which species? How sawn? What time length seasoning? Rot resistance?
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    ^ Read Bootle's book for a primer.
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    ^ Read Bootle's book for a primer. if you need proof of rot resistance then there are wharf timbers built of OZ species from the 1860s onward.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    Please tell me more Peter, related to boat building.

    Which species? How sawn? What time length seasoning? Rot resistance?
    I'm referring to the faster growing species of my experience, rose gum e.grands and the prince of them spotted gum Corymbia maculata
    Logs of these species aren't broken down on seworks carriage as oak or pine would be. We do have hardwoods from tropical forests that can be sawn that way but not "gums".If you do the section cut off will twist horribly towards the sapwood.It rather complicated explain and would strongly suggest a visit to a hardwood mill foranyone considering the enterprise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    £1600 and she's yours Artif.

    In the mean time, that boat that was being caulked is coming on. 50 / 50 - trawlers / purse seiners here. 50km average trip, mostly sardines but plenty of by-catch too.

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    Nice Boats and nice pictures!
    Shurely a very interesting trip.
    Thanks a lot, and happy New Year.

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    Wow, that's a good price, how many have you picked up so far.
    Have a great new year

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    wimmins or boats?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lupussonic View Post
    Please tell me more Peter, related to boat building.

    Which species? How sawn? What time length seasoning? Rot resistance?
    Dr Jagels analysed a ample of Saligna gum years ago and deemed it to be rot resistant and potentially suitable for boat building. In practice it is prone to shakes, but I have seen it sawn into 3/8th slats and seasoned to last well in tropical heat( when copper rivet fastened as double planking over ribs of a number of the same slats).
    Spotted gum from South Australia (whatever that is called) is also good for planking.

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