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  • gravelyrider
    Dec 6, 2009
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      Joe, it's because of your photo's that I decided to build an Oldshoe. You look to be having great 'comfortable' fun.

      Denny

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Joe" <scsbmsjoe@...> wrote:
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      > I trust you have seen photos of my Oldshoe right next to yours and Dennis Lancaster's. Hope you enjoy building it as much as I did. Oh yes, and sailing it was great fun too. It's a fine daysailer for up to four, and comfortable too like an old shoe.
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      > Joe T
      >
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "gravelyrider" <ddvorak@> wrote:
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      > >
      > > Well, i've been looking at my plans for more than 3 years, and decided I better get started 'cause I'm not getting any younger.
      > >
      > > I got my plans in May of 2006 from PB&F .
      > >
      > > photo's are in :
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bolger/photos/album/1239860332/pic/list
      > >
      > > So far the only real changes are:
      > > 1- using 3/8th ACX ply instead of 1/4 because I can't get any good 1/4 locally.
      > > 2- using thicker framing. (I am incapable of edge nailing 3/4 stock without buggering it)
      > > 3- inlet a 3/8th's 'keelson' (more like a gluing strip) so I can attach the keel without crawling in and out of the boat to attach the keel. The bottom sill be attached in 2 halves now, courtesy of the 'keelson'.
      > >
      > > I marked, but have not trimmed the shear yet. that way the ply is self jigging on the concrete floor.
      > >
      > > I do wish I could have gotten some good 1/4 for the sides, it took a few grunts and groans to bend the 3/8 to this contour.
      > >
      > > Hot dipped ring shank nails, SS Screws and PL Premium courtesy of HD. the Plywood from a local yard that always has GREAT ACX.
      > >
      > > The only epoxy will be plywood seams, Payson Joints and fillets on bulkheads A and D.
      > >
      >
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