69566Re: Whalewatcher plans
- May 28, 2013the same type of key that was in the Queen Mab plans, are in all the books I have by PhilI have all but the Novel a step by step numbering of the parts etc I also have the Payson books as well all a very good education in boat building Cheers Pal
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mason smith" <masonsmith@...> wrote:
> What Phil and Susanne call keys are not in the books, to my knowledge. You
> have to get the plans to get the keys, which are instructions and
> measurements for every numbered part in the plans, plus some more general
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> Subject: [bolger] Re: Whalewatcher plans
> the excellent keys that Phil put in his books has been why I have been able
> to build so many with just the books I am a builder of smallish skiffs if I
> were attempt to build a larger boat I would order plans. At some point I am
> hoping to build Queen Mab :)
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:bolger%40yahoogroups.com> ,
> "daschultz8275@" <daschultz8275@> wrote:
> > So according to PB&F, the 'mylars' (high quality originals) were returned
> after BF passed.
> > So it would seem the Canadian had paper dwgs scanned on a large format
> scanner. The files are used to generate pdfs that he sells. My guess is if
> somebody pays him for a paper version, he runs down to a local printer, and
> gets a copy made, though he may have his own printer. I am assuming the
> paper versions come in a large format, IE sizd D drawings.
> > I don't know any history of how the current "Common Sense..." got started.
> Did the owner buy CSD from the Wolfard estate? He is now designing his own
> stuff. Some seem Bolger like in style.
> > I suppose many could study Bolger's work and then sketch variations that
> look OK. But would they be structurally sound, and seaworthy?
> > I agree that PB&F will continue to have a tough time stopping this abuse
> of their intellectual property.
> > Several years ago I bought via the web what were called unused Bolger
> plans for Martha Jane, and Idaho. When they arrived, they were the CSD
> versions. Oh, and no key.
> > I also bought Hawkeye plans from PB&F. With a key.
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