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How to build your own Oars
Hi there you Airolite fans! A new question from the Netherlands. What experience do you have with building oars? The design in the gaboats website doesn't look...
May 4, 2008
Hi all, I'm FINALLY about to start on the Arrow 14....and already I have a question. Why is the stem built from two pieces of wood glued together instead of...
Apr 21, 2008
Now that I've been out a couple of times in my 10' classic in VERY shallow water around the Concord River I've concluded that getting holed is a matter of...
Apr 16, 2008
Classic 14 question
I'm interested in the Classic 14 and have a question or two..... 1. Are plans for the sailing bits included in the price? 2. How long are the ribs for this...
Mar 31, 2008
Bending Oak Ribs
The Ancient Mariners are building a 12' Classic sailboat. We are bending 200 year old oak flooring from a torn down church for ribs. We rigged up a way to soak...
Mar 31, 2008
Double Skin on Classic 14
I have a Classic 14 that I am just starting to put the dacron skin on. It has occured to me that a double layer of fabric might be a good idea on this larger...
Mar 21, 2008
New to the list,... DVD's left?
Hi, I recently joined this list and have just finished reading all the posts ... Good Stuff!! I want to build a "Black Fly" pram as a tender for my sailboat....
Mar 13, 2008
Free & New Embroidery Design
Hello All, Today we have new Good and Free Embroidery Design, you would have to visit our web site and enjoy with a lot of best free daily designs. ...
Mar 9, 2008
Recieved my Nimrod DVD today
Hey Joel, A1...thanks a lot! Paul...
Feb 15, 2008
I don't want to but I guess I need to
I guess I need to switch my membership to read via web only. I was kind of wanting to get a daily report of your posts. When You get those spam posts the...
Feb 13, 2008
We uses the broken rib of the 2 piece one...
Feb 10, 2008
Kevlar adhesive question & List searchable archive?
Howdy list, I never built a boat before. Phew, got that off my chest. I took on the Sweat-Pea MK2 project to do with my kids this winter. I've just cracked the...
Feb 9, 2008
NIMROD 12 KIT FOR SALE
I have a Nimrod 12 short kit that I'm just not going to get around to building. I would like it to find a new home for it. It's still in the original box it...
Jan 30, 2008
Suggestions on sizing?
I was thinking maybe I'd use spray Polyeurethane to size the kevlar. It would give my wood a nice extra gloss coat at the same time. Any ...
Jan 28, 2008
DVDs Have Been Sent
For all of you who have ordered/send $ for the DVD, thanks for your patience. The DVD has been sent via USPS today so it should arrive in the next 3-4 days....
Jan 26, 2008
I have just put a layer of Xynole Polyester over the dacron skin of my Classic 14. It is a new build. The uncoated dacron skin was first given a coat of epoxy...
Jan 24, 2008
Newby Question on Transom Cuts
Hi...I'm building a classic 10. I have 4 questions that just don't get answered in the plans or the video... 1) Should the transom be notched for the...
Jan 21, 2008
DVDs Have Arrived
The DVDs arrived at my home yesterday from David Dean and I had a chance to watch last night. I think you will be very pleased with the presentation and...
Jan 15, 2008
Rowing Position and other questions
Hi..I'm building a 10' classic. 1) I see the rowing position is between ribs 7 and 9 and this seems to me a bit far back. Has anyone played with moving the...
Jan 13, 2008
Blivit 13 pictures added
I have added some pictures to the "Photos" area of a Blivit 13 hull under construction. This is kind of a hybrid boat as it has a plywood bottom with dacron...
Jan 11, 2008
Nimrod DVD - $37 AVAILABLE NOW
OK group. I sent payment to David Dean to cover the cost of producing 20 DVDs of the Nimrod series from Public Television
39;s The Boat Show. I am now accepting...
Jan 10, 2008
Snowshoe 14 for sale in mass
Came across this and someone here might be interested. It's a snowshow 14 built by Platt for sale($250) in Gloucester,ma. ...
Dec 2, 2007
John...thanks for the info
Thanks for the info on the oars. Paul T....
Dec 2, 2007
DVDs of Nimrod Build Available Next Week!!!
Great news!!! David Dean, host of the Boat Shop, stepped up the conversion of the Nimrod master tapes to DVD. DVDs should be available for purchase by end of...
Jan 4, 2008
A question for John (Classic 12)
John: I was wondering what length oar you are using with your Classic 12? I've found various ways to calculate proper length, but decided on the more direct...
Nov 29, 2007
Hi Friends! Sometimes u just cant predict what ur gonna find in ur mail! Just opened my mail n guess what? voip ! Have fun Guys, i think am gonna love it...
Nov 22, 2007
Scott..posted in files area.
Scott: I have posted the pics in the files area per your request. They are slightly higher res and larger. But I do keep the resolution low when I take them....
Nov 21, 2007
New pic's posted.
Hello folks: And Happy Thanksgiving. I've posted three new progress photos in my folder.."
s Classic 12". It's been a while since my last post. Been...
Nov 21, 2007
Build Video Available
I have only heard from four on the list about getting in on the group purchase of teh Nimrod build videos. I am a bit surprised that there has been so little...
Nov 13, 2007
I joined the group to learn something after running across a Classic 12 with sail while working on one of the local lakes. I am really taken by the lines....
Nov 12, 2007
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