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Re: [AtkinBoats] New to the group.

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  • jkohnen@boat-links.com
    Welcome aboard Richard! I think you can probably teach us a thing or two! How hard was it to bend the planks into place on Rescue Minor s bottom? Are you
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 24, 2004
      Welcome aboard Richard! I think you can probably teach us a thing or two!
      <g>

      How hard was it to bend the planks into place on Rescue Minor's bottom? Are
      you planning on building it with plywood?

      On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 03:33:12 -0000, Richard wrote:
      > Hello all, sure good to see this group on Atkin"s designs. I have
      > been following their designs for over 50 years now since i was in
      > school. Have built several of their vessels, mostly small cedar
      > skiffs, and sail, presently finishing a 1/4 scale model of "RESCUE
      > MINOR" it is 58 inches long, 3 inches to the foot. I usually build
      > this scale before I build the real boat, am retired 7 years here,
      > build most every day in shop, so far have built 27 vessels over the
      > last years, largest 2 26 footers, GAFF Ketch 3 1/2 tons when kids
      > were growing up here on the water. location is Sandy Hook N.J. so
      > have 2 rivers ,bay and ocean close.like to fool with design. am
      > retired mechanical engineer from utility co. in research lab for 40
      > years. hopeing to see and learn here. thanks, Richie......

      --
      John <jkohnen@...>
      http://www.boat-links.com/
      One boat just leads to another.
      <John Kohnen>
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