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  • December Letters

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    Die Foldermaus - Part One
    In one of my more creative moments I was experimenting with half sheet boats and was working on an idea for a squashed hexagonal shape.

    Monday, November 28, 2011

    Mark Steele's Model Yacht Column
    Mark Steele on a wonderful world of small boats.

    Friday, November 25, 2011

  • December Splash

  • Thursday, November 24, 2011

    Boom Tent For Sorcerer
    Lauren encouraged me to make this tent. Of course I thought it was a good idea, but may not have got around to it without her encouragement.

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

    Wee Rose - Part Two
    The other change from the original design is the seat.

    Tuesday, November 22, 2011

    Wee Rose - Part One
    I live in places where a litter of small craft defines the boundary between front yard and open water.

    Monday, November 21, 2011

  • December Reports

  • Friday, November 18, 2011

    The 2011 Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
    The 35th annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, hosted and sponsored by The Center For Wooden Boats (CWB), was held in Seattle WA July 2-4, 2011, at the south end of Lake Union.

    Thursday, November 17, 2011

    The Monk Skiff
    The Monk Skiff Skiffs are flat-bottomed small boats, usually not much more than sixteen feet long

    Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    Boat Cradles
    Easy to build, light duty cradles for small craft.

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011

  • December Treasure Chest

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2011

    Jim Michalak's Newsletter
    We are big fans of Jim Michalak's designs and like to let you know when there is a new issue of his newsletter.

    Monday, November 14, 2011

    The Surveyor
    A good surveyor is critical in a deal like this.

    Friday, November 11, 2011

    Designing and Building a Sailing Kayak - Part 2
    By May 9th I was ready to make the bottom. I used 3/16" birch plywood. This concerned me a bit though my stitch-and-glue book acknowledged people successfully used it.

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

  • December Webwatch

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2011

    I have been sailing for about 15 years now and only really have the chance to get on the water for a few weeks a year. I am still young though.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    Workboats Then and Today - Part One
    When I was but a mere lad, my Dad took me from Tampa to Tarpon Springs, FL for a fishing trip.

    Monday, November 7, 2011

    A Little Wood Boatbuilding Clamp
    Sometimes good ideas come in small packages, and so it is with this little clamp used at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, Washington.

    Friday, November 4, 2011

    Dinghy on a budget - Part 1
    I needed a dinghy as tender for my main build, but feeling less than rich after buying a load of white oak, I decided to try and construct this boat on a budget.

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    A Letter to Michael Storer
    I want to share with you what happened today when I brought 'Little Bird' out into the light of day to step her masts.

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    The Florida 120 - Part Two
    By now some good wind had filled in and we made short work of the Pensacola Bay...

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011

    The Florida 120 - Part One
    For me, the FL120 started a couple weeks before the official start date.