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3289RE: [AtkinBoats] Re: Fore An' Aft

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  • John Frodigh
    Apr 5, 2013

      One more thing, I think SYP was specified because of the then popular use of Galvie fasteners, which in White Oak, after time, is disastrous

      John Frodigh 

      From: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com [AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com] on behalf of Briton H [brithowell@...]
      Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2013 11:02 PM
      To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re: Fore An' Aft


      The plans call for Yellow Pine in the keel, and a couple of other areas. SYP is a bit sparse here. Does anyone here know if Doug Fir or Juniper wold be an acceptable substitute?

      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "JohnA" <jalmberg@...> wrote:
      > > I am researching gathering and milling much of the lumber and drying it myself as well.
      > I think this is an under-discussed part of boat building. How to get sufficient lumber to build a boat, without going broke in the process. It sure helps to locally source your lumber, as Mr. Madison is doing with his Maid of Endor build.
      > http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?128218-Building-the-Maid
      > He seems to get most of his wood from his backyard ;-)

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