It’s time to fair the inside of the hull. Due to the shape it is never an easy job. I have some different things to try. First is an ulu. This was given to me by a good friend. He made it using an old tablesaw blade. Actually, he made...
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Farmed for 17 yrs., ran grader for D.O,T. for 18 yrs. now sort of retired. I have a saw mill that I use as a hobby, also love beekeeping. And of course love making sawdust in the shop.
-- Jeff in central Me.
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This isn’t so much a canoe thing, but it’s something I need to do. I can’t leave the canoe sitting on the strongback, it’s too high. I need to make a new stand to put it on, and now is as good a time as any. You may have no...
The filler coat of epoxy has cured, and I sanded it with 80 grit, then sanded with 120 grit. Once again the beautiful, shiny hull is now whitish. I’ve checked it and the epoxy is thick enough to have taken the sanding without sanding into th...
Finally, an update. Sorry about the lapse in updating, but life got in the way of my woodworking fun. On the last blog I patched the two spots that had bubbled. Now it’s time to sand them and make them disappear (hopefully). First order of b...
Today is the day to fix those pesky bubbles. I tossed some wood into the stove and waited for some temperature. I tackled the stove side first (closer to the heat, I may be foolish but I’m no fool). Here is the bubble. I use the edge ...