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Jul 28, 2021

1952 Wagemaker Wolverine

95% restored 1952 Wagemaker Wolverine 14ft mahogany outboard. I have been working on this boat for several years but have sold my property in Michigan

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Jul 24, 2021

Lapstrake / Clinker

Looking for info on a clinker boat I recently purchased. The boat was purchased in Vancouver and said to have been build in Norway pre-1950's. It

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Jul 14, 2021

Osborne 37

Osborne Express Cruiser 37 I have recently purchased Finnesse and was wondering if any one has any historical information on her? She was built in 1968

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Jul 06, 2021

Ocean Race Boat

The Merry Maiden was built in England in 1959. She is 14 feet long and has a 22 foot mast with a main and a jib. She needs to be re-varnished.

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Jun 16, 2021

Epifanes or NOT

I have a ‘59 plywood mahogany Elgin. No rot but old checked grain. I have tried for two years now to make Epifanes fill the grain and produce a good

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Jun 16, 2021

Splining a carvel hull good or bad?

Is splining a carvel hull a good idea,

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Jun 11, 2021

ATLI kbh - S-Cruiser 29 food Kings Cruiser

We bought ATLI in HAMBURGSUND Sweden summer of 2009 That summer we sailed her to Copenhagen Denmark, and a bit roundabout in Denmark. Just to get to

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Jun 11, 2021

Cotton cloth for first sail?

I'm intending to make my own sails, and am currently reading The Sailmaker's Apprentice with an eye to practicing the techniques involved. For my first

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Jun 04, 2021

Sitka Spruce for mast

Having no luck finding Kiln dried Sitka Spruce to build a mast for my sail boat. Anyone have any advice?

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Jun 04, 2021

Sloop Restoration, Keel Repairs

Hello DIY Wood Boat Community: I have begun quite a project to restore a 1979 30' Sloop. This restoration will occur over the next few months here on

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