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Re: Musicbox 2 (Omaha) New pix of handmade blocks and cleats

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  • wilhelm7.geo
    I got my ideas from The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garret Smith. Available on amazon.com I also found photos here and there of handcarved blocks and such.
    Message 1 of 12 , Jun 1 2:00 PM
      I got my ideas from "The Marlinspike Sailor" by Hervey Garret Smith. Available on amazon.com

      I also found photos here and there of handcarved blocks and such.

      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "Tom" <chtom@...> wrote:
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      > Where did you find plans for your blocks? I am needing to do some repairs to some of mind, but am thinking new ones may be better. Mine are wooden double sleaves.
      > Tom Condry
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      > --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "wilhelm7.geo" <wilhelm7.geo@> wrote:
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      > > POCKET CHANGE is getting a partial rebuild. Never use luan underlayment for anything built to float. The cabin tops need to be replaced with fir plywood because of rot and subsequent leaking. Anyhow, I couldn't find anything "salty" enough for my taste in blocks and cleats so I made a few of my own from a nice slab of hickory. I've uploaded the pix into the Photos section under "Musicbox 2 (Omaha)." I cut out the rough shapes with my bandsaw and shaped them with rasps, files, and sandpaper.
      > >
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