Re: [bolger] final photo posted
- On 8/19/07, dnjost <davidjost@...> wrote:
>Actually, I find it natural to see that wooden boats have a finite
> You can view the final photo of Diablo - warning this picture may not
> be suitable for wooden boat builders.
life span. I recall Bolger writing that the conventional view about
wood boats used to be that they were intended to last about as long as
a modern day automobile. To our grandfather's generation, a twenty
year life would be about normal for a wooden boat. And to the
contrary today, expecting a wooden boat to last forever is unnatural.
Go quickly build another. I vote for a Shivaree.