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Re: Pointy Skiff on life support

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  • dnjost
    lol. yes, my yard looks like a scene from Sanford and Son, only filled with boats, not junk. total count today is only 5...had a fleet reduction last year.
    Message 1 of 13 , Sep 19, 2011
      lol. yes, my yard looks like a scene from Sanford and Son, only filled with boats, not junk. total count today is only 5...had a fleet reduction last year. Neighbors think I'm nuts although with all the rain we had, they were thinking that maybe Noah lived here.

      David


      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, Doug <dougpol1@...> wrote:
      >
      > come, on David, I have roted a boat or two by laying them upside down
      > in the grass. I bet you have too. Fess Up!
      > R There was a skiff laying around the marine up side down rotting.
      > I didn't use lywood but I had some pine sideing boards and f sawed the
      > toung off one side and put around the top of the skiff that has been a
      > lot of years ago a long time tenant there recently told me she was still
      > around. So it works.
      >
      > Doug
      >
      >
      >
      > On 09/19/2011 02:56 PM, dnjost wrote:
      > >
      > > The deal is sealed. I found a couple bags of copper clench nails in
      > > the cabinet downstairs. If it comes out poorly, I will just through
      > > some dirt in it and plant tomatos.
      > >
      > > David
      > >
      > > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com <mailto:bolger%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > "dnjost" <davidjost@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > hey group.
      > > >
      > > > I built my Pointy Skiff over 25 years ago from lumber store materials.
      > > > Luan sides, AC bottom, fir strapping for the rails, fir stem, etc...
      > > > the rot at the top edge all around appears to be past repair. It is
      > > to the point that I won't got out in it.
      > > >
      > > > I have an idea to prolong the life of the skiff.
      > > >
      > > > Strike a line app. 6" down and cut all the rotted wood out. Then cut
      > > a piece of plywood 2" bigger and attach it ala a lapstrake technique.
      > > Has anyone tried this?
      > > >
      > > > Although this might be a good excuse just to build a June Bug.
      > > >
      > > > David jost
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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