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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!
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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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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
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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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May 13, 2007
Arrow 14 Launching
Hello all, Yesterday afternoon we took the Arrow 14 down to the lake for its maiden voyage. My daughter christened the boat CAROLINE II, insisting she is...
May 9, 2007
Arrow 14 nears completion!
Hello all, New pictures of my Arrow 14 project have been posted in my album. The recent bad weather in the northeast have given me motivation to work in the...
Apr 17, 2007
Varnishing Dacron: water-based vs. oil based
Thanks to all those who've contributed to this group; it's helped me on my project, which I'll have some more photos of soon. My question is whether anyone has...
Apr 11, 2007
High Performance Craft
I'm a little bit of a speed nut and am designing an A-class catamaran. I ran across the gaboats website and am intrigued by the construction possibilities and...
Apr 3, 2007
Back at construction of Arrow 14
Ok, the high school musical is over. So after an 8 week construction break on the boat, I am back at it. I put on the kevlar strands today. The process was...
Apr 3, 2007
fabrics abd coatings
Just ran accross this artical in my favorites. Thought some of you might like to read it. http://www.kayakfor
Mar 25, 2007
Building a Sweet Pea Mark II
I've been building a Sweet Pea Mark II in my basement for a while, using western red cedar and air dried ash. I've modified the stems, using steam bent...
Mar 25, 2007
my only experience so far with these fabrics has been in hang gliders .so i would ask a sail maker for the corect way to treat it . personaly i think if you...
Mar 17, 2007
What is your experience (covering)
Since the question has come up a couple of times, perhaps a real life report would help those of us who are building our first GA boat. I would like to ask for...
Mar 16, 2007
Rub Rail and Cutwater
It appears to me that the rub rail and cutwater are holding the ends of the dacron in place. The HeatNBond seems to help keep the dacron from tearing and...
Mar 16, 2007
UV resistance Dacron
I believe from reading the web site that the boats are covered in Dacron. How is the UV resistance of Dacron? I know that at least one of heat shrinkable...
Mar 15, 2007
I have posted a few picks of a very easy ultra light fishing tool. I use this with great efffect on squid (calamari)and change in a second to a bottom line . I...
Mar 2, 2007
More progress and pic's
Okay, I'll admit to some trepidation regarding the steam box. I've read pro's and cons..Some have had success, some have not. Also, I have most available, kiln...
Mar 1, 2007
Fluted Beams - Compressed Hardwood
I may have mentioned in an earlier post but I am thinking about using a wood product from Fluted Beams for making the ribs in my boat. Check out this recent...
Feb 18, 2007
A couple more pic's posted. It's starting to look like a boat. Now, on to the bending of the ribs. I'm going to try first the vacuum chamber to re- hydrate the...
Feb 5, 2007
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