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Transom Replacement

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Mike’s Home Quarantine Pantry Project

The original wire pantry shelving, while functional, made the space cold and uninviting. During shelter in place for Covid 19, Mike decided to remedy this …

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Trestle Picnic Table

Trestle table built for outdoor use from Douglas Fir, with IPE inserts.

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Gardening

Building raised SIP planters

Building and gardening with Sub Irrigation Planters.  

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Stem Knee and Keel Removal

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Garboard and Adjacent Plank Removal

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New Workshop

Prior work on the Lyman project took place in one of two small buildings I rented near my Town home for shop space. For a …

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Sawn Frames

After confronting our worst fears, steam bending and installing the steam bent White Oak frames turned out to be somewhat routine. The forward sawn frames, …

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Banner Day – Installed 8 Frames

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Steam Bending Frames

After reading all we could about steam bending white oak, watching videos of other boat builders, professional and amateur alike, hearing about the limited amount …

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Preparation for Steam Bending Frames

Step one – Purchase an Earlex Steam unit from Highland Woodworking. Step two – Build a box out of 3/4″ CDX plywood, interior dimensions 5″ …

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Planning and Preparation Give Way to Execution

The plans to pull the motor out of the boat have been in the works for weeks. The mobile engine stand is built and ready …

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Springtime in March

With spring weather forecast for the weekend our plan was to have a full weekend of working on the boat. As plans sometimes go we …

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Parts Have Arrived

Early November I packed up and sent my carburetor, generator, distributor, and fuel pump to Lakeland Auto Marine in Sandusky,Ohio. They re-built the carburetor, re-wound …

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