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Dec 19, 2014

The Bismark

I am currently building a model of the Bismarck. But they recommend using a water based glue. I can only glue one piece at a time and have to leave it

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Dec 18, 2014

Saucy Shingle / Tiny Titan

I built this boat in 2013 in Kent, England, while my wife was at a health resort in India. I lofted the plans full size from the tiny magazine drawings

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Dec 17, 2014

Where do I start...?

Hi there. I have brought this 1975 Perryman Puck I sort of fell in love with, all the way from the Norfolk Broads to Central Greece (Pelio peninsula where

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Dec 15, 2014

Stem replacment

Thank you for your instruction on the removal of the above My boat is an old style Irish wooden boat built circa 1925, Somewhere in the past a repair

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Dec 13, 2014

replacing nails in carvel

Thinking of taking on a project. How hard is it to replace rusty nails from wooden carvel?

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Dec 10, 2014

Easy way to fix small leaks in a wooden skiff?

I'm doing research for a book and hoping you can help. The characters need to do a quick fix on a few tiny leaks in their wooden 12' skiff. They're

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Dec 10, 2014

Flagship V-8 manifold and riser's for sale

I have this on e-bay guys and gals if anyone needs one My contact

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Dec 07, 2014

Replacement vinyl flooring for a 1967 Chris craft

Does any one have an alternative supplier to the original plank style flooring supplied originally. Please contact

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Nov 26, 2014

24' Custom Coldmolded Pocket Cruiser

Double ended cutter rigged, new substantial refit concluded 2 years ago. 10 hp sole' diesel. Sitting headroom. Double axle trailer included

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Nov 26, 2014

Seventy ft yack ex navel traning boat

You can find pictures of this class of vesil under vancover island navy boats at asqimalt. This boat has had the hull redone but needs paint. They are

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