Re: Bagaduce update
- Thanks, Ron, for the activity - I quess nobody had anything to say.
I know what you mean about materials - I have to save up for a trip to
Seattle (8 hours) once or twice a year to get whatever I need. I doubt
they have white cedar at Edensaw.
I hope soon there will be enough people on this site with Atkin
projects going that it will warrant having a special place in files or
photos section for in progress boats. Should be inspiring. Maybe by
then I'll have Elon Jessup setup.
--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Ron Carter" <carter@t...> wrote:
> Mostly tired of not seeing anything posted here. Molds are all built
> and set up on the building table. In the final day of scarfing the
> longitudinals as there is no long hardwood locally (within 150 miles)
> that is worth hauling home for boat building. Framing with Ash bought
> from a wood floor manufacturer. Will be set up to plank within the
> week. Major problem is the total lack of White Cedar of any variety,
> Northern or Atlantic, in lower Michigan. Probably will be a long
> pause while we go to the Upper Peninsula and buy some Cedar cants to
> be resawn into planking. Western Red in long lengths is supposedly
> available at the high end lumber yards but the grade is arguable and
> they are all special order so one can't "pick the pile" for good
> planking. Would be great to be on either the left or right coast for
> access to good boat building materials. Enough for now.