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Kevlar Roving Questions
My Airolite RobRoy kayak is now 4 years old and I have it stripped down to the frame to be sanded, sealed and recovered. During construction I never was able...
Feb 12, 2011
Wood sizes for a Whitehall Jr
While I am waiting for my plans to get across the atlantic, can someone tell me the cross section sizes of the ribs etc. I have bent 13mm x 13mm old dried oak...
Feb 10, 2011
Boats on car roofs
Ok, so you have carefully strapped the boat to the cars roof.(Mine will be a Whitehall Jr.) What sort of cruising speed do you guys recommend for a safe trip? ...
Feb 10, 2011
I am a new UK member and have just bought the Whitehall Jr plans and the partial kit of parts. It should be on its way as we speak. I live in Sutton Coldfield...
Feb 1, 2011
Building the Strongback
I'm going to go with Luan in place of the cardboard. Can someone help me with dimensions? I'm building the Snowshoe 16 which is really 15'6"
. I'm assuming...
Feb 1, 2011
For sale: Strongback, plans, station molds and so on for Ebenezer 1
I am almost done with a Ebenezer 11. I had picked this up as a uncompleted Ebenezer 11 project, included was the the plans, strongback station molds,clamps...
Jan 31, 2011
Article in duckworks
Thought this might be of interest to most people on the list. http://www.duckwork
index.htm Hajo -- "When somebody has risked...
Jan 30, 2011
Wood Choice/Selection for Snowshoe
I know that this has come up time and again but I still have a few questions. Reading the directions,it says I "need straight grain, clear wood for the...
Jan 27, 2011
Blivik 13 advice
I am thinking about building a Blivik 13 with my 15 year old son, I think the construction should be easy for us, I am most interested in thoughts about how it...
Jan 26, 2011
Pre-order queries (nerves)
Hi Folks, I'm a new member (uk) and just about to take the plunge to construct a classic 12. Before I try to set up the order, to settle my last minute nerves,...
Jan 21, 2011
Nimrod 12 FOR SALE
Good afternoon. I purchased a Nimrod 12 short kit in '08. Well as things go I have not yet begun the construction of it, and it doesn't look like I'm going to...
Jan 11, 2011
Snowshoe 16 for sale Northern California
Sorry for repost- clarification San Francisco Bay Area Snowshoe 16- spruce ash, dacron Canoe is is fine shape- very little use- only issue I see is the seats...
Jan 7, 2011
Snowshoe 16 for sale- Northern Californoa
San Francisco Bay Area Snowshoe 16- spruce ash, dacron Canoe is is fine shape- very little use- only issue I see is the seats need some attention- attached...
Jan 7, 2011
anyone else having trouble with links? 1/4/11 7pm pst...
Jan 6, 2011
So I finally got my boat in the water! Just a short paddle, but it does indeed float :-) For those of you who haven't seen it recently here's the link. I...
Dec 30, 2010
hull paint selection
Bob, After much agonizing and research, I have decided to use Sherwin Williams Porch and Floor Enamel (Waterborne formula for concrete and wood floors). I am ...
Dec 23, 2010
. :) The boat looks great! thanks for the build pic's also. Great job. I know you'll enjoy it. Sincerely: Paul T...
Dec 20, 2010
Epoxy, Paint and Wood
FYI – I used MAS epoxy when I put together an Annapolis wherry from Chesapeake boats (clcboats.com)
. I seemed very good and did not darken. I would use it...
Dec 17, 2010
Update on epoxy
Several of us have run out of the epoxy that is supplied with the kit. Maybe we were too generous with our glue-ups, but I would rather err on the side of too...
Dec 16, 2010
Paint inside of boat
Just wondering. Has anybody painted the inside of their boat? How did it work, what did you use? Thanks Richard...
Dec 10, 2010
Classic 12 wood choice
Just received my classic 12 plans and partial kit, watched the video and read some recommendations on using green ash or oak. I was wondering what thoughts...
Nov 21, 2010
Painting my boat
I'm just about to cover my Snowshoe 14 and I'm thinking about paints...Â I know most people varnish their boats but I'm somewhat set on painting mine.Â Have...
Oct 25, 2010
Re: a wise choice... q--$
Spam, spam, spam! To: tallind5@...; Airolite_Boats@
com; absten@... From: stevenmichaeli@... Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010...
Oct 20, 2010
Fluted Beams Compressed Wood
Has anyone used Fluted Beams Compressed Wood in the construction of their boat? If so, your thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thank you...
Oct 8, 2010
Swing Centerboard with BLIVIT 13
Hi, I bought a couple of weeks ago plans for the BLIVIT 13 and with them I received also a couple of papers about a swing centerboard. Has anybody integrated...
Sep 21, 2010
New member building Snowshoe 14
Hi all! Glad to find this list. I'm just in the final stages of building a Snowshoe 14, here's a link ...
Sep 16, 2010
Bob & Kay
streching and shortening?
Is there any problems in streching or shortening the Gaboats? I was thinking od building a 8 - 10% shorter version of the Westport Dinghy 8. Yes, I know its...
Sep 9, 2010
Snow Shoe Explorer 14 Partial Kit, Plans, and Clampits for sale
Hello! I while back I purchased a Snow Shoe Explorer 14 partial kit, plans, and a pack of clampits. It is now clear that I won't have the time to build the...
Sep 6, 2010
Hello builders, I have started building the Arrow 14 in my basement. I chose this design for several reasons, mostly because the window in my basement is 32" x...
Sep 6, 2010
Snowshoe 14 Pics
Hi Group, Here are pics of my snowshoe 14 build: http://www.flickr.
olite/ Enjoy, Travis...
Aug 27, 2010
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