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Platt technique, other designs
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has used Platt's geodesic technique with a different design? Or, if anyone has modified any of Platt's? Any reason that you...
Oct 5, 2007
Two questions, before I begin...
I am probably the ultimate procrastinator here, although the posts seem to indicate that I have competition. I have three sets of GA plans (the oldest, for...
Oct 2, 2007
I just posted a picture of my Strongback. It also shows the beginning of my Excrusion, using the geodesic methods for the Rob Roy. ...
Sep 29, 2007
Canoe sailing anyone?
Has anyone tried, or considered, putting a small sail/lee board/rudder setup on an Airolite canoe? Perhaps a carbon fiber mast, a bolt-on spruce thwart/ mast...
Sep 23, 2007
New message from *BikerBoyz* on Yahoo sent on 22/9/2007
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Sep 22, 2007
Shallow mast cup on Blivit 13
The Blivit 13, which I will be building this winter, has a really shallow mast cup. A note on the plans indicates that Platt was thinking that it would be...
Sep 21, 2007
Classic 10 Pix on Flickr
8728395@N03 Here are some photos of a Classic 10 with some mods. I made it for my girlfriend who is Irish (hence the green)....
Sep 16, 2007
Paddling the Arrow 14
Hi. I'm new to the group. I should mention that I have built several kayaks and a canoe: a cedar strip kayak, two skin on frame kayaks, a cedar strip 8' canoe...
Sep 9, 2007
Custom Logo Design Service: $99!
Custom Logo Design Service: $99! As a recommendation from a friend, I used Paramount Web Consulting to do my logo. Unlike the last company i dealt with, these...
Aug 24, 2007
I have built my strongback and have a question as to the positioning of the molds. I have a string stretched length-wise on the strongback and there must be a...
Aug 20, 2007
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Aug 16, 2007
OK, I've put it off long enough and am getting started on my Arrow 14. Platt says to use heavy cardboard for the moulds (or cheap luan) and I've found some...
Aug 10, 2007
Latex paint question
I'm planning to use exterior latex paint on the outside of my Arrow 14 and wonder if I should have to apply the water-based varnish to the outside of the...
Aug 5, 2007
Hi there! new member, new boat new photo album
Just saying Hi! Been lurking for a week or so, looking for tips and bodges before going for it. Well it's started and it's not been all plain sailing. I bought...
Aug 4, 2007
Does anyone have suggestions on where to obtain or order waterborne varnish to finish the Dacron?...
Jul 30, 2007
Updated photos posted
My boat is getting closer. Slowly, but getting there. These are the latest pics. Sincerely: Paul T...
Jul 29, 2007
Yahoo! Groups-Cool biker boys looking for riding parnter!
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Jul 25, 2007
P-40 Warhawk Aircraft Model for Sale
Made of the finest mahogany wood and prepared by our master craftsmen, the P-40 Warhawk replica comes with an elegant furniture furnish and a polished chrome...
Jul 19, 2007
Has anyone attempted to build a geo.frame and NEST it? If so I would really like to have some feedback on this.I am thinking of a 14', ( nested 8' and 6') ...
Jul 9, 2007
Handsome and Cool Bikers looking for fun!
Handsome and Cool Bikers looking for fun! Chat with them here: http://coolbiker013
Jul 1, 2007
I've got plans to build a Blivit13 in Hobart, Tasmania some time soon. Has anyone done so recently? I'm particularly interested in rigging it with a jib as per...
Jun 18, 2007
Has anyone ever used an Airolite boat on the boundry waters? I am thinking of building the Robroy and would like to know if any one has used an Airolite for...
Jun 9, 2007
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Karen have added you to her favorite list, check Karen's profile here http://karenpassion
Jun 3, 2007
Had problems due to ribs cracking due to cooling quickly while trying to bend them singlehandedly. Finally in frustration tried steaming them in the foam pipe...
May 31, 2007
SnowShoe Traveler 18
Just finished my first boat - the SnowShoe Traveler 18 - Added some pics in the Photos section. Tom Z...
May 25, 2007
video demonstrating skin-on-frame toughness http://www.youtube.
May 23, 2007
Caroline II Arrow 14
Hello all, Sunday morning I took the Arrow 14 out on Lake Placid for a paddle with some of the guys I kayak with. First, I continue to be impressed with the...
May 22, 2007
Yahoo! Groups-Julia invite you to join her circle of friends!
Julia would like to invite you to join her circle of friends. Check her circle of friends here: http://juliafriends
May 19, 2007
Woodwork completed for Sweet Pea Mark II
I am currently varnishing the boat and getting ready to put on the Dacron and Kevlar. I've gone with oil based varnish, both for the wood and the Dacron. So ...
May 16, 2007
The pics are awesome! Been following your build from the sidelines, catching the new pics when you post, it all seems to have turned out well. I am planning...
May 16, 2007
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